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NYSE: WLK
Westlake Corp Stock

$136.79-3.79 (-2.7%)
Updated Feb 23, 2024
WLK Price
$136.79
Fair Value Price
N/A
Market Cap
$17.54B
52 Week Low
$102.64
52 Week High
$145.98
P/E
36.67x
P/B
1.71x
P/S
1.43x
PEG
0.22x
Dividend Yield
1.25%
Revenue
$12.55B
Earnings
$479.00M
Gross Margin
17.7%
Operating Margin
6.55%
Profit Margin
3.8%
Debt to Equity
1
Operating Cash Flow
$2B
Beta
1.27
Next Earnings
N/A
Ex-Dividend
Feb 27, 2024
Next Dividend
Mar 14, 2024

WLK Overview

Westlake Corporation manufactures and supplies petrochemicals, polymers, and building products in the U.S. and internationally. Its Performance and Essential Materials segment manufactures and markets polyethylene, styrene monomer, ethylene co-products, PVC, VCM,and chlorinated derivative products. The Housing and Infrastructure Products segment manufactures and sells residential PVC siding, PVC trim and moldings, roofing, decorative stone, windows, PVC decking, PVC films for inflatables, wallcovering, tape, and roofing applications, polymer composite roof tiles, and PVC pipes and fittings. Known as Westlake Chemical Corp. until 2022/02, the company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston,TX.

Zen Score

Industry Average (37)
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Due Diligence Checks

WLK ($136.79) is trading below its intrinsic value of $236.15, according to an updated version of Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 11 of "The Intelligent Investor"
Below Benjamin Graham Formula Value Valuation
WLK is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (36.67x), compared to the US market average (33.56x)
P/E vs Market Valuation
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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Valuation

WLK price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
36.67x
Industry
65.92x
Market
33.56x
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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P/E vs Market Valuation

WLK price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
1.71x
Industry
3.33x
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P/B vs Industry Valuation

WLK price to earnings growth (PEG)

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PEG Value Valuation

WLK's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$2.8B
Net Income
-$497.0M
Profit Margin
-17.6%
WLK's Earnings (EBIT) of $822.00M... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Interest Coverage Financials
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Profit Margin Growth Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$21.0B
Liabilities
$10.3B
Debt to equity
1
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Short-term Liabilities Financials
WLK's long-term liabilities ($7.48B) exceed... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Long-term Liabilities Financials
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Shrinking Debt Financials
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Healthy Debt to Equity Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$573.0M
Investing
-$287.0M
Financing
-$70.0M
WLK's operating cash flow ($2.34B)... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Debt Coverage Financials

WLK vs Specialty Chemical Stocks

TickerMarket Cap1d %P/EP/B
WLK$17.54B-2.70%36.67x1.71x
AVTR$16.52B-0.98%50.73x3.14x
IFF$20.54B+1.28%1,149.71x1.21x
RPM$14.53B+0.34%27.49x6.15x
ALB$14.16B+2.09%9.00x1.50x

Westlake Stock FAQ

What is Westlake's quote symbol?

(NYSE: WLK) Westlake trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol WLK. Westlake stock quotes can also be displayed as NYSE: WLK.

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What is the 52 week high and low for Westlake (NYSE: WLK)?

(NYSE: WLK) Westlake's 52-week high was $145.98, and its 52-week low was $102.64. It is currently -6.3% from its 52-week high and 33.27% from its 52-week low.

How much is Westlake stock worth today?

(NYSE: WLK) Westlake currently has 128,216,207 outstanding shares. With Westlake stock trading at $136.79 per share, the total value of Westlake stock (market capitalization) is $17.54B.

Westlake stock was originally listed at a price of $7.41 in Aug 12, 2004. If you had invested in Westlake stock at $7.41, your return over the last 19 years would have been 1,747.27%, for an annualized return of 16.59% (not including any dividends or dividend reinvestments).

How much is Westlake's stock price per share?

(NYSE: WLK) Westlake stock price per share is $136.79 today (as of Feb 23, 2024).

What is Westlake's Market Cap?

(NYSE: WLK) Westlake's market cap is $17.54B, as of Feb 26, 2024.

Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.

Westlake's market cap is calculated by multiplying WLK's current stock price of $136.79 by WLK's total outstanding shares of 128,216,207.
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