Basic Materials: Chemicals

Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK: NYSE)

$43.5 -0.05 | -0.11%
02/09/16 - 04:02 PM ET
Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 43.55
52 Week High 79.25
52 Week Low 40.44
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 0.83
Beta (3 year) 1.70
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 5,689.90
Shares Out (Mil) 130.65
Float (Mil) 40.23
Dividend Information
Yield % 1.70
Annual Dividend 0.73
Payout Ratio 13.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 3.30
Current Ratio 4.20
LT Debt/ Equity 0.24
Total Debt / Equity 0.24
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 8.10
Price/Sales 1.23
Price/Book 1.76
Price/Cash Flow 5.80
Per Share Data
Earnings 5.40
Sales 35.30
Book Value 24.68
Cash Flow 7.49
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: 3550
CEO: Albert Chao
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 1.62
Previous Month (Mil) 1.07
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 2.40
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 22.80
Return on Assets 13.30
Return on Investments 18.50
Profitability
Gross Margin 33.70
EBIT Margin 24.00
Profit Margin 16.00

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