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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK.N)

WLK.N on New York Stock Exchange

93.51USD
17 Nov 2017
Change (% chg)

$0.82 (+0.88%)
Prev Close
$92.69
Open
$92.85
Day's High
$94.12
Day's Low
$92.47
Volume
202,480
Avg. Vol
184,306
52-wk High
$96.09
52-wk Low
$52.58

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.63 December 20 Nov 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 3 2 2 2
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 8 7 7
(3) HOLD 4 4 5 5
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 1 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.24 2.33 2.40 2.40

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 11 2,030.04 2,165.59 1,941.00 1,764.96
Quarter Ending Mar-18 6 2,062.82 2,204.06 1,942.00 1,678.68
Year Ending Dec-17 11 8,009.31 8,196.26 7,656.00 7,053.32
Year Ending Dec-18 13 8,303.55 9,029.02 7,722.00 7,246.75
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 12 1.63 1.98 1.44 0.90
Quarter Ending Mar-18 7 1.54 1.82 1.07 0.83
Year Ending Dec-17 8 5.45 5.69 5.10 4.19
Year Ending Dec-18 15 6.32 7.44 5.10 4.11
LT Growth Rate (%) 2 11.25 14.50 8.00 8.00

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 2,048.74 2,108.89 60.15 2.94
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1,998.90 1,979.16 19.74 0.99
Quarter Ending Mar-17 1,786.72 1,942.62 155.90 8.73
Quarter Ending Dec-16 1,763.41 1,735.18 28.23 1.60
Quarter Ending Sep-16 1,449.93 1,279.03 170.90 11.79
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.45 1.61 0.16 10.72
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.26 1.17 0.09 6.83
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.83 1.11 0.28 33.46
Quarter Ending Dec-16 0.80 0.90 0.10 12.63
Quarter Ending Sep-16 0.89 0.86 0.03 3.37

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 2,030.04 2,019.22 1,986.60 1,914.48 1,764.96
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2,062.82 2,046.32 2,011.28 2,006.94 1,678.68
Year Ending Dec-17 8,009.31 8,001.55 7,960.35 7,884.51 7,053.32
Year Ending Dec-18 8,303.55 8,278.01 8,222.00 8,074.15 7,246.75
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.63 1.54 1.43 1.14 0.90
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.54 1.51 1.39 1.27 0.83
Year Ending Dec-17 5.45 5.20 4.95 4.68 4.19
Year Ending Dec-18 6.32 6.23 5.79 5.26 4.11

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-17 2 0 6 3
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 0 3 1
Year Ending Dec-17 1 0 5 3
Year Ending Dec-18 2 0 9 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-17 3 0 9 1
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2 0 5 0
Year Ending Dec-17 2 0 6 0
Year Ending Dec-18 2 1 12 0