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Westlake NYSE:WLK Stock Report

Last Price

US$145.01

Market Cap

US$18.7b

7D

-2.9%

1Y

10.1%

Updated

23 Jul, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

WLK Stock Overview

Engages in the manufacture and marketing of performance and essential materials, and housing and infrastructure products in the United States, Canada, Germany, China, Mexico, Brazil, France, Italy, Taiwan, and internationally.

WLK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends3/6

Westlake Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Westlake
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$145.01
52 Week HighUS$162.64
52 Week LowUS$112.77
Beta1.2
11 Month Change-2.00%
3 Month Change-3.26%
1 Year Change10.14%
33 Year Change74.71%
5 Year Change114.29%
Change since IPO1,879.66%

Recent News & Updates

Here's Why Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Jul 15
Here's Why Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Shares Could Be 24% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Jun 27
Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Shares Could Be 24% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

What Is Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Share Price Doing?

Jun 09
What Is Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Share Price Doing?

Recent updates

Here's Why Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Jul 15
Here's Why Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Shares Could Be 24% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Jun 27
Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Shares Could Be 24% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

What Is Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Share Price Doing?

Jun 09
What Is Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Share Price Doing?

There's Reason For Concern Over Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Price

May 21
There's Reason For Concern Over Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Price

Is Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Using Too Much Debt?

Apr 05
Is Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Using Too Much Debt?

Estimating The Fair Value Of Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)

Mar 18
Estimating The Fair Value Of Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)

Little Excitement Around Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Earnings

Feb 05
Little Excitement Around Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Earnings

Westlake Corp. And Its Real Value

Dec 18

Calculating The Fair Value Of Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)

Dec 12
Calculating The Fair Value Of Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)

Is Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 24
Is Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)?

Nov 05
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)?

Westlake Corporation: Executing Well Under Tough Economic Conditions

Oct 23

An Intrinsic Calculation For Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Suggests It's 41% Undervalued

Sep 08
An Intrinsic Calculation For Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Suggests It's 41% Undervalued

Westlake: Why The Company Is Overvalued Here

Aug 22

We Think Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Aug 18
We Think Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Westlake's (NYSE:WLK) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.50

Aug 18
Westlake's (NYSE:WLK) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.50

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)?

Jul 31
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)?

Westlake Corporation: Deep Value For Long-Term Investors

Jun 09

Are Investors Undervaluing Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) By 35%?

Jun 05
Are Investors Undervaluing Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) By 35%?

These 4 Measures Indicate That Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Apr 29
These 4 Measures Indicate That Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)?

Apr 11
Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)?

An Intrinsic Calculation For Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Suggests It's 27% Undervalued

Feb 20
An Intrinsic Calculation For Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Suggests It's 27% Undervalued

Westlake Corporation declares $0.357 dividend

Feb 17

Here's Why Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Feb 03
Here's Why Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

We Think Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Jan 19
We Think Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Westlake Chemicals: Better Than I Thought, But Still A 'Hold' For 2023

Jan 13

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)?

Jan 04
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Westlake Corporation (NYSE:WLK)?

Westlake Corporation declares $0.357 dividend

Nov 11

Westlake Corporation: Shares Priced Cheaply With Momentum Ahead Of Earnings Thursday

Nov 02

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Presents An Opportunity

Oct 29
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Presents An Opportunity

Westlake, MillerKnoll jump postmarket on index changes

Oct 13

Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Oct 11
Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

What Does Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Share Price Indicate?

Sep 23
What Does Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Share Price Indicate?

Westlake: Better Living Through Chemicals

Aug 21

Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.357

Aug 18
Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.357

Westlake Corporation raises dividend by 20% to $0.357

Aug 13

With EPS Growth And More, Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Makes An Interesting Case

Jul 18
With EPS Growth And More, Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Makes An Interesting Case

Is Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Using Too Much Debt?

Jun 30
Is Westlake (NYSE:WLK) Using Too Much Debt?

Shareholder Returns

WLKUS ChemicalsUS Market
7D-2.9%-0.7%-1.6%
1Y10.1%2.7%19.8%

Return vs Industry: WLK exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned 3.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WLK underperformed the US Market which returned 20% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WLK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WLK volatility
WLK Average Weekly Movement3.0%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement5.0%
Market Average Movement5.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market14.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: WLK has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: WLK's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198615,520Jean-Marc Gilsonwww.westlake.com

Westlake Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of performance and essential materials, and housing and infrastructure products in the United States, Canada, Germany, China, Mexico, Brazil, France, Italy, Taiwan, and internationally. The company operates through two segments: Performance and Essential Materials and Housing and Infrastructure Products. The Performance and Essential Materials segment offers ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, chlorinated derivative products, ethylene dichloride, vinyl chloride monomer, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), epoxy specialty resins, and base epoxy resins and intermediaries, as well as chlor-alkali, such as chlorine and caustic soda.

Westlake Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Westlake's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WLK fundamental statistics
Market capUS$18.69b
Earnings (TTM)US$257.00m
Revenue (TTM)US$12.17b

72.5x

P/E Ratio

1.5x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
WLK income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$12.17b
Cost of RevenueUS$10.27b
Gross ProfitUS$1.89b
Other ExpensesUS$1.64b
EarningsUS$257.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2024

Next Earnings Date

Aug 06, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)2.00
Gross Margin15.56%
Net Profit Margin2.11%
Debt/Equity Ratio45.1%

How did WLK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.4%

Current Dividend Yield

92%

Payout Ratio
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