Market Price

57.02 

-2.82 -4.7%

as of Aug 23 '19

52 Week Range:

56.88 98.99


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Westlake Chemical Corporation manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and building products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment offers polyethylene, styrene monomers, and various ethylene co-products, as well as sells propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen products. The Vinyls segment provides specialty and commodity polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomers, ethylene dichloride, chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated derivative, and ethylene products. This segment also manufactures and sells PVC compounds and building products fabricated from PVC, including sidings, pipes, fittings, profiles, trims, moldings, fence and decking products, window and door components, and film and sheet products. Westlake Chemical Corporation offers its products to a range of customers, including chemical processors, plastics fabricators, small construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses in various consumer and industrial markets, such as flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, water treatment, refrigerants, residential and commercial construction, as well as other durable and non-durable goods. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Westlake Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of TTWF LP.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Equity (BVPS) 9.44
9.74
11.36
12.99
13.99
16.99
21.32
24.77
26.82
31.44
43.61
growth rate 3.2% 16.6% 14.4% 7.7% 21.4% 25.5% 16.2% 8.3% 17.2% 38.7%
Earnings BIT -58.02
78.75
342.96
401.43
585.17
942.17
1,133.61
960.00
685.00
1,252.00
1,452.00
growth rate 100.0% 335.5% 17.1% 45.8% 61.0% 20.3% -15.3% -28.7% 82.8% 16.0%
Avg.PE -37.30
31.06
13.02
10.30
13.70
13.37
13.17
8.14
19.73
11.12
9.92
growth rate 100.0% -58.1% -20.9% 33.0% -2.4% -1.5% -38.2% 142.4% -43.6% -10.8%
ROA -1.22
2.24
8.20
8.33
11.48
16.27
14.60
11.92
4.82
11.29
8.37
growth rate 100.0% 266.1% 1.6% 37.8% 41.7% -10.3% -18.4% -59.6% 134.2% -25.9%
ROE -2.34
4.20
15.87
15.88
21.13
28.33
25.40
20.82
11.70
30.89
18.94
growth rate 100.0% 277.9% 0.1% 33.1% 34.1% -10.3% -18.0% -43.8% 164.0% -38.7%
ROIC -0.59
4.28
12.10
12.11
15.87
21.23
20.37
17.21
7.81
17.65
13.40
growth rate 100.0% 182.7% 0.1% 31.1% 33.8% -4.1% -15.5% -54.6% 126.0% -24.1%
Cur. Ratio 3.76
3.44
4.56
4.82
4.39
4.07
3.74
4.16
2.04
1.76
2.40
growth rate -8.5% 32.6% 5.7% -8.9% -7.3% -8.1% 11.2% -51.0% -13.7% 36.4%
Quick Ratio 2.06
2.04
3.07
3.38
3.30
2.79
2.68
3.24
1.18
1.29
1.51
growth rate -1.0% 50.5% 10.1% -2.4% -15.5% -3.9% 20.9% -63.6% 9.3% 17.1%
Leverage 1.85
1.90
1.96
1.86
1.82
1.68
1.79
1.71
3.09
2.48
2.08
growth rate 2.7% 3.2% -5.1% -2.2% -7.7% 6.6% -4.5% 80.7% -19.7% -16.1%
