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 4/18/2014, (NYSE:WLK), $65.25 +0.22, +0.34%, "HOLD" Westlake Chemical Stock
 




  
  

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On   4/18/2014   StockRing.com recommends to   "HOLD"   WLK   stock at current price of   $65.25.
Today WLK stock opened at $65.16 and was trading in the daily range of $ 64.718 - 65.74 per share.
Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Market capitalization is $8.700B. WLK average daily volume is 743,154.
On last trading session WLK stock traded 478,415 shares. Also the Short Ratio for (NYSE:WLK) stock is 1.00.
Last year Westlake Chemical(NYSE:WLK) before taxes (EBITDA) (ttm) earned $1.094B on revenue of $3.759B.
WLK 50-Day Moving Average is $66.3 vs. $65.25 now and 200-Day Moving Average is $60.23 vs. $65.25.
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VIX is "HOLD".  Nasdaq is "BUY".  S&P 500 is "BUY" on  4/17/2014
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WLK Earnings Per Share - EPS (ttm) is 4.54. WLK Stock Price Per Earnings ratio - P/E is 14.31.
Westlake Chemical(NYSE:WLK) stock pays a dividend of $0.445 per share which is a yield of 0.68%.
On average analysts predict that One Year Target Estimated price for WLK stock is $64.55.
In the last 52 weeks WLK stock was trading in the range of $38.355 - 69.41.
 
 
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4/18/2014  Friday, April 18, 2014 (Irvine, California) Today StockRing.com Recommendation is to "HOLD"for Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Stock. WLK stock opening price was $65.16 per share. Current price of NYSE:WLK Stock is $65.25 per share and it is $+0.22, (+0.34%) today and it was trading in the daily range of $64.718 - 65.74 per share. Current Bid Price for (NYSE:WLK) stock is $60.42 and the Ask Price is $68.00. In the last 52 weeks WLK stock was trading in the range of $38.355 - 69.41. 50-Day Moving Average for (NYSE:WLK) stock is $66.3 and 200-Day Moving Average is $60.23. On average analysts predict that One Year Target Estimated price for (NYSE:WLK) stock is $64.55.

Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) is rated as a wait on 4/15/2014 6:43:59 PM.

Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Market capitalization is $8.700B. (NYSE:WLK) stock average daily volume is 743,154 shares per day. However, on last trading session of Apr 17, 2012 WLK stock traded 478,415 shares. Also The Number of days it would take short sellers on average to repurchase all the borrowed shares or Short Ratio for (NYSE:WLK) stock is 1.00. On previous trading session WLK Stock closed at $65.03 per share.

Last year Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) before taxes (EBITDA) (ttm) earned $1.094B on total revenue of $3.759B. Earnings Per Share - EPS (ttm) for WLK stock is 4.54. Also, (NYSE:WLK) Stock Price Per Earnings ratio - P/E is 14.31. Thus, (NYSE:WLK) Stock Price/Sales (ttm) ratio is 2.31 and Price/Book (mrq) ratio is 3.58.

(NYSE:WLK) Stock pays a dividend of $0.445 per share which is a yield of 0.68%. So at this time (NYSE:WLK) Stock maintains Trailing Annual Dividend Rate at 0.445 .


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4/18/2014 Stock market price quote data for Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Stock on Friday, April 18, 2014

Last Trade: 65.25
Trade Time: Apr 17
Change: +0.22, (+0.34%)
Prev Close: 65.03
Open: 65.16
Bid: 60.42
Ask: 68.00
1y Target Est: $64.55
50-Day Moving Average: 66.3
200-Day Moving Average:
60.23
Short Ratio: 1.00
Trailing Annual Dividend Rate: 0.445
Day's Range: 64.718 - 65.74
52wk Range: 38.355 - 69.41
Volume: 478,415
Avg Vol: 743,154
Market Cap: 8.700B
P/E (ttm): 14.31
EPS (ttm): 4.54
Div & Yield: 0.445 (0.68%)
Revenue (ttm): 3.759B
Earnings before Tax (EBITDA) (ttm): 1.094B
Price/Sales (ttm): 2.31
Price/Book (mrq): 3.58
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4/18/2014 Latest stock market news data for Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Stock on Friday, April 18, 2014

