Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK)

65.25
0.45 0.69
NYSE : Basic Materials
Prev Close 64.80
Open 64.67
Day Low/High 64.08 / 65.82
52 Wk Low/High 39.48 / 68.08
Volume 588.45K
Avg Volume 860.00K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 128.93M
Market Cap 8.37B
EPS 3.10
P/E Ratio 21.21
Div & Yield 0.76 (1.20%)

Latest News

Westlake Chemical Stock Sees Short Interest Move 12.7% Lower

Westlake Chemical Stock Sees Short Interest Move 12.7% Lower

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 02/28/2017 settlement date, which shows a 482,768 share decrease in total short interest for Westlake Chemical Corp , to 3,331,228, a decrease of 12.66% since 01/31/2017. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Weekly Roundup: Yellow Flags, Hedging and Sectoral Plays

The market had its first yellow flags last week, and we are entering the week with less optimism for equity upside.

Trades: Closing Some Positions

My preference is to close positions when they have moved significantly close to their maximum profit potential.

Royal® Building Products Releases Annual Outdoor Design Survey Results

Royal® Building Products Releases Annual Outdoor Design Survey Results

Royal ® Building Products, a Westlake company, released findings today from its annual Outdoor Design Survey about the attitudes of homeowners in the U.

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Results

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Results

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income of $98.

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Friday a dividend of $0.

How I'd Play Our Current Portfolio (Part VI)

Energy, transports and a payments provider round out our portfolio review.

Royal® Building Products Reveals 2017 Exterior Color Palette Of The Year

Royal® Building Products Reveals 2017 Exterior Color Palette Of The Year

Royal ® Building Products, a Westlake company, today announced its 2017 Exterior Color Palette of the Year.

Royal® Building Products Features Zuri® Grooved Boards And Celect® Cellular Composite Siding At 2017 International Builders Show

Royal® Building Products Features Zuri® Grooved Boards And Celect® Cellular Composite Siding At 2017 International Builders Show

Royal ® Building Products, a Westlake company, continues its commitment to quality and innovation in the exterior building products category with the introduction of Zuri TM Grooved Boards at the 2017 International...

Trade Idea: Westlake Chemical

Get long WLK with this put spread.

Slim Pickings for Thanksgiving in Value Land

Slim Pickings for Thanksgiving in Value Land

Graham screening reveals 2 names from past vintages and reason to be skeptical of retailers.

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) announced on Monday a dividend of $0.

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income of $65.

Here's a Lasting Chemical High for Those With the Election Blues

Here's a Lasting Chemical High for Those With the Election Blues

Global growth and lower costs position this manufacturer and supplier of fabricated building products, petrochemicals and polymers for steady double-digit capital appreciation in a perilous investment climate.

Election Endgame: How to Survive the Week Ahead

Election Endgame: How to Survive the Week Ahead

Tuesday's U.S. presidential election supersedes all investment factors and poses serious risks to your portfolio. Here's what to do.

Westlake Chemical Announces Expiration And Final Results Of The Exchange Offers And Consent Solicitations For Certain Axiall Notes

Westlake Chemical Announces Expiration And Final Results Of The Exchange Offers And Consent Solicitations For Certain Axiall Notes

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) ("Westlake") today announced the expiration and final results of its previously announced offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") all validly tendered and accepted notes of each...

Westlake Chemical Completes Acquisition Of Axiall Corporation

Westlake Chemical Completes Acquisition Of Axiall Corporation

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Axiall Corporation (NYSE: AXLL) for $33.

5 Big Stocks to Buy for Breakout Gains

5 Big Stocks to Buy for Breakout Gains

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Ratings Changes Today

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Westlake Chemical Concludes Revolving Credit Agreement

Westlake Chemical Concludes Revolving Credit Agreement

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) announced today the completion of a new $1 billion unsecured revolving credit agreement.

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Westlake Chemical Announces Preliminary Results Of The Exchange Offers And Consent Solicitations For Certain Axiall Notes

Westlake Chemical Announces Preliminary Results Of The Exchange Offers And Consent Solicitations For Certain Axiall Notes

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) ("Westlake") today announced that, as of 5:00 p.

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on August 18, 2016 a dividend of $0.

Westlake Chemical Provides An Update On The Pending Acquisition Of Axiall Corporation

Westlake Chemical Provides An Update On The Pending Acquisition Of Axiall Corporation

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) provided an update today on its pending acquisition of Axiall Corporation (NYSE:AXLL).

Westlake Closes Offering Of $750,000,000 Of 3.600% Senior Notes Due 2026 And $700,000,000 Of 5.000% Senior Notes Due 2046

Westlake Closes Offering Of $750,000,000 Of 3.600% Senior Notes Due 2026 And $700,000,000 Of 5.000% Senior Notes Due 2046

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) ("Westlake" or the "Company") today announced that it has closed its previously announced offering of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.

My Defensive Stock Screen Hits a Speed Bump

My Defensive Stock Screen Hits a Speed Bump

The latest crop struggles in an up market.