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99.27

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Volume

Volume 3,165

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Previous close

$ 96.43

$ 99.27

Change

+2.84 +2.95%

Day low

Day high

$97.14

$100.67

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52 week low

52 week high

$74.71

$109.01

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Company Description

Westlake Chemical 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 ...

Westlake Chemical 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

37.54

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

8.40

P/E Ratio (without extraordinary items)

31.77

Price to Sales Ratio

1.39

Price to Book Ratio

1.73

Price to Cash Flow Ratio

8.06

Enterprise Value to EBITDA

12.16

Enterprise Value to Sales

1.47

Total Debt to Enterprise Value

0.29

Efficiency

Revenue/Employee

813,883.00

Income Per Employee

35,683.00

Receivables Turnover

6.67

Total Asset Turnover

0.55

Liquidity

Current Ratio

2.56

Quick Ratio

1.89

Cash Ratio

0.97

Profitability

Gross Margin

12.18

Operating Margin

6.20

Pretax Margin

4.41

Net Margin

4.38

Return on Assets

2.43

Return on Equity

5.53

Return on Total Capital

4.44

Return on Invested Capital

3.35

Capital Structure

Total Debt to Total Equity

66.82

Total Debt to Total Capital

40.06

Total Debt to Total Assets

29.19

Long-Term Debt to Equity

65.23

Long-Term Debt to Total Capital

39.10

Officers and Executives

Name Age Officer Since Title
Mr. James Yuan Chao 72 1986 Chairman
Mr. Albert Yuan Chao 70 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
11/11/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
2,369   Disposition at $101.57 per share. 240,619
11/08/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
631   Disposition at $100.77 per share. 63,585
11/05/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
6,356   Disposition at $98.8 per share. 627,972
08/14/2021 TTWF LP
Chairman; Director
2,400   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/14/2021 R. Bruce Northcutt
Director
2,400   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/14/2021 Michael J. Graff
Director
2,400   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/14/2021 David Tsung-Hung Chao
Director
2,400   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/14/2021 Jeffrey W. Sheets
Director
2,400   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/14/2021 Marius A. Haas
Director
2,400   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/14/2021 Mark A. McCollum
Director
2,400   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/14/2021 Kimberly S. Lubel
Director
2,400   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
05/21/2021 Roger Lester Kearns
EVP and COO
3,000   Gift at $0 per share. 0
05/15/2021 Kimberly S. Lubel
Director
3,780   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
05/10/2021 Robert Ford Buesinger
EVP, Vinyl Products
5,000   Disposition at $105 per share. 525,000
03/18/2021 Robert Ford Buesinger
EVP, Vinyl Products
82   Gift at $0 per share. 0
03/12/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
5,820   Disposition at $95.23 per share. 554,238
03/12/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
9,920   Disposition at $94.39 per share. 936,348
03/12/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
5,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $61.86 per share. 309,300
03/12/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
10,740   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $45.7 per share. 490,818
03/09/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
25,811   Disposition at $92.27 per share. 2,381,580
03/09/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
15,995   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $61.86 per share. 989,450
03/09/2021 Mark Steven Bender
EVP and CFO; Director
9,816   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $63.98 per share. 628,027
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MarketWatch News on WLK

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    4:43 p.m. Jan. 18, 2022

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  10. Westlake Chemical resumed at buy, from previous rating of hold, at Wedbush

    7:18 a.m. Jan. 18, 2022

    - Tomi Kilgore

  11. Celanese Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

    4:43 p.m. Jan. 14, 2022

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    5:07 p.m. Jan. 13, 2022

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Other News on WLK

  1. Top 5 Value Picks to Shrug Off Market Gyrations

    6:17 a.m. Jan. 27, 2022

    - Zacks.com

  2. Explosion reported at Westlake chemical plant in Louisiana

    12:45 p.m. Jan. 26, 2022

    - Seeking Alpha

  3. Best Growth Stocks to Buy for January 24th

    7:18 a.m. Jan. 24, 2022

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    10:08 a.m. Jan. 20, 2022

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  5. Best Value Stocks to Buy for January 20th

    8:53 a.m. Jan. 20, 2022

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  6. Westlake (WLK) Soars to 52-Week High, Time to Cash Out?

    9:15 a.m. Jan. 17, 2022

    - Zacks.com

  7. Best Value Stocks to Buy for January 4th

    7:15 a.m. Jan. 4, 2022

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  8. Olin Corporation: A Must Have Growth Stock

    8:33 a.m. Dec. 22, 2021

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At a Glance

Westlake Chemical Corp.

2801 Post Oak Boulevard

Suite 600

Houston, Texas 77056-6136

Phone

1 7139609111

Industry

Chemicals

Sector

Basic Materials/Resources

Fiscal Year-end

12/2021

Revenue

$7.50B

Net Income

$329.00M

Employees

9,220

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Press Releases on WLK

  1. Hexion Holdings to be Acquired by American Securities

    9:00 a.m. Dec. 20, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  2. Westlake's Vinnolit Introduces New Lower-Carbon GreenVin PVC

    8:00 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  3. Daily Dividend Report: MAN,CBT,WLK,LOW,BRKR

    12:23 p.m. Nov. 15, 2021

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  4. Daily Dividend Report: MAN,CBT,WLK,LOW,BRKR

    12:14 p.m. Nov. 15, 2021

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  5. Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

    4:05 p.m. Nov. 12, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  6. Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2021 Results

    5:30 a.m. Nov. 2, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  7. Westlake and Nexii Announce Alliance to Support Sustainable Building

    5:58 a.m. Oct. 7, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  8. Westlake Contributes $250,000 to the Hurricane Ida Relief Fund

    7:00 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  9. Grey Mountain Partners Sells Dimex LLC

    1:35 p.m. Sept. 13, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  10. Westlake Completes Acquisition of Dimex

    8:20 a.m. Sept. 10, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  11. Westlake Chemical Corporation Issues Statement on Hurricane Ida

    6:40 p.m. Aug. 31, 2021

    - BusinessWire - BZX

  12. Daily Dividend Report: WY,MMM,WLK,AEE,BMI

    12:43 p.m. Aug. 16, 2021

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

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