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Market Cap $M8,671Revenue $M3,759Net Margin (%)16.2Z-Score5.8
Enterprise Value $M8,734EPS $4.6Operating Margin %25.4F-Score7
P/E(ttm))14.3Cash Flow Per Share $5.9Pre-tax Margin (%)25.1Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book3.510-y EBITDA Growth Rate %11.6Quick Ratio2.9Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.35-y EBITDA Growth Rate %41.7Current Ratio4.1Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow12.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %44.0ROA % (ttm)15.0Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0.7Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)25.2Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %9.0Shares Outstanding M134ROI % (ttm)15.0Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with WLK

Number of guru portfolios checked: 54.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
WLKJohn Keeley 2013-09-30 Buy 0.01%$48.86 - $53.41
($51.02)
$ 65.0328%New holding, 2885 sh.2,885
WLKJohn Burbank 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.22%$48.86 - $53.41
($51.02)
$ 65.0328%Reduce -61.64%42,461
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.03%$48.86 - $53.41
($51.02)
$ 65.0328%Sold Out0
WLKJohn Burbank 2013-06-30 Reduce-1.99%$39.31 - $48.97
($44.94)
$ 65.0345%Reduce -82.99%110,686
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.07%$39.31 - $48.97
($44.94)
$ 65.0345%Reduce -67.38%6,668
WLKJohn Burbank 2013-03-31 Add0.97%$39.65 - $48.61
($44.75)
$ 65.0345%Add 67.56%650,660
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.1%$39.65 - $48.61
($44.75)
$ 65.0345%Reduce -52.33%20,441
WLKJohn Burbank 2012-12-31 Buy 1.2%$35 - $40.05
($37.83)
$ 65.0372%New holding, 388322 sh.388,322
WLKDaniel Loeb 2012-12-31 Sold Out -1%$35 - $40.05
($37.83)
$ 65.0372%Sold Out0
WLKDaniel Loeb 2012-09-30 Add0.29%$26.22 - $37.76
($32.17)
$ 65.03102%Add 40%700,000
WLKDaniel Loeb 2012-06-30 Buy 0.8%$24.64 - $32.66
($28.14)
$ 65.03131%New holding, 500000 sh.500,000
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add0.06%$24.64 - $32.66
($28.14)
$ 65.03131%Add 49.69%42,897
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.13%$20.43 - $33.09
($27.33)
$ 65.03138%Reduce -47.52%28,657
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add0.06%$16.16 - $21.82
($19.73)
$ 65.03230%Add 30.71%54,603
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add0.15%$24.38 - $33.09
($28.12)
$ 65.03131%Add 108.98%39,785
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add0.19%$19.28 - $27.9
($22.92)
$ 65.03184%Add 151.09%19,038
WLKJoel Greenblatt 2010-12-31 Buy 0.11%$14.76 - $21.8
($18.34)
$ 65.03255%New holding, 7582 sh.7,582
WLKCharles Brandes 2009-09-30 Sold Out $9.49 - $13.8
($12.02)
$ 65.03441%Sold Out0
WLKCharles Brandes 2009-06-30 Reduce$7.52 - $11.04
($9.69)
$ 65.03571%Reduce -93.18%34,900
WLKCharles Brandes 2008-12-31 Reduce-0.01%$6.67 - $9.09
($7.95)
$ 65.03718%Reduce -24.45%595,072
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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.

WLK is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
WLK John Keeley 2013-12-315,77000.01
WLK John Burbank 2013-12-3180,0000.060.17-5.8%
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WLK: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
BLAKELY ROBERT TDirector 2014-03-13Sell3,218$67.52-6.35view
Bender Mark StevenSr VP, CFO and Treasurer 2014-03-03Sell35,442$66.8-5.34view
Hansen David RSr VP Adminstration 2014-02-28Sell8,464$67.25-5.98view
RILEY H JOHN JRDirector 2014-02-28Sell14,750$67.35-6.12view
Teel Lawrence E.Vice President, Olefins 2014-02-28Sell2,214$67.35-6.12view
Taylor Jeffrey LSr VP, Polyethylene 2014-02-27Sell8,628$66.31-4.64view
Buesinger Robert F.Sr. Vice President, Vinyls 2014-02-26Sell4,722$66.48-4.89view
Mangieri George JVP & Chief Accounting Officer 2014-02-26Sell708$66.51-4.93view
Mangieri George JVP & Chief Accounting Officer 2014-02-24Sell5,970$66.14-4.4view
BLAKELY ROBERT TDirector 2013-11-25Sell5,068$56.1112.69view

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    The Midas Touch - Chuck Royce Second Quarter Sells Aug 23 2013 
    Chuck Royce’s Q4 Updates, Plus His Largest Increase and Reduction Jan 08 2013 
    43 Stocks with the Highest Dividend Growth in August 2012 Aug 30 2012 
    Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: NAV, WLK, VMC, GAME, S. Sep 03 2011 
    Westlake Chemical Corp. (WLK) Chairman, 10% Owner James Chao sells 49,007 Shares Mar 16 2011 
    Westlake Chemical Corp. (WLK) Sr Vice President & CFO Mark Steven Bender sells 27,833 Shares Feb 28 2011 
    Westlake Chemical Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 24 2011 
    Westlake Chemical Corp. (WLK) Chairman, 10% Owner James Chao sells 32,399 Shares Nov 22 2010 
    Westlake Chemical Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 03 2010 
    Companies Raising Dividends: MO, SSI, TOD, GKSR, WLK, BOBE, MGEE Aug 30 2010 

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