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Westlake Corporation (WLK)
150.15  0.47 (0.31%)    04-23 11:08
Open: 148.7
High: 150.73
Volume: 34,115
  
Pre. Close: 149.68
Low: 148.7
Market Cap: 19,252(M)
Technical analysis
2024-04-23 10:52:01 AM
Short term     
Mid term     
Targets 6-month :  181.12 1-year :  189.96
Resists First :  155.07 Second :  162.63
Pivot price 154.2
Supports First :  142.83 Second :  118.84
MAs MA(5) :  149.65 MA(20) :  153.8
MA(100) :  141.89 MA(250) :  130.11
MACD MACD :  0.7 Signal :  1.9
%K %D K(14,3) :  15.2 D(3) :  12.2
RSI RSI(14): 48.7
52-week High :  162.63 Low :  103.27
Price, MAs and Bollinger Bands

Price has closed above its short-term moving average. Short-term moving average is currently above mid-term; and above long-term moving average. From the relationship between price and moving averages: This stock is BULLISH in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.
[ WLK ] has closed above bottom band by 27.1%. Bollinger Bands are 37.2% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.

Stock Price Prediction
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 151.23 - 152.1 152.1 - 152.88
Low: 146.36 - 147.31 147.31 - 148.16
Close: 148.31 - 149.84 149.84 - 151.21
Company Description

Westlake Corporation manufactures and supplies petrochemicals, polymers, and building products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Performance and Essential Materials; and Housing and Infrastructure Products. The Performance and Essential Materials segment manufactures and markets polyethylene, styrene monomer, ethylene co-products, PVC, VCM, ethylene dichloride chlor-alkali, and chlorinated derivative products. The Housing and Infrastructure Products segment manufactures and sells residential PVC siding; PVC trim and moldings; roofing applications; decorative stone; windows; PVC decking; PVC films for various inflatables, wallcovering, tape, and roofing applications; polymer composite roof tiles; PVC pipe and fittings; PVC compounds; and various consumer and commercial products such as landscape edging; industrial, home and office matting; marine dock edging; and masonry joint controls. The company offers its products to a range of customers, including chemical processors, plastics fabricators, small construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses for use in various consumer and industrial markets, including residential construction, flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, healthcare products, water treatment, and coatings, as well as other durable and non-durable goods. The company was formerly known as Westlake Chemical Corporation and changed its name to Westlake Corporation in February 2022. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Westlake Corporation is a subsidiary of TTWF LP.

Headline News

Tue, 23 Apr 2024
Westlake Corp.: Looks Attractive Even Without Momentum Assumptions (NYSE:WLK) - Seeking Alpha

Tue, 23 Apr 2024
Is Westlake Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Recent Stock Performance Influenced By Its Financials In Any Way? - Simply Wall St

Tue, 23 Apr 2024
9,000 Shares in Westlake Co. (NYSE:WLK) Acquired by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System - MarketBeat

Mon, 22 Apr 2024
Westlake Epoxy Introducing New Lower Yellowing Epoxy Products | Wire | chronicle-tribune.com - Chronicle-Tribune

Mon, 22 Apr 2024
Westlake Epoxy Introducing New Lower Yellowing Epoxy Products - Business Wire

Sun, 21 Apr 2024
Federated Hermes Inc. Sells 216,188 Shares of Westlake Co. (NYSE:WLK) - MarketBeat

Financial Analysis
Price to Book Value:
P/BV, a ratio used to compare book value to its current market price, to gauge whether a stock is valued properly.
Outperform
Price to Earnings:
PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).
Underperform
Discounted cash flow:
DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.
Outperform
Return on Assets:
ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.
Neutral
Return on Equity:
ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.
Underperform
Debt to Equity:
evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.
Outperform
Stock Basics & Statistics
Exchange:
NYSE
Sector:
Basic Materials
Industry:
Chemicals - Specialty
Shares Out 129 (M)
Shares Float 33 (M)
Held by Insiders 73.4 (%)
Held by Institutions 28.4 (%)
Shares Short 1,510 (K)
Shares Short P.Month 1,640 (K)
Stock Financials
EPS 3.69
EPS Est Next Qtrly 0
EPS Est This Year 0
EPS Est Next Year 0
Book Value (p.s.) 79.87
Profit Margin 3.8 %
Operating Margin -2 %
Return on Assets (ttm) 3.7 %
Return on Equity (ttm) 4.9 %
Qtrly Rev. Growth -14.4 %
Gross Profit (p.s.) 0
Sales Per Share 97.65
EBITDA (p.s.) 17.04
Qtrly Earnings Growth 0 %
Operating Cash Flow 2,340 (M)
Levered Free Cash Flow 1,400 (M)
Stock Valuations
PE Ratio 40.73
PEG Ratio -1.2
Price to Book value 1.88
Price to Sales 1.53
Price to Cash Flow 8.25
Stock Dividends
Dividend 0
Forward Dividend 0
Dividend Yield 0%
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