Basic Materials: Chemicals

Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK: NYSE)

$45.43 0.07 | 0.15%
07/25/16 - 04:02 PM ET
Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 45.36
52 Week High 67.88
52 Week Low 39.48
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 1.18
Beta (3 year) 1.65
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 5,910.69
Shares Out (Mil) 130.31
Float (Mil) 37.71
Dividend Information
Yield % 1.60
Annual Dividend 0.73
Payout Ratio 15.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 3.30
Current Ratio 4.30
LT Debt/ Equity 0.22
Total Debt / Equity 0.22
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 9.60
Price/Sales 1.36
Price/Book 1.74
Price/Cash Flow 6.60
Per Share Data
Earnings 4.71
Sales 33.27
Book Value 26.14
Cash Flow 6.89
Business Summary
Westlake Chemical Corp is a manufacturer and marketer of basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers and fabricated products. The Company operates in two principal business segments, Olefins and Vinyls.
General Information
2801 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77056
www.westlake.com
Industry : Chemicals
Sector: Basic Materials
Employees: 4225
CEO: Albert Chao
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 5.15
Previous Month (Mil) 4.94
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 3.50
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 18.90
Return on Assets 11.20
Return on Investments 15.50
Profitability
Gross Margin 32.50
EBIT Margin 22.30
Profit Margin 14.80

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