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WLK
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$

121.17

Change

+1.72 +1.44%

Volume

Volume 307,658

Real time quotes

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Previous close

$ 119.45

$ 121.17

Change

+1.72 +1.44%

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Day high

$119.46

$122.46

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52 week low

52 week high

$81.29

$141.19

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Company Description

Westlake Corp. manufactures and markets petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated building products. It operates through the following segments: Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment manufactures ethylene, polyethylene and styrene and associated co-products at the manufacturing facility in Lake Char...

Westlake Corp. manufactures and markets petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated building products. It operates through the following segments: Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment manufactures ethylene, polyethylene and styrene and associated co-products at the manufacturing facility in Lake Charles and polyethylene at the Longview facility. The Vinyls segment manufactures and sells building products fabricated from polyvinyl chloride, including pipe, fittings, profiles, foundation, building products, fence and deck components, window and door components, film and sheet products. The company was founded by Ting Tsung Chao in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Valuation

P/E Current

7.75

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

5.87

P/E Ratio (without extraordinary items)

6.23

Price to Sales Ratio

1.06

Price to Book Ratio

1.56

Price to Cash Flow Ratio

5.22

Enterprise Value to EBITDA

5.23

Enterprise Value to Sales

1.20

Efficiency

Total Asset Turnover

0.73

Liquidity

Current Ratio

2.25

Quick Ratio

1.65

Cash Ratio

0.81

Profitability

Gross Margin

28.63

Operating Margin

23.95

Pretax Margin

22.73

Net Margin

17.02

Return on Assets

12.42

Return on Equity

28.65

Return on Total Capital

22.75

Capital Structure

Total Debt to Total Assets

30.64

Officers and Executives

Name Age Officer Since Title
Mr. James Yuan Chao 72 1986 Chairman
Mr. Albert Yuan Chao 71 1986 President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mr. Roger Lester Kearns 56 2018 Executive Vice President-Vinyls Chemicals
Mr. Mark Steven Bender 63 2005 CFO, Treasurer, SVP & Director-Investor Relations
Mr. L. Benjamin Ederington 49 2013 Secretary, CAO, Senior VP & General Counsel

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
08/31/2022 Robert Ford Buesinger
EVP, HIP, IT & Digital
1,000   Disposition at $98.94 per share. 98,940
08/23/2022 Robert Ford Buesinger
EVP, HIP, IT & Digital
572   Gift at $0 per share. 0
08/13/2022 R. Bruce Northcutt
Director
1,763   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/13/2022 Michael J. Graff
Director
1,763   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/13/2022 David Tsung-Hung Chao
Director
1,763   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/13/2022 Jeffrey W. Sheets
Director
1,763   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/13/2022 Marius A. Haas
Director
1,763   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/13/2022 Kimberly S. Lubel
Director
1,763   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/13/2022 Mark A. McCollum
Director
1,763   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
05/27/2022 Robert Ford Buesinger
EVP, HIP, IT & Digital
14,427   Disposition at $129.47 per share. 1,867,863
05/27/2022 Robert Ford Buesinger
EVP, HIP, IT & Digital
4,856   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $86.54 per share. 420,238
05/27/2022 Robert Ford Buesinger
EVP, HIP, IT & Digital
9,571   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $107.75 per share. 1,031,275
05/17/2022 Roger Lester Kearns
COO and EVP - PEM
8,388   Disposition at $136.24 per share. 1,142,781
05/17/2022 Roger Lester Kearns
COO and EVP - PEM
8,388   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $79.83 per share. 669,614
05/05/2022 L. Benjamin Ederington
EVP, GC, CAO and Secretary
3,143   Disposition at $139.26 per share. 437,694
05/05/2022 L. Benjamin Ederington
EVP, GC, CAO and Secretary
9,426   Disposition at $140 per share. 1,319,640
05/05/2022 L. Benjamin Ederington
EVP, GC, CAO and Secretary
12,569   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $44.42 per share. 558,314
03/31/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
100   Disposition at $124.99 per share. 12,499
03/31/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
5,921   Disposition at $124.34 per share. 736,217
03/31/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
3,960   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $65.81 per share. 260,607
03/31/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
2,061   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $79.83 per share. 164,529
03/30/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
3,062   Disposition at $125.1 per share. 383,056
03/30/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
2,938   Disposition at $124.5 per share. 365,781
03/30/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
3,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $65.81 per share. 197,430
03/30/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
3,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $79.83 per share. 239,490
03/29/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
4,000   Disposition at $122.44 per share. 489,760
03/29/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
2,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $65.81 per share. 131,620
03/29/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
2,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $79.83 per share. 159,660
03/25/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
2,947   Disposition at $125.74 per share. 370,555
03/25/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
5,053   Disposition at $125.11 per share. 632,180
03/25/2022 Roger Lester Kearns
COO and EVP - PEM
2,861   Disposition at $126.4 per share. 361,630
03/25/2022 Roger Lester Kearns
COO and EVP - PEM
7,472   Disposition at $125.84 per share. 940,276
03/25/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
4,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $65.81 per share. 263,240
03/25/2022 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO
4,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $79.83 per share. 319,320
03/25/2022 Roger Lester Kearns
COO and EVP - PEM
6,202   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $86.54 per share. 536,721
03/25/2022 Roger Lester Kearns
COO and EVP - PEM
4,131   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $79.83 per share. 329,777
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    4:43 p.m. Jan. 25, 2023

