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Westlake Chemical Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for WLK

Based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Westlake Chemical Corp.
Min Forecast
$87.00-2.47%
Avg Forecast
$112.11+25.68%
Max Forecast
$134.00+50.22%

Should I buy or sell WLK stock?

Based on 10 analysts offering ratings for Westlake Chemical Corp.
Buy
Strong Buy
4 analysts 40%
Buy
1 analysts 10%
Hold
5 analysts 50%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

WLK stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
KeyBanc
Top 17%
84
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2021-11-22
Wells Fargo
Top 13%
88
Strong BuyMaintains$130.00+45.74%2021-11-03Find out why
Bank of America
Top 36%
65
Strong BuyUpgrades$120.00+34.53%2021-10-18
Barclays
Bottom 10%
10
HoldMaintains$108.00+21.08%2021-10-05
Piper Sandler
Bottom 17%
17
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$109.00+22.20%2021-09-14
RBC Capital
Top 19%
82
BuyUpgrades$105.00+17.71%2021-07-21
ScotiaBank
Top 31%
70
HoldUpgrades$104.00+16.59%2021-06-21
JP Morgan
Top 9%
92
Strong BuyMaintains$134.00+50.22%2021-06-11
Deutsche Bank
Top 3%
98
HoldMaintains$112.00+25.56%2021-06-04
Anonymous
Alembic Global
Strong BuyMaintains$115.00+28.92%2021-04-12

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Forecast return on equity

Is WLK forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
15.59%
Industry
36%
Market
46.73%
WLK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years (15.59%); analysts are not confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is WLK forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
6.65%
Industry
9.45%
WLK is forecast to generate lower Return on Assets (6.65%) than the US Specialty Chemicals industry average (9.45%)
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WLK earnings per share forecast

What is WLK's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$12.50+8.41%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$9.86-14.48%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$8.90-22.81%
WLK's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of -5.62% per year, which is not exceptional
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WLK revenue forecast

What is WLK's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$11.2B+9.82%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$12.0B+17.57%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$12.5B+22.59%
WLK's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 8.09% per year, which is not exceptional
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WLK earnings growth forecast

How is WLK forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
-5.62%
Industry
30.59%
Market
17.66%
WLK's earnings are forecast to grow slower (-5.62% per year) than the US Specialty Chemicals industry average (30.59%)
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WLK's earnings are forecast to grow slower (-5.62% per year) than the US market average (17.66%)
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WLK's earnings are forecast to grow slower (-5.62% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.4%)
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WLK revenue growth forecast

How is WLK forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
8.09%
Industry
6.12%
Market
10.77%
WLK's revenues are forecast to grow faster (8.09% per year) than the US Specialty Chemicals industry average (6.12%)
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WLK's revenues are forecast to grow slower (8.09% per year) than the US market average (10.77%)
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Westlake Chemical Corp Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Westlake Chemical Corp Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 10 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: WLK) stock is to Buy WLK stock.

Out of 10 analysts, 4 (40%) are recommending WLK as a Strong Buy, 1 (10%) are recommending WLK as a Buy, 5 (50%) are recommending WLK as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending WLK as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending WLK as a Strong Sell.

What is WLK's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: WLK) Westlake Chemical Corp's forecast annual earnings growth rate of -5.62% is not forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 30.59%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 17.66%.

Westlake Chemical Corp's earnings in 2021 is $1,484,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast WLK's earnings for 2021 to be $1,597,774,550, with the lowest WLK earnings forecast at $1,517,246,713, and the highest WLK earnings forecast at $1,711,536,098. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast WLK's earnings for 2022 to be $1,260,324,565, with the lowest WLK earnings forecast at $1,092,877,792, and the highest WLK earnings forecast at $1,374,086,113.

In 2023, WLK is forecast to generate $1,137,615,480 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $787,383,298 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,489,125,881.

What is WLK's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: WLK) Westlake Chemical Corp's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 8.09% is forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.12%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.77%.

Westlake Chemical Corp's revenue in 2021 is $10,236,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast WLK's revenue for 2021 to be $1,436,873,795,580, with the lowest WLK revenue forecast at $1,359,130,943,212, and the highest WLK revenue forecast at $1,478,125,522,378. On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast WLK's revenue for 2022 to be $1,538,242,492,843, with the lowest WLK revenue forecast at $1,226,835,210,472, and the highest WLK revenue forecast at $1,722,656,608,828.

In 2023, WLK is forecast to generate $1,603,980,306,352 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,566,084,928,685 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,641,875,684,019.

What is WLK's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: WLK) forecast ROA is 6.65%, which is lower than the forecast US Specialty Chemicals industry average of 9.45%.

What is WLK's Price Target?

According to 9 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year WLK price target, the average WLK price target is $112.11, with the highest WLK stock price forecast at $134.00 and the lowest WLK stock price forecast at $87.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Westlake Chemical Corp's share price could stay at $112.11 by Nov 22, 2022. The average Westlake Chemical Corp stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current WLK share price of $89.20.

What is WLK's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: WLK) Westlake Chemical Corp's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $11.53. On average, analysts forecast that WLK's EPS will be $12.50 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $11.87, and the highest EPS forecast at $13.39. On average, analysts forecast that WLK's EPS will be $9.86 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $8.55, and the highest EPS forecast at $10.75. In 2023, WLK's EPS is forecast to hit $8.90 (min: $6.16, max: $11.65).

What is WLK's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: WLK) forecast ROE is 15.59%, which is considered weak.
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