Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK): Price and Financial Metrics


Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)

Today's Latest Price: $41.85 USD

2.81 (7.20%)

Updated Apr 7 10:03am

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 68 in Chemicals

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WLK Stock Summary

  • Westlake Chemical Corp's market capitalization of $4,833,987,150 is ahead of 81.71% of US-listed equities.
  • For WLK, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 85.59% of US equities we're observing.
  • As for revenue growth, note that WLK's revenue has grown -5.99% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 21.87% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WLK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LAMR, AVA, SLGN, IR, and PLOW.
  • WLK's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Westlake Chemical Corp's official web site, go to www.westlake.com.
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WLK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.85 52-week high $78.08
Prev. close $39.04 52-week low $28.99
Day low $40.35 Volume 27,656
Day high $42.46 Avg. volume 835,663
50-day MA $50.14 Dividend yield 2.69%
200-day MA $62.14 Market Cap 5.37B

Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Company Bio


Westlake Chemical is a manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products used in a range of products including: ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, caustic, VCM, PVC suspension and specialty resins and PVC building products including pipe and specialty components, windows, fence, deck and film. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Houston, Texas.

WLK Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$41.85$72.3885%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Westlake Chemical Corp. To summarize, we found that Westlake Chemical Corp ranked in the 56th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 86.33% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WLK, they are:

  • Westlake Chemical Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 6%; for context, that number is higher than merely 9.92% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Basic Materials), Westlake Chemical Corp has a reliance on debt greater than 59.71% of them.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%82%
1%84%
2%85%
3%87%
4%89%
5%91%

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WLK, try VMC, MLM, MTRN, CBT, and WOR.


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WLK Price Returns

1-mo -18.15%
3-mo -38.13%
6-mo -29.78%
1-year -43.85%
3-year -35.29%
5-year -41.42%
YTD -40.09%
2019 7.72%
2018 -37.27%
2017 92.39%
2016 4.71%
2015 -10.07%

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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch


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