Basic Materials: Chemicals

Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK: NYSE)

$89 -0.46 | -0.51%
07/31/14 - 09:45 AM ET
Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 89.46
52 Week High 91.97
52 Week Low 49.19
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 0.63
Beta (3 year) 2.18
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 11,936.57
Shares Out (Mil) 133.43
Float (Mil) 42.02
Dividend Information
Yield % 0.60
Annual Dividend 0.50
Payout Ratio 9.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 3.30
Current Ratio 4.70
LT Debt/ Equity 0.30
Total Debt / Equity 0.30
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 18.50
Price/Sales 3.04
Price/Book 4.65
Price/Cash Flow 14.60
Per Share Data
Earnings 4.82
Sales 29.40
Book Value 19.25
Cash Flow 6.11
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: 2200
CEO: Albert Chao
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 0.94
Previous Month (Mil) 0.97
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 2.20
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 25.10
Return on Assets 15.50
Return on Investments 19.40
Profitability
Gross Margin 33.90
EBIT Margin 25.80
Profit Margin 16.40

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