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

Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP): $21.85

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  • WLKP scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 98.17% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WLKP is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 178 days.
  • WLKP's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 49.49% of US stocks).

WLKP Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for WLKP is currently 1.64, higher than merely 7.29% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS LP is higher than it is for about 94.61% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WLKP is more volatile than just 6.71% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS LP are CLF, CCK, EAF, OLN, and WPP.
  • WLKP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS LP's official web site, go to www.wlkpartners.com.

WLKP Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, WLKP's price/sales ratio is 58.33% lower, now standing at 0.5.
  • WLKP's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 12.5 over the prior 105 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WLKP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WLKP 2023-03-16 0.5 2.6 11.7 13.8
WLKP 2023-03-15 0.5 2.5 11.6 13.7
WLKP 2023-03-14 0.5 2.6 11.9 13.9
WLKP 2023-03-13 0.5 2.5 11.6 13.7
WLKP 2023-03-10 0.5 2.6 12.0 14.1
WLKP 2023-03-09 0.5 2.7 12.2 14.2

WLKP Growth Metrics

    The year over year price growth rate now stands at 3.54%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 3.14%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -81.84%.
WLKP's revenue has moved up $488,707,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
2022-09-30 1,556.764 363.024 76.901
2022-06-30 1,435.607 346.988 74.934
2022-03-31 1,309.051 357.841 83.595
2021-12-31 1,214.858 408.439 82.547
2021-09-30 1,130.054 419.098 68.06
2021-06-30 1,068.057 436.796 73.805

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 99.06% of graded US stocks.
  • WLKP's asset turnover comes in at 0.825 -- ranking 26th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • SEE, CE, and WLK 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
2021-09-30 0.825 0.336 0.046
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

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WLKP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $21.85 52-week high $29.40
Prev. close $21.70 52-week low $18.58
Day low $21.76 Volume 16,400
Day high $22.33 Avg. volume 48,950
50-day MA $23.71 Dividend yield 8.74%
200-day MA $23.67 Market Cap 769.60M

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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Below are the latest news stories about WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS LP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WLKP as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | March 17, 2023

Westlake (NYSE:WLK) sheds 3.4% this week, as yearly returns fall more in line with earnings growth

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Yahoo | March 9, 2023

Westlake Chemical Partners LP Filed Annual Report

HOUSTON, March 01, 2023--Westlake Chemical Partners LP (NYSE: WLKP) (the "Partnership") announced that it filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 1, 2023. A copy of this 10-K may be found on the Partnership's website, www.wlkpartners.com, by selecting the "Investor Relations" tab, then "SEC Filings."

Yahoo | March 1, 2023

WLKP vs. NVZMY: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

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Yahoo | February 24, 2023

Are Investors Undervaluing Westlake Chemical Partners (WLKP) Right Now?

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Yahoo | February 24, 2023

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WLKP Price Returns

1-mo -7.65%
3-mo 2.39%
6-mo 5.50%
1-year -11.12%
3-year 106.44%
5-year 41.70%
YTD -5.28%
2022 -5.77%
2021 21.19%
2020 -0.83%
2019 18.54%
2018 3.55%

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