Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP): Price and Financial Metrics

Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP): $25.71

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  • WLKP scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 98.89% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WLKP is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • WLKP ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 43rd percentile.

WLKP Stock Summary

  • WLKP's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 520.76 -- higher than 94.04% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for WLKP is currently 2.06, higher than merely 6.13% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • For WLKP, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 93.79% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Westlake Chemical Partners LP, a group of peers worth examining would be ARCO, CINR, COOP, BRFS, and CPAC.
  • Visit WLKP's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wlkpartners.com.

WLKP Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, WLKP's price/sales ratio is 60.87% lower, now standing at 0.9.
  • Over the past 86 months, WLKP's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.
  • Over the past 86 months, WLKP's price/earnings ratio has gone up 11.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WLKP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WLKP 2021-09-03 0.9 3.2 12.5 15.6
WLKP 2021-09-02 0.9 3.3 12.6 15.7
WLKP 2021-09-01 0.9 3.3 12.6 15.7
WLKP 2021-08-31 0.9 3.2 12.4 15.6
WLKP 2021-08-30 0.9 3.2 12.3 15.5
WLKP 2021-08-27 0.9 3.2 12.5 15.6

WLKP Growth Metrics

  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -81.98%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 29.86%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -74.09%.
Over the past 67 months, WLKP's revenue has gone up $60,836,000.

The table below shows WLKP's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,068.057 436.796 73.805
2021-03-31 984.328 417.844 63.566
2020-12-31 966.67 373.397 66.167
2020-09-30 993.816 456.529 68.513
2020-06-30 1,011.772 460.854 64.9
2020-03-31 1,043.334 448.269 63.773

WLKP's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WLKP has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 98.88% of graded US stocks.
  • WLKP's asset turnover comes in at 0.777 -- ranking 30th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • CE, WLK, and AVNT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WLKP.

The table below shows WLKP's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.777 0.378 0.049
2021-03-31 0.720 0.369 0.044
2020-12-31 0.704 0.392 0.046
2020-09-30 0.719 0.400 0.048
2020-06-30 0.729 0.386 0.047
2020-03-31 0.746 0.376 0.047

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WLKP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $25.71 52-week high $27.57
Prev. close $25.53 52-week low $17.82
Day low $25.50 Volume 25,100
Day high $25.73 Avg. volume 80,770
50-day MA $25.39 Dividend yield 7.35%
200-day MA $25.49 Market Cap 905.12M

Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) Company Bio

Westlake Chemical Partners LP produces and sell ethylene, ethylene co-products, including propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen directly to third parties on either a spot or contract basis. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Yahoo | October 22, 2021

Earnings Estimates Moving Higher for Westlake (WLK): Time to Buy?

Westlake (WLK) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

Yahoo | October 20, 2021

Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for October 20th

WLK, SIG, and OLN made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) growth stocks list on October 20, 2021.

Yahoo | October 20, 2021

Westlake Chemical Partners Announce Third Quarter Earnings for 2021 Conference Call

HOUSTON, October 19, 2021--Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE: WLKP) will release its third quarter earnings for 2021 prior to the market opening on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The company will host a conference call at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (11:00 p.m. Central Time) on the same day to discuss the earnings release.

Yahoo | October 19, 2021

Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for October 14th

LAD, M, and WLK made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) growth stocks list on October 14, 2021.

Yahoo | October 14, 2021

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WLKP Price Returns

1-mo 4.68%
3-mo -2.96%
6-mo -2.41%
1-year 43.57%
3-year 39.55%
5-year 76.62%
YTD 13.88%
2020 -0.83%
2019 18.54%
2018 3.55%
2017 22.38%
2016 4.09%

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