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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK.N)

WLK.N on New York Stock Exchange

107.86USD
22 Jun 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.99 (+1.88%)
Prev Close
$105.87
Open
$108.52
Day's High
$109.29
Day's Low
$107.12
Volume
439,810
Avg. Vol
186,063
52-wk High
$124.29
52-wk Low
$61.56

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2018 Mar '18 2,150.00 2.204
FY 2017 Dec '17 2,010.33 1.594
Sep '17 2,108.89 1.615
Jun '17 1,979.16 1.171
Mar '17 1,942.62 1.060
FY 2016 Dec '16 1,735.18 0.760
Sep '16 1,279.03 0.505
Jun '16 1,086.06 0.851
Mar '16 975.19 0.939
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofU.S. Dollars
**Note: Units in U.S. Dollars

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 14 2,185.56 2,280.00 2,104.00 1,964.96
Quarter Ending Sep-18 14 2,207.20 2,328.53 2,103.00 1,965.46
Year Ending Dec-18 15 8,645.12 8,938.00 8,400.02 7,911.19
Year Ending Dec-19 15 8,978.04 9,613.76 8,560.00 8,205.08
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 18 2.49 2.86 2.22 1.35
Quarter Ending Sep-18 18 2.40 3.07 2.11 1.39
Year Ending Dec-18 16 9.28 10.97 8.73 4.77
Year Ending Dec-19 18 9.63 12.92 8.78 4.78
LT Growth Rate (%) 3 13.53 20.19 8.00 8.00
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 16.38 24.36 22.87
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 19.55 64.50 190.38
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 11.17 15.88 14.64
Beta 1.56 0.92 1.06
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.69 2.52 2.83
Price to Book (MRQ) 2.72 3.71 2.48
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 4.14 3.83 59.61
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 9.27 16.36 19.41
% Owned Institutions 30.62 0.17 0.22

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield 0.78 1.37 1.94
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 0.95 0.30 1.42
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 25.12 58.99 22.48
Payout Ratio(TTM) 12.31 4.58 36.89

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 10.68 15.09 66.65
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 36.50 22.50 16.11
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 17.63 1.83 1.13
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 107.93 -9.45 155.18
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 107.27 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 13.61 2.53 -4.12
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 8.08 17.22 3.52

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 1.22 1.94 2.15
Current Ratio (MRQ) 1.79 2.37 2.70
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 51.86 30.73 24.27
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 60.82 38.65 33.99
Interest Coverage (TTM) 6.38 21.18 16.27

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 23.57 24.03 23.91
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 24.67 15.38 24.43
EBITD Margin (TTM) 24.65 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 25.65 13.50 20.11
Operating Margin (TTM) 16.96 17.75 11.63
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 18.82 9.70 13.02
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 15.35 16.64 11.98
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 17.97 8.91 12.63
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 10.91 12.54 9.15
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.15 6.47 9.59
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 28.91 24.56 21.68
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 32.42 26.76 24.32

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 937,316 13,641,399,000 6,620,361,555
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 102,306 1,788,389,564 747,697,309
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 8.06 12.42 10.15
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 7.14 7.76 6.15
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.74 0.92 0.68

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 8.06 11.43 6.53
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.34 6.49 7.10
Return on Investment (TTM) 9.55 14.94 8.36
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 11.00 8.81 8.86
Return on Equity (TTM) 19.44 20.20 11.25
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 19.56 12.56 11.20
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 58.43 22.12 17.63
EPS (TTM) % 78.40 2.44 13.61
Dividend % 7.66 11.24 25.12
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Westlake Chemical Corp

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -8.79 -9.90 97 9
13 Week -4.25 -10.04 99 9
26 Week 3.07 0.39 99 34
52 Week 70.66 50.82 99 38
YTD 1.25 -1.74 99 20
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 30.65%
# of Holders: 424
Total Shares Held: 39,715,182
3 Mo. Net Change: -436,162
# New Positions: 88
# Closed Positions: 44
# Increased Positions: 208
# Reduced Positions: 187
# Net Buyers: 21
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