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Westlake Corp WLK

Morningstar Rating
$158.05 −2.64 (1.64%)
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Price vs Fair Value

WLK is trading at a 77% premium.
Price
$160.98
Fair Value
$666.59
Uncertainty
High
1-Star Price
$869.38
5-Star Price
$431.34
Economic Moat
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Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$160.69
Day Range
$156.55158.21
52-Week Range
$103.31162.55
Bid/Ask
$157.90 / $158.08
Market Cap
$20.32 Bil
Volume/Avg
125,729 / 432,966

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
17.01
Price/Sales
1.70
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
1.18%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
1.27%
Total Yield
1.25%

Company Profile

Westlake Corp is a manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, polymers and building products. Its Performance and Essential Materials segment offers a wide range of essential building blocks for making products utilized in everyday living, including olefins, vinyl chemicals, polyethylene, and epoxies. Its Housing and Infrastructure Products segment produces key finished goods for building products, pipe and fittings, and global compounds businesses.
Sector
Basic Materials
Industry
Specialty Chemicals
Stock Style Box
Mid Core
Total Number of Employees
15,520

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
WLK
WLKP
000698
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
17.0113.61
Price/Book Value
2.002.832.01
Price/Sales
1.700.670.57
Price/Cash Flow
11.601.7518.62
Price/Earnings
WLK
WLKP
000698

Financial Strength

Metric
WLK
WLKP
000698
Quick Ratio
1.815.090.55
Current Ratio
2.465.210.65
Interest Coverage
2.9013.95
Quick Ratio
WLK
WLKP
000698

Profitability

Metric
WLK
WLKP
000698
Return on Assets (Normalized)
4.02%25.46%−5.21%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
8.11%119.22%−19.52%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
5.42%28.74%−8.86%
Return on Assets
WLK
WLKP
000698
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