Balance Sheet Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 347.30
339.80
362.90
426.98
422.46
462.63
557.52
505.07
939.00
1,001.00
1,037.00
growth rate -2.2% 6.8% 17.7% -1.1% 9.5% 20.5% -9.4% 85.9% 6.6% 3.6%
Acct.Payable 364.60
398.51
404.86
261.06
229.22
496.00
600.00
507.00
growth rate 9.3% 1.6% -35.5% -12.2% 116.4% 21.0% -15.5%
Cur.Assets 799.00
988.40
1,476.00
1,756.16
1,751.41
1,649.08
2,011.29
2,175.19
2,408.00
3,463.00
2,842.00
growth rate 23.7% 49.3% 19.0% -0.3% -5.8% 22.0% 8.2% 10.7% 43.8% -17.9%
Total Assets 2,287.00
2,446.40
2,954.10
3,266.82
3,412.20
4,060.91
5,213.99
5,569.29
10,890.00
12,076.00
11,602.00
growth rate 7.0% 20.8% 10.6% 4.5% 19.0% 28.4% 6.8% 95.5% 10.9% -3.9%
Cash 90.20
245.60
630.30
825.90
790.08
461.30
880.60
662.53
459.00
1,531.00
753.00
growth rate 172.3% 156.6% 31.0% -4.3% -41.6% 90.9% -24.8% -30.7% 233.6% -50.8%
Inventory 328.00
369.40
450.00
490.78
399.30
471.88
525.78
434.06
801.00
900.00
1,014.00
growth rate 12.6% 21.8% 9.1% -18.6% 18.2% 11.4% -17.4% 84.5% 12.4% 12.7%
Cur.Liabilities 212.30
286.60
323.60
364.60
398.51
404.86
537.18
522.64
1,183.00
1,967.00
1,183.00
growth rate 35.0% 12.9% 12.7% 9.3% 1.6% 32.7% -2.7% 126.4% 66.3% -39.9%
Liabilities 1,047.90
1,161.40
1,449.10
1,510.51
1,539.94
1,642.31
2,012.10
2,007.35
6,998.00
6,707.00
5,526.00
growth rate 10.8% 24.8% 4.2% 2.0% 6.7% 22.5% -0.2% 248.6% -4.2% -17.6%
LT Debt 510.30
515.40
764.50
764.56
763.76
763.88
764.00
758.15
3,679.00
3,127.00
2,668.00
growth rate 1.0% 48.3% 0.0% -0.1% 0.0% 0.0% -0.8% 385.3% -15.0% -14.7%
Equity 1,239.10
1,285.00
1,505.10
1,756.31
1,872.26
2,418.60
2,911.51
3,265.88
3,524.00
4,874.00
5,590.00
growth rate 3.7% 17.1% 16.7% 6.6% 29.2% 20.4% 12.2% 7.9% 38.3% 14.7%
Common Shares 131.00
132.00
131.00
133.00
133.00
134.00
134.00
132.00
130.00
130.00
130.00
growth rate 0.8% -0.8% 1.5% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% -1.5% -1.5% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 172.60
99.80
81.30
176.84
386.88
679.22
431.10
491.00
629.00
577.00
702.00
growth rate -42.2% -18.5% 117.5% 118.8% 75.6% -36.5% 13.9% 28.1% -8.3% 21.7%
Cash Dividends 13.50
14.50
16.00
18.27
285.52
55.24
77.66
92.00
97.00
103.00
120.00
growth rate 7.4% 10.3% 14.2% 1,463.2% -80.7% 40.6% 18.5% 5.4% 6.2% 16.5%
Cash From OA 186.10
235.50
283.30
358.94
612.09
752.73
1,032.38
1,079.00
867.00
1,528.00
1,409.00
growth rate 26.5% 20.3% 26.7% 70.5% 23.0% 37.2% 4.5% -19.7% 76.2% -7.8%
FCF per Share 0.10
1.03
1.52
1.28
1.75
0.22
3.66
4.88
1.16
5.22
8.17
growth rate 930.0% 47.6% -15.8% 36.7% -87.4% 1,563.6% 33.3% -76.2% 350.0% 56.5%
Sale Purchase of Stock 2.83
-0.42
-29.48
5.52
-178.00
-84.00
83.00
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0%
FCF 14.00
136.00
202.00
185.00
233.00
73.00
601.00
587.00
205.00
961.00
707.00
growth rate 871.4% 48.5% -8.4% 26.0% -68.7% 723.3% -2.3% -65.1% 368.8% -26.4%
