Westlake Chemical Stock Price (NYSE:WLK)

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$95.59 $1.34 (1.38%) WLK stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)
Prev Close* : $96.93
Market Cap:
$12.57B
Day Low: $94.93
52 Week Low: $68.93
Open: $96.72
Volume: -
Day High: $96.72
52 Week High: $124.30
Dividend:
0.84

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Westlake Chemical Valuation

PE ratio
(price earnings ratio)
7.91
PS ratio (
price to sales ratio
)
1.47
PB ratio (
price to book ratio
)
2.44

Westlake Chemical Returns

ROE
(return on equity)
31%

Westlake Chemical Financial Ratios

Asset Turnover
0.78
Receivables Turnover
7.55
Debt to Equity
0.46
Dividend Yield
0.88%

WLK Industry Peers

Company Price Change (%)
Covestro Ag-adr (COVTY)43.940.22 (0.5%)
Kuraray Co (KURRY)41.070.27 (0.66%)
Lyondellbasell (LYB)113.11.15 (1.03%)
Axiall Corp (AXLL)330.02 (0.06%)
Huntsman (HUN)31.530.1 (0.32%)
Olin (OLN)29.70.11 (0.37%)
Braskem (BAK)28.690.29 (1%)

Top Stock Gainers

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CompanyPriceChange (%)
Tredegar (TG)21.750.45 (2.11%)
Top gainers from Chemicals-Plastics industry
* As of Aug 18, 2018
CompanyPriceChange (%)
China XD Plastics (CXDC)3.350.1 (2.9%)
Westlake Chemical (WLK)95.591.34 (1.38%)
A Schulman (SHLM)43.60.1 (0.23%)
PolyOne (POL)43.110.02 (0.05%)
Top losers from Chemicals-Plastics industry
* As of Aug 18, 2018

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Westlake Chemical Financial Statements

income statement20172016201520142013
Net Sales or Revenues8.04B5.08B4.46B4.42B3.76B
Net Income1.3B398.85M646.01M678.52M610.42M
Total Operating Expense536M399.1M225.36M193.35M147.97M
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balance sheet20172016201520142013
Total Assets12.08B10.89B5.58B5.21B4.06B
Total Liabilities6.71B7B2.01B2.01B1.64B
Shareholders Equity5.37B3.89B3.56B3.2B2.42B
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cash flow statement20172016201520142013
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities155M59.94M128.65M69.46M-63.26M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities1.54B833.85M1.08B1.03B752.72M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-577M-627.27M-491.37M-430.92M-679.2M
View Westlake Chemical cash flow statement

Westlake Chemical Stock Message Board

As of last trading day, Westlake Chemical stock price was $95.59. Looking at Westlake Chemical market capitalization, which currently stands at $12.57B, we can say that WLK stock is a Large Cap stock. A value investor must look at the fundamentals of a stock, and perform Westlake Chemical valuation, even though in the short-term, sentiment and current breaking news might affect Westlake Chemical stock price.

For recognizing and analyzing the real performance of Westlake Chemical stock, it is a standard practise to adjust historical stock prices to remove gaps caused by stock splits, dividends and distributions. 836,279 WLK shares were traded yesterday, and Westlake Chemical stock chart shows that the WLK stock quote hit a day high of $96.72 and day low of $94.93. Dividends are usually paid by large stable companies, and typically not by those which are in their rapid growth stages. A company's continuing success is indicated by a steadily increasing dividend payout. Westlake Chemical dividend per share was 0.84 during the last quarter. One can observe stock price trends and check for volatility by checking Westlake Chemical stock price history.