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Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings ...
MarketWatch - Apr 15, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) will release its 2014 first quarter earnings prior to the market opening on Monday, May 5, 2014.
Westlake Chemical PT Raised to $75.00 (WLK)
Ticker Report - 15 hours ago
Westlake Chemical Co. logo Equities researchers at Cowen and Company hoisted their price target on shares of Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) from $67.50 to $75.00 in a research report issued on Tuesday, Stock Ratings News reports. The firm currently ...
Westlake Chemical Price Target Cut to $72.00 by Analysts at Susquehanna (WLK) - Mideast Time
Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) news: Can You Build A Successful ...
Seeking Alpha - Mar 21, 2014
I'll research whether or not Westlake Chemical Corp fits the profile for a "stock-split" portfolio -- its shares split 2:1 this morning before the bell.
Westlake Chemical Shares Gap Up After Analyst Upgrade (WLK)
Mideast Time - Apr 16, 2014
Westlake Chemical logo Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) gapped up before the market opened on Wednesday after Cowen and Company raised their price target on the stock from $67.50 to $75.00, AR Network reports. The stock had previously closed at ...
Westlake Chemical Given New $75.00 Price Target at Cowen and Company ...
Mideast Time - Apr 16, 2014
Westlake Chemical Co. logo Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) had its price objective hosited by Cowen and Company from $67.50 to $75.00 in a report released on Tuesday, AR Network reports.
Why the Earnings Streak Will Continue for Westlake Chemical (WLK)
Zacks.com - Apr 3, 2014
After all, the Zacks Earnings ESP compares the most accurate estimate to the broad consensus, looking to find stocks that have seen big revisions as of late, suggesting that analysts have recently become more bullish on the company's earnings prospects.
Westlake Chemical Corp. Short Interest Down 35.0% in February (WLK)
Mideast Time - Mar 22, 2014
Shares of Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE:WLK) were the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of January.
Westlake Chemical Corp. Sees Large Drop in Short Interest (WLK)
Zolmax - Mar 21, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE:WLK) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of January. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 358,812 shares, a decline of 35.0% from the February 14th total of 551,603 shares, ...
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now NGD SID RAVN CE
Investorplace.com - Apr 16, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.7% today. Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is up 1.7% today. Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include: Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 4.0% today.
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now RAVN MEOH SLGN VHI
Investorplace.com - Apr 15, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.4% today. Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include: Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 4.1% today.

 
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Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now NGD SID RAVN CE
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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.7% today. Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is up 1.7% today. Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include: Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 4.0% today.


Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now RAVN MEOH SLGN VHI
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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.4% today. Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include: Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 4.1% today. New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 3.7% today. Harmony Gold ...


Westlake Chemical PT Raised to $75.00 (WLK)
Ticker Report
Westlake Chemical Co. logo Equities researchers at Cowen and Company hoisted their price target on shares of Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) from $67.50 to $75.00 in a research report issued on Tuesday, Stock Ratings News reports. The firm currently ...
Westlake Chemical Price Target Cut to $72.00 by Analysts at Susquehanna (WLK)Mideast Time

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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now POL AA FCX NUE
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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased. Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is down 0.3% today. For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the ...


Westlake Chemical Shares Gap Up After Analyst Upgrade (WLK)
Mideast Time
Westlake Chemical logo Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) gapped up before the market opened on Wednesday after Cowen and Company raised their price target on the stock from $67.50 to $75.00, AR Network reports. The stock had previously closed at ...

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Westlake Chemical Price Target Cut to $72.00 (WLK)
Ticker Report
Shares of Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) opened at 63.23 on Tuesday. Westlake Chemical has a 52 week low of $38.355 and a 52 week high of $69.41. The stock's 50-day moving average is $66.33 and its 200-day moving average is $60.15. The company ...


Westlake Chemical Given New $75.00 Price Target at Cowen and Company ...
Mideast Time
Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) had its price objective hosited by Cowen and Company from $67.50 to $75.00 in a report released on Tuesday, AR Network reports. Cowen and Company currently has an outperform rating on the stock. A number of other ...


Why the Earnings Streak Will Continue for Westlake Chemical (WLK)
Zacks.com
In both the last two quarters, WLK expected to earn $1.11 per share, while it actually produced earnings of $1.27 per share, a beat of 14.4%. Thanks in part to this history, recent estimates have been moving higher for Westlake Chemical. In fact, the ...


Analysts' Price Target Changes for April, 15th (ACC, AKR, ANH, ARCW, BEN ...
Mideast Time
(NYSE:WLK) had its target price boosted by Cowen and Company from $67.50 to $75.00. The firm currently has an outperform rating on the stock. Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings (TSE:XSR) had its target price trimmed by NBF from C$11.50 to C$11.00.

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Susquehanna Lowers Westlake Chemical Corp. Price Target to $72.00 (WLK)
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Westlake Chemical Corp. logo Stock analysts at Susquehanna lowered their price target on shares of Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE:WLK) from $145.00 to $72.00 in a report issued on Tuesday, Stock Ratings News reports. Susquehanna's price target ...

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