Income Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Sales 3,692.40
2,325.70
3,171.80
3,619.85
3,571.04
3,759.48
4,415.35
4,463.00
5,076.00
8,041.00
8,635.00
growth rate -37.0% 36.4% 14.1% -1.4% 5.3% 17.5% 1.1% 13.7% 58.4% 7.4%
Op.Income -29.50
107.30
378.40
258.97
378.47
610.43
1,133.61
960.00
685.00
1,252.00
1,452.00
growth rate 100.0% 252.7% -31.6% 46.2% 61.3% 85.7% -15.3% -28.7% 82.8% 16.0%
IBT -58.00
78.80
343.00
401.43
585.17
942.17
1,083.92
963.00
558.00
1,081.00
1,334.00
growth rate 100.0% 335.3% 17.0% 45.8% 61.0% 15.0% -11.2% -42.1% 93.7% 23.4%
Net Income -29.50
53.00
221.40
258.97
378.47
610.43
678.52
646.00
399.00
1,304.00
996.00
growth rate 100.0% 317.7% 17.0% 46.2% 61.3% 11.2% -4.8% -38.2% 226.8% -23.6%
EPS -0.23
0.40
1.67
1.94
2.88
4.55
5.07
4.86
3.06
10.00
7.62
growth rate 100.0% 317.5% 16.2% 48.5% 58.0% 11.4% -4.1% -37.0% 226.8% -23.8%
Gross Profit 69.40
195.10
482.70
559.01
736.96
1,101.44
1,317.35
1,185.00
983.00
1,761.00
1,987.00
growth rate 181.1% 147.4% 15.8% 31.8% 49.5% 19.6% -10.1% -17.1% 79.2% 12.8%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Earnings BIT 412.00
403.00
222.00
156.00
196.00
growth rate -2.2% -44.9% -29.7% 25.6%
Balance Sheet Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Acct.Receivable 1,261.00
1,241.00
1,037.00
1,121.00
1,213.00
growth rate -1.6% -16.4% 8.1% 8.2%
Acct.Payable 582.00
626.00
507.00
526.00
495.00
growth rate 7.6% -19.0% 3.8% -5.9%
Cur.Assets 2,694.00
3,004.00
2,842.00
2,627.00
2,595.00
growth rate 11.5% -5.4% -7.6% -1.2%
Total Assets 11,346.00
11,721.00
11,602.00
12,104.00
12,216.00
growth rate 3.3% -1.0% 4.3% 0.9%
Cash 482.00
788.00
753.00
445.00
409.00
growth rate 63.5% -4.4% -40.9% -8.1%
Inventory 905.00
939.00
1,014.00
1,021.00
925.00
growth rate 3.8% 8.0% 0.7% -9.4%
Cur.Liabilities 1,186.00
1,301.00
1,183.00
1,226.00
1,254.00
growth rate 9.7% -9.1% 3.6% 2.3%
Liabilities 5,500.00
5,633.00
5,526.00
5,919.00
5,957.00
growth rate 2.4% -1.9% 7.1% 0.6%
LT Debt 2,666.00
2,667.00
2,668.00
2,669.00
2,669.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Equity 5,362.00
5,602.00
5,590.00
5,632.00
5,719.00
growth rate 4.5% -0.2% 0.8% 1.5%
Common Shares 1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Capital Expenditures 158.00
195.00
195.00
203.00
208.00
growth rate 23.4% 0.0% 4.1% 2.5%
Cash Dividends 27.00
33.00
33.00
33.00
32.00
growth rate 22.2% 0.0% 0.0% -3.0%
Cash From OA 324.00
606.00
254.00
147.00
320.00
growth rate 87.0% -58.1% -42.1% 117.7%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF 166.00
411.00
59.00
-56.00
112.00
growth rate 147.6% -85.6% -100.0% 100.0%
Income Statement Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Sales 2,235.00
2,255.00
1,995.00
2,025.00
2,144.00
growth rate 0.9% -11.5% 1.5% 5.9%
Op.Income 412.00
403.00
222.00
156.00
196.00
growth rate -2.2% -44.9% -29.7% