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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.18
WLK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. WLK: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WLK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.56 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
0.01
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.47
WLK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. WLK: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WLK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.47
0.32
0.62
Debt-to-Equity 0.50
WLK's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
57% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. WLK: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
WLK' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.39 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.5
0.21
1.25
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.22
WLK's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. WLK: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
WLK' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.4 Max: 5.81
Current: 1.22
0.58
5.81
Interest Coverage 10.54
WLK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 29.84 vs. WLK: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WLK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.07  Med: 9.47 Max: 52.73
Current: 10.54
3.07
52.73
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.14
Beneish M-Score: -2.42
WACC vs ROIC
10.26%
23.38%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 18.38
WLK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. WLK: 18.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WLK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 14.59 Max: 25.67
Current: 18.38
-0.8
25.67
Net Margin % 18.56
WLK's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. WLK: 18.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WLK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 9.33 Max: 18.56
Current: 18.56
-0.8
18.56
ROE % 33.68
WLK's ROE % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.43 vs. WLK: 33.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WLK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.34  Med: 18.28 Max: 33.68
Current: 33.68
-2.34
33.68
ROA % 13.80
WLK's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. WLK: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WLK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.22  Med: 9.85 Max: 16.34
Current: 13.8
-1.22
16.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.69
WLK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. WLK: 21.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WLK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: 24.52 Max: 42.42
Current: 21.69
-1.4
42.42
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 23.40
WLK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WLK: 23.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WLK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.6  Med: 8.9 Max: 23.4
Current: 23.4
-2.6
23.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 12.60
WLK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. WLK: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WLK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 15.05 Max: 87.4
Current: 12.6
0
87.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 25.40
WLK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. WLK: 25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WLK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.65 Max: 115
Current: 25.4
0
115
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2018-11-07 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
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Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

WLK Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Caxton Associates 104,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 83,100 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 748,884 sh (+1.10%)
Michael Price 225,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 113 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 235,249 sh (-10.40%)
Murray Stahl 4,851 sh (-24.04%)
John Hussman 15,000 sh (-40.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 70,585 sh (-54.46%)
T Boone Pickens 34,115 sh (-55.98%)
Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (-63.24%)
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Q4 2017

WLK Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Joel Greenblatt 255,842 sh (+8.75%)
David Dreman 113 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 15,000 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 225,000 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens 34,115 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 3,939 sh (-18.80%)
Chuck Royce 573,633 sh (-23.40%)
Jim Simons 44,200 sh (-46.81%)
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Q1 2018

WLK Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Lee Ainslie 83,050 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 360,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 65,000 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 248 sh (New)
Jim Simons 277,500 sh (+527.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 292,387 sh (+14.28%)
David Dreman 113 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Murray Stahl 3,557 sh (-9.70%)
Chuck Royce 429,896 sh (-25.06%)
Michael Price 131,500 sh (-41.56%)
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Q2 2018

WLK Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Paul Tudor Jones 10,084 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 30,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 12,398 sh (New)
Jim Simons 405,300 sh (+46.05%)
Murray Stahl 3,745 sh (+5.29%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Chuck Royce 368,733 sh (-14.23%)
Michael Price 91,800 sh (-30.19%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 138 sh (-44.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 155,286 sh (-46.89%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WLK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2018-06-30 Reduce -46.89%0.21%$104.99 - $123.67 $ 76.74-32%155,286
Michael Price 2018-06-30 Reduce -30.19%0.52%$104.99 - $123.67 $ 76.74-32%91,800
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2018-06-30 Reduce -44.35%$104.99 - $123.67 $ 76.74-32%138
Ken Heebner 2018-06-30 Sold Out 1.78%$104.99 - $123.67 $ 76.74-32%0
Ken Heebner 2018-03-31 New Buy1.78%$102.09 - $119.95 $ 76.74-31%360,000
Joel Greenblatt 2018-03-31 Add 14.28%0.06%$102.09 - $119.95 $ 76.74-31%292,387
Michael Price 2018-03-31 Reduce -41.56%1.24%$102.09 - $119.95 $ 76.74-31%131,500
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2018-03-31 New Buy$102.09 - $119.95 $ 76.74-31%248
T Boone Pickens 2018-03-31 Sold Out 1.31%$102.09 - $119.95 $ 76.74-31%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Add 8.75%0.03%$83.1 - $106.53 $ 76.74-17%255,842
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325211    SIC: 2821
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Traded in other countries:UEO.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Westlake Chemical Corp is a manufacturer and supplier of basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers and fabricated products that enhance the daily lives of people around the planet. It operates in two principal business segments, Olefins and Vinyls.

