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Westlake Chemical Net Margin %

: 19.87% (As of Sep. 2021)
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Net margin is calculated as Net Income divided by its Revenue. Westlake Chemical's Net Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $607 Mil. Westlake Chemical's Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $3,055 Mil. Therefore, Westlake Chemical's net margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 19.87%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Westlake Chemical's Net Margin % or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:WLK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4   Med: 11.17   Max: 16.24
Current: 14.5

4.4
16.24

NYSE:WLK's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1397 Companies
in the Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. NYSE:WLK: 14.50 )

Westlake Chemical Net Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Westlake Chemical's Net Margin % 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 Chemical Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Net Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.86 16.22 11.53 5.19 4.40

Westlake Chemical Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Net Margin % 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 3.00 5.75 10.27 18.26 19.87

Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Westlake Chemical's Net Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Net Margin % 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 Chemical Net Margin % Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Westlake Chemical's Net Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Westlake Chemical's Net Margin % falls into.



Westlake Chemical Net Margin % Calculation

Net margin - also known as net profit margin is the ratio of Net Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Westlake Chemical's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Dec. 2020 )/Revenue (A: Dec. 2020 )
=330/7504
=4.40 %

Westlake Chemical's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Sep. 2021 )/Revenue (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=607/3055
=19.87 %

* 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 Chemical  (NYSE:WLK) Net Margin % Explanation

Although Net Income and Earnings-per-Share (EPS) are the most widely used parameter in measuring a company's profitability and valuation, it is the least reliable. The reason is that reported earnings can be manipulated easily by adjusting any numbers such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amotorization and non-recurring items.

But the long term trend of the net margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


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Westlake Chemical Business Description

Westlake Chemical 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 Chemical Corp is a vertically integrated manufacturer and marketer of basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers and building products. Its products are used for flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, water treatment, refrigerants, residential and commercial construction and others. The company operates in the business segments of Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment manufactures and markets polyethylene, styrene monomer and various ethylene co-products. The Vinyl segment manufactures and markets polyvinyl chloride, vinyl chloride monomer, ethylene dichloride, chlor-alkali, chlorinated derivative products, and ethylene. It sells products across the United States and around the world, of which a majority of the revenue is derived from the United States.
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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