    - MarketWatch Automation

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    4:43 p.m. Jan. 24, 2023

    - MarketWatch Automation

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    4:43 p.m. Jan. 24, 2023

    - MarketWatch Automation

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    4:43 p.m. Jan. 23, 2023

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    4:43 p.m. Jan. 23, 2023

    - MarketWatch Automation

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    4:43 p.m. Jan. 20, 2023

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    4:43 p.m. Jan. 18, 2023

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Other News on WLK

  1. Westlake Corporation (WLK) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

    10:00 p.m. Nov. 3, 2022

    - Seeking Alpha

  2. 10-Q: WESTLAKE CORP

    1:43 p.m. Nov. 3, 2022

    - Edgar Online - (EDG = 10Q, 10K)

  3. Westlake falls after Q3 earnings, revenue miss estimates

    11:06 a.m. Nov. 3, 2022

    - Seeking Alpha

  4. Westlake Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

    12:32 p.m. Nov. 2, 2022

    - Seeking Alpha

  5. Westlake, MillerKnoll jump postmarket on index changes

    4:28 p.m. Oct. 13, 2022

    - Seeking Alpha

  6. Westlake upgraded to Neutral at UBS on favorable risk-reward

    12:53 p.m. Oct. 6, 2022

    - Seeking Alpha

  7. Aristocratic Spinoff Dow Is A Value Dividend Play

    12:32 p.m. Sept. 5, 2022

    - Seeking Alpha

  8. Why Is Westlake (WLK) Up 4.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

    10:31 a.m. Sept. 1, 2022

    - Zacks.com

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At a Glance

Westlake Corp.

2801 Post Oak Boulevard

Suite 600

Houston, Texas 77056-6136

Phone

1 7139609111

Industry

Chemicals

Sector

Basic Materials/Resources

Fiscal Year-end

12/2022

Revenue

$11.78B

Net Income

$2.01B

Employees

14,550

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Press Releases on WLK

  1. Daily Dividend Report: WY,WLK,MAN,LOW,BMI

    12:04 p.m. Nov. 14, 2022

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  2. Westlake Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

    4:16 p.m. Nov. 11, 2022

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  3. Westlake Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results

    5:30 a.m. Nov. 3, 2022

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  4. Westlake Announces Third Quarter 2022 Earnings Conference Call

    8:00 a.m. Oct. 20, 2022

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  5. Friday's ETF with Unusual Volume: FCTR

    11:17 a.m. Oct. 14, 2022

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  6. Westlake Releases 2021 ESG Report with GRI/SASB Data Appendix

    3:15 p.m. Sept. 26, 2022

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  7. Media Advisory: Westlake to be Featured on EARTH with John Holden

    10:00 a.m. Sept. 21, 2022

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  8. Daily Dividend Report: BMI,WLK,VNT,CRS,CXDO

    11:04 a.m. Aug. 15, 2022

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  9. Westlake Corporation Reports Record Second Quarter 2022 Results

    5:30 a.m. Aug. 2, 2022

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  10. Westlake Announces Second Quarter 2022 Earnings Conference Call

    7:00 a.m. July 20, 2022

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  11. Cultured Stone debuts new logo, refreshed branding at PCBC 2022

    3:00 a.m. June 20, 2022

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