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Market Cap $M9,368Revenue $M4,415Net Margin (%)14.9Altman Z-Score5.3
Enterprise Value $M9,477EPS $5.1Operating Margin %24.6Piotroski F-Score5
P/E(ttm)14.3Beneish M-Score-2.6Pre-tax Margin (%)23.9Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.210-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.6Quick Ratio3.4Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.15-y EBITDA Growth Rate %37.5Current Ratio4.4Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Free Cash Flow16.0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.7ROA % (ttm)13.9Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0.9PEG0.4ROE % (ttm)23.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %12.0Shares Outstanding M133ROIC % (ttm)25.8Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with WLK

Number of guru portfolios checked: 68.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
WLKThird Avenue Management 2015-03-31 Add$55.2 - $72.49
($64.07)
$ 70.5110%Add 8.89%4,900
WLKThird Avenue Management 2014-12-31 Buy 0.01%$53.67 - $82.88
($67.89)
$ 70.514%New holding4,500
WLKGeorge Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$62.36 - $84.77
($74.73)
$ 70.51-6%Sold Out0
WLKJohn Keeley 2014-06-30 Reduce$62.36 - $84.77
($74.73)
$ 70.51-6%Reduce 27.73%4,170
WLKGeorge Soros 2014-03-31 Buy 0.01%$57.66 - $68.73
($63.42)
$ 70.5111%New holding7,800
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.03%$48.86 - $53.41
($51.01)
$ 70.5138%Sold Out0
WLKJohn Keeley 2013-09-30 Buy 0.01%$48.855 - $53.41
($51.01)
$ 70.5138%New holding5,770
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.07%$39.31 - $48.965
($44.94)
$ 70.5157%Reduce 67.38%13,336
WLKThird Avenue Management 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.13%$40.87 - $48.61
($44.83)
$ 70.5157%Sold Out0
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.1%$40.87 - $48.605
($44.83)
$ 70.5157%Reduce 52.33%40,882
WLKThird Avenue Management 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.16%$35 - $40.045
($37.86)
$ 70.5186%Reduce 56.00%151,008
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add0.01%$35 - $40.045
($37.86)
$ 70.5186%Add 7.98%85,764
WLKThird Avenue Management 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.15%$26.055 - $37.755
($32.73)
$ 70.51115%Reduce 41.34%343,218
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$26.055 - $37.755
($32.73)
$ 70.51115%Reduce 7.42%79,424
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add0.06%$24.34 - $32.81
($28.11)
$ 70.51151%Add 49.69%85,794
WLKThird Avenue Management 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.04%$24.34 - $32.81
($28.11)
$ 70.51151%Reduce 7.75%585,114
WLKThird Avenue Management 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.34%$20.43 - $33.085
($29.09)
$ 70.51142%Reduce 51.30%634,290
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.13%$20.43 - $33.085
($29.09)
$ 70.51142%Reduce 47.52%57,314
WLKThird Avenue Management 2011-12-31 Add0.08%$16.155 - $21.815
($19.77)
$ 70.51257%Add 14.60%1,302,348
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add0.06%$16.155 - $21.815
($19.77)
$ 70.51257%Add 30.71%109,206
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

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WLK: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Taylor Jeffrey LSr VP, Polyethylene 2015-05-26Sell8,143$70.57-0.09view
Teel Lawrence E.SVP, Olefins 2015-05-11Sell2,125$70.250.37view
Kenner AndrewVP - Manufacturing 2015-05-06Sell10,779$72.28-2.45view
Chao JamesDirector, 10% Owner 2014-08-25Sell30,559$95-25.78view
Chao JamesDirector, 10% Owner 2014-08-22Sell42,379$93.57-24.64view
Chao JamesChairman, 10% Owner 2014-06-09Sell42,946$82.01-14.02view
Buesinger Robert F.Sr. Vice President, Vinyls 2014-05-07Sell1,872$77.36-8.85view
BLAKELY ROBERT TDirector 2014-03-13Sell3,218$67.524.43view
Bender Mark StevenSr VP, CFO and Treasurer 2014-03-03Sell35,442$66.85.55view
Teel Lawrence E.Vice President, Olefins 2014-02-28Sell2,214$67.354.69view

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    Westlake Chemical Corp. (WLK) Chairman, 10% Owner James Chao sells 32,399 Shares Nov 22 2010 

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