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Westlake EV-to-FCF

: 8.45 (As of Today)
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EV-to-FCF is calculated as enterprise value divided by its free cash flow. As of today, Westlake's Enterprise Value is $17,312 Mil. Westlake's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 was $2,049 Mil. Therefore, Westlake's EV-to-FCF for today is 8.45.

The historical rank and industry rank for Westlake's EV-to-FCF or its related term are showing as below:

WLK' s EV-to-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.76   Med: 17.74   Max: 1550.5
Current: 8.45

During the past 13 years, the highest EV-to-FCF of Westlake was 1550.50. The lowest was 8.76. And the median was 17.74.

WLK's EV-to-FCF is ranked better than
76.82% of 742 companies
in the Chemicals industry
Industry Median: 21.34 vs WLK: 8.45

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today (2022-07-03), Westlake's stock price is $98.86. Westlake's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 was $19.540. Therefore, Westlake's PE Ratio for today is 5.06.


Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Westlake's EV-to-FCF, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-FCF data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Westlake EV-to-FCF Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Westlake's EV-to-FCF distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Westlake's EV-to-FCF falls into.



Westlake EV-to-FCF Calculation

Westlake's EV-to-FCF for today is calculated as:

EV-to-FCF=Enterprise Value (Today)/Free Cash Flow (TTM)
=17311.625/2049
=8.45

Westlake's current Enterprise Value is $17,312 Mil.
Westlake's Free Cash Flow 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 $2,049 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) EV-to-FCF Explanation

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Westlake's PE Ratio for today is calculated as:

PE Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=98.86/19.540
=5.06

Westlake's share price for today is $98.86.
Westlake's Earnings per Share (Diluted) 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 $19.540.

* 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.

Enterprise Value is used because it is a more complete measure in reflecting how much an investor pays when buying a company. Free Cash Flow is an important financial metric because it represents the actual amount of cash at a company's disposal. Companies with a low EV-to-FCF ratio, combined with a strong balance sheet are generally considered as undervalued.


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Westlake Business Description

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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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