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Westlake Cash Flow from Operations

: $2,829 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2022)
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Cash flow from operations refers to the cash brought in through a company's normal business operations. It is the cash flow before any investment or financing activities. It is the cash version of net income.

For the three months ended in Mar. 2022, Westlake's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $764 Mil. Its Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization was $257 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-378 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $42 Mil. Its Cash from Discontinued Operating Activities was $0 Mil. Its Asset Impairment Charge was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $8 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $7 Mil. In all, Westlake's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $700 Mil.


Westlake Cash Flow from Operations Historical Data

The historical data trend for Westlake's Cash Flow from Operations can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Westlake Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Cash Flow from Operations
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,528.00 1,409.00 1,301.00 1,297.00 2,394.00

Westlake Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Cash Flow from Operations Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 265.00 617.00 755.00 757.00 700.00

Westlake Cash Flow from Operations Calculation

Cash flow from operations refers to the cash brought in through a company's normal business operations. It is the cash flow before any investment or financing activities. It is the cash version of net income.

Westlake's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

Westlake's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is:


Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $2,829 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Westlake  (NYSE:WLK) Cash Flow from Operations Explanation

For companies reported in indirect method, cash flow from operations contains six items:

1. Net Income From Continuing Operations:
Net Income From Continuing Operations indicates the net income that a firm brings in from ongoing business activities. These activities are expected to continue into the next reporting period. It excludes extraordinary items, income from the cumulative effects of accounting changes, non-recurring items, income from tax loss carry forward, and preferred dividends.

Westlake's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $764 Mil.

2. Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization:
Depreciation is a present expense that accounts for the past cost of an asset that is now providing benefits.
Depletion and amortization are synonyms for depreciation.
Generally:
The term depreciation is used when discussing man made tangible assets
The term depletion is used when discussing natural tangible assets
The term amortization is used when discussing intangible assets

Westlake's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $257 Mil.

3. Change In Working Capital:
Working Capital is a measure of a company's short term liquidity or its ability to cover short term liabilities. It is defined as the difference between a company's current assets and current liabilities. Changes in Working Capital is reported in the cash flow statement since it is one of the major ways in which net income can differ from operating cash flow.

Westlake's change in working capital for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $-378 Mil. It means Westlake's working capital declined by $378 Mil from Dec. 2021 to Mar. 2022 .

4. Deferred Tax:
It is the cash flow generated from deferred tax.

Westlake's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $42 Mil.

5. Cash from Discontinued Operating Activities:
Net cash from all of the entity's discontinued operating activities.

Westlake's cash from discontinued operating Activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0 Mil.

6. Asset Impairment Charge:
It is the charge against earnings resulting from the aggregate write down of all assets from their carrying value to their fair value.

Westlake's asset impairment charge for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0 Mil.

7. Stock Based Compensation:
It is a way corporations use stock options to reward employees. It provides executives and employees the opportunity to share in the growth of the company and, if structured properly, can align their interests with the interests of the company's shareholders and investors, without burning the company's cash on hand.

Westlake's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $8 Mil.

8. Cash Flow from Others:
These are cash differences caused by the change of inventory, accounts payable, accounts receivable etc. For instance, if a company pays its suppliers slower, its cash position will build up faster. If a company receives payments from its customers slower, its account receivables will rise, and its cash position will grow more slowly (or even shrink).

Westlake's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $7 Mil.


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Westlake Business Description

Westlake logo
Industry
Basic Materials » Chemicals NAICS : 325110 SIC : 2869
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
2801 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 600, Houston, TX, USA, 77056
Westlake Corp is a manufacturer and global supplier of chemicals, polymers and building products. Its Performance & Essential Materials segment offers a wide range of essential building blocks for making products utilized in everyday living, including olefins, vinyl chemicals, polyethylene, and epoxies. Its Housing & Infrastructure Products segment produces key finished goods for building products, pipe & fittings, and global compounds businesses.
Executives
Sheets Jeffrey Wayne director 600 N. DAIRY ASHFORD HOUSTON TX 77079
Chao John Tsung-chen director, 10 percent owner 26 GRAMERCY PARK SOUTH, 7EF NEW YORK NY 10003
Chao David Tsung-hung director, 10 percent owner 1000 UPTOWN PARK BLVD. #34 HOUSTON TX 77056
Haas Marius director ONE DELL WAY ROUND ROCK TX 78682
Graff Michael J director 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Northcutt R Bruce director 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Jenkins Dorothy C director, 10 percent owner 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Lubel Kimberly S director P.O. BOX 696000 SAN ANTONIO TX 78269-6000
Mccollum Mark A director 3000 NORTH SAM HOUSTON PARKWAY E. HOUSTON TX 77002
Kearns Roger L. officer: EVP, Vinyls Chemicals 2801 POST OAK BLVD. HOUSTON TX 77056
Zoeller Johnathan Stevan officer: VP and CAO 2801 POST OAK BLVD. SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Ttwfgp Llc 10 percent owner 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Chao Albert director, 10 percent owner, officer: President & CEO 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Kenner Andrew officer: SVP - Chemical Manufacturing 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Bender Mark Steven officer: EVP and CFO 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056

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