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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
WLK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. WLK: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WLK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.82 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.35
WLK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. WLK: 0.35 )
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: 0.35
0.32
0.62
Debt-to-Equity 0.91
WLK's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
77% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. WLK: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
WLK' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.38 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.91
0.21
1.25
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.70
WLK's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WLK: 2.70 )
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: 2.7
0.58
5.81
Interest Coverage 4.82
WLK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.34 vs. WLK: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WLK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.07  Med: 9.49 Max: 52.73
Current: 4.82
3.07
52.73
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.41
Beneish M-Score: -1.46
WACC vs ROIC
10.49%
8.45%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.12
WLK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. WLK: 10.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WLK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 12.14 Max: 25.46
Current: 10.12
-0.8
25.46
Net Margin % 6.57
WLK's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. WLK: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WLK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 7.51 Max: 16.24
Current: 6.57
-0.8
16.24
ROE % 12.69
WLK's ROE % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.33 vs. WLK: 12.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WLK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.34  Med: 15.88 Max: 28.33
Current: 12.69
-2.34
28.33
ROA % 4.62
WLK's ROA % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. WLK: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WLK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.22  Med: 8.27 Max: 16.34
Current: 4.62
-1.22
16.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 11.37
WLK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.24 vs. WLK: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WLK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: 24.42 Max: 41.94
Current: 11.37
-1.4
41.94
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 11.60
WLK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. WLK: 11.60 )
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: 0  Med: 8 Max: 20
Current: 11.6
0
20
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -2.20
WLK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. WLK: -2.20 )
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: 19.7 Max: 87.4
Current: -2.2
0
87.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -12.40
WLK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. WLK: -12.40 )
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: 19.1 Max: 115
Current: -12.4
0
115
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

WLK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 367,500 sh (+67.81%)
Michael Price 250,000 sh (+7.90%)
Chuck Royce 895,880 sh (+1.68%)
David Dreman 1,025 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens 140,825 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 8,128 sh (-18.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,400 sh (-65.11%)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (-68.75%)
Louis Moore Bacon 25,965 sh (-94.03%)
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Q4 2016

WLK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 217,000 sh (+4831.82%)
David Dreman 7,643 sh (+645.66%)
Caxton Associates 205,000 sh (+310.00%)
Steven Cohen 555,400 sh (+51.13%)
T Boone Pickens 140,825 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 250,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 7,407 sh (-8.87%)
Chuck Royce 803,780 sh (-10.28%)
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Q1 2017

WLK Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Louis Moore Bacon 320,000 sh (+1132.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 256,000 sh (+17.97%)
Caxton Associates 210,000 sh (+2.44%)
David Dreman 7,643 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 759,980 sh (-5.45%)
Michael Price 225,000 sh (-10.00%)
Murray Stahl 6,271 sh (-15.34%)
T Boone Pickens 86,226 sh (-38.77%)
Steven Cohen 36,100 sh (-93.50%)
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Q2 2017

WLK Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Joel Greenblatt 262,568 sh (New)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 68,000 sh (+88.37%)
Murray Stahl 6,386 sh (+1.83%)
Michael Price 225,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Chuck Royce 740,700 sh (-2.54%)
T Boone Pickens 77,502 sh (-10.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones 155,000 sh (-39.45%)
David Dreman 113 sh (-98.52%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WLK

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 New Buy0.24%$60.09 - $67.34 $ 83.6632%262,568
T Boone Pickens 2017-06-30 Reduce -10.12%0.27%$60.09 - $67.34 $ 83.6632%77,502
David Dreman 2017-06-30 Reduce -98.52%0.29%$60.09 - $67.34 $ 83.6632%113
Michael Price 2017-03-31 Reduce -10.00%0.17%$57.29 - $67.21 $ 83.6632%225,000
T Boone Pickens 2017-03-31 Reduce -38.77%0.96%$57.29 - $67.21 $ 83.6632%86,226
David Dreman 2016-12-31 Add 645.66%0.21%$49.84 - $59.17 $ 83.6653%7,643
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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.

Top Ranked Articles about Westlake Chemical Corp

CORRECTION: Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call

HOUSTON, Feb. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --





HOUSTON — February 7, 2017 — Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) will release its 2016 fourth quarter earnings prior to the market opening on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Central Time) on the same day to discuss the earnings release.



 



To access the conference call, dial (855) 760-8160, or (704) 288-0624 for international callers, approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and reference passcode 55515510.



 



The conference call will also be available via webcast at: :
http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/cgaowosz
 

and the earnings release can be obtained  via the company’s Web page at,
https://www.westlake.com/investor-relations
.



 



This call will be available for replay beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time and may be accessed until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 28, 2017. The replay can be accessed by calling the following numbers: Domestic callers should dial (855) 859-2056 and international callers may access the replay at (404) 537-3406. The access code at both numbers is 55515510.