Westlake Chemical is a North American petrochemical producer. In North America, the company is the largest producer of low-density polyethylene, a plastic that goes into packaging, including plastic bags, plastic food wrap, and other forms of thin or flexible plastics. It is also a major producer of commodity polyvinyl chloride and construction products used in water and sewage pipes in the United States. The company has a European specialty PVC business with exposure to the automotive end market.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 6.31
WLK's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.54 vs. WLK: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WLK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 13.39 Max: 32.53
Current: 6.31
6.3
32.53
Forward PE Ratio 9.08
WLK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. WLK: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 6.31
WLK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
89% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. WLK: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WLK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 13.39 Max: 32.53
Current: 6.31
6.3
32.53
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.48
WLK's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
78% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 22.77 vs. WLK: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WLK' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.42  Med: 13.66 Max: 69.75
Current: 9.48
3.42
69.75
PB Ratio 1.85
WLK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. WLK: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WLK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.16 Max: 4.75
Current: 1.85
0.57
4.75
PS Ratio 1.21
WLK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WLK: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WLK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.34 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.21
0.22
3.26
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 9.99
WLK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 22.93 vs. WLK: 9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WLK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 15.42 Max: 1442.22
Current: 9.99
4.1
1442.22
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.18
WLK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. WLK: 6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WLK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 9.1 Max: 66.88
Current: 6.18
2.11
66.88
EV-to-EBIT 8.01
WLK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.73 vs. WLK: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WLK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.8  Med: 8.7 Max: 18.8
Current: 8.01
-52.8
18.8
EV-to-EBITDA 5.74
WLK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. WLK: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WLK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 6.9 Max: 48
Current: 5.74
3.4
48
EV-to-Revenue 1.51
WLK's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
58% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. WLK: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
WLK' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.4 Max: 3.2
Current: 1.51
0.3
3.2
PEG Ratio 0.52
WLK's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. WLK: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WLK' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.47 Max: 3.81
Current: 0.52
0.16
3.81
Shiller PE Ratio 19.07
WLK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.88 vs. WLK: 19.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WLK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.79  Med: 28.35 Max: 49.06
Current: 19.07
16.79
49.06
Current Ratio 2.27
WLK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WLK: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WLK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 3.53 Max: 5.83
Current: 2.27
1.76
5.83
Quick Ratio 1.51
WLK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. WLK: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WLK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.19 Max: 4.63
Current: 1.51
0.93
4.63
Days Inventory 50.25
WLK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.18 vs. WLK: 50.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WLK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.11  Med: 55.85 Max: 59.81
Current: 50.25
43.11
59.81
Days Sales Outstanding 50.90
WLK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 68.33 vs. WLK: 50.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WLK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.33  Med: 40.25 Max: 58.24
Current: 50.9
34.33
58.24
Days Payable 33.12
WLK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 56.72 vs. WLK: 33.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WLK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.37  Med: 29.32 Max: 44.21
Current: 33.12
11.37
44.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.15
WLK's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. WLK: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WLK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.15
0.38
1.92
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.07
WLK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. WLK: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WLK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.07
0.07
0.28
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 11.20
WLK's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. WLK: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WLK' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 14.3 Max: 101.5
Current: 11.2
0
101.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.30
WLK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. WLK: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.36
WLK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
53% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. WLK: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WLK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.5 Max: 5.65
Current: 3.36
1.12
5.65
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
WLK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.80 vs. WLK: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WLK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: -0.3 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.9
-9.7
1.1

Valuation & Return

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vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.73
WLK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WLK: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WLK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.03 Max: 4.78
Current: 2.73
0.67
4.78
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.91
WLK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. WLK: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WLK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.7
Current: 0.91
0.62
2.7
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.59
WLK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
70% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WLK: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
WLK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.25 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.59
0.83
1.63
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.87
WLK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. WLK: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WLK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.87
0.19
2.1
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.57
WLK's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WLK: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WLK' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.81
Current: 0.57
0.38
1.81
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.88
WLK's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. WLK: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WLK' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.88
0.5
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 12.42
WLK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. WLK: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WLK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 11 Max: 23.7
Current: 12.42
-4.8
23.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 16.01
WLK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. WLK: 16.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WLK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.6  Med: 19.35 Max: 25.7
Current: 16.01
-26.6
25.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,504.22
EPS (TTM) $ 12.08
Beta1.56
Volatility29.36%
52-Week Range $76.61 - 124.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)129.66

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 8,771 9,132 10,066
EBIT (Mil $) 1,568 1,505 1,728
EBITDA (Mil $) 2,212 2,194 2,456
EPS ($) 8.37 8.44 10.07
EPS without NRI ($) 8.37 8.44 10.07
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.87 0.93 1.00

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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