 



Westlake Chemical Corporation is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products with headquarters in Houston, Texas.  The company's range of products includes: ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, chlor-alkali and derivative products, PVC suspension and specialty resins, PVC Compounds, and PVC building products including siding, pipe, fittings and specialty components, windows, fence, deck and film.  For more information, visit the company's Web site at
www.westlake.com.




 



SOURCE: Westlake Chemical Corporation



 









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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 23.96
WLK's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.43 vs. WLK: 23.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WLK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.23  Med: 13.54 Max: 32.53
Current: 23.96
7.23
32.53
Forward PE Ratio 15.75
WLK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. WLK: 15.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.96
WLK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
56% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.62 vs. WLK: 23.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WLK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.17  Med: 13.48 Max: 32.53
Current: 23.96
7.17
32.53
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 24.22
WLK's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
50% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. WLK: 24.22 )
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: 13.68 Max: 69.75
Current: 24.22
3.42
69.75
PB Ratio 2.82
WLK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WLK: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WLK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.92 Max: 4.75
Current: 2.82
0.57
4.75
PS Ratio 1.57
WLK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. WLK: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WLK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.57
0.22
3.26
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 33.85
WLK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
75% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.81 vs. WLK: 33.85 )
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: 18.09 Max: 2974
Current: 33.85
4.1
2974
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.53
WLK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
50% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. WLK: 11.53 )
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: 9.43 Max: 66.88
Current: 11.53
2.11
66.88
EV-to-EBIT 19.00
WLK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.64 vs. WLK: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WLK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63  Med: 8.5 Max: 19.2
Current: 19
-63
19.2
EV-to-EBITDA 11.07
WLK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. WLK: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WLK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 6.7 Max: 48
Current: 11.07
3.4
48
EV-to-Revenue 2.06
WLK's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
59% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. WLK: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
WLK' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.1 Max: 3.2
Current: 2.06
0.3
3.2
PEG Ratio 1.76
WLK's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. WLK: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WLK' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.43 Max: 3.78
Current: 1.76
0.16
3.78
Shiller PE Ratio 29.72
WLK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 30.43 vs. WLK: 29.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WLK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.72  Med: 28.53 Max: 49.06
Current: 29.72
16.72
49.06
Current Ratio 2.31
WLK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WLK: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WLK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.57 Max: 5.83
Current: 2.31
1.9
5.83
Quick Ratio 1.50
WLK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. WLK: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WLK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.34 Max: 4.63
Current: 1.5
0.93
4.63
Days Inventory 46.88
WLK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 66.54 vs. WLK: 46.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WLK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.11  Med: 56.71 Max: 61.49
Current: 46.88
43.11
61.49
Days Sales Outstanding 53.23
WLK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 62.94 vs. WLK: 53.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WLK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.33  Med: 40.23 Max: 58.23
Current: 53.23
34.33
58.23
Days Payable 36.07
WLK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.88 vs. WLK: 36.07 )
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: 44.1
Current: 36.07
11.37
44.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.93
WLK's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. WLK: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WLK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.93
0.37
1.92
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.22
WLK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. WLK: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WLK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.22
0.07
0.28
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 21.70
WLK's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. WLK: 21.70 )
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: 17.4 Max: 101.5
Current: 21.7
0
101.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.00
WLK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. WLK: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.02
WLK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. WLK: 5.02 )
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: 1.98  Med: 4.38 Max: 10.25
Current: 5.02
1.98
10.25
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.10
WLK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. WLK: 1.10 )
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: 0
Current: 1.1
-9.7
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.95
WLK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. WLK: 4.95 )
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: 1.95 Max: 5
Current: 4.95
0.67
5
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.35
WLK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. WLK: 1.35 )
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: 1.16 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.35
0.62
2.7
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.40
WLK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WLK: 1.40 )
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: 0.23  Med: 0.83 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.4
0.23
2.53
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.24
WLK's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WLK: 2.24 )
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: 0.58 Max: 2.26
Current: 2.24
0.38
2.26
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.30
WLK's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. WLK: 2.30 )
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: 1.07 Max: 2.32
Current: 2.3
0.5
2.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.26
WLK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. WLK: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WLK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 11.25 Max: 23.7
Current: 5.26
-4.8
23.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.86
WLK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.25 vs. WLK: 13.86 )
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: -25.9  Med: 22.2 Max: 78
Current: 13.86
-25.9
78

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,935.99
EPS (TTM) $ 3.50
Beta1.64
Short Percentage of Float11.33%
52-Week Range $48.92 - 85.86
Shares Outstanding (Mil)129.06

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 7,978 8,451 8,978
EPS ($) 4.62 5.23 5.60
EPS without NRI ($) 4.62 5.23 5.60
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.75 0.80 0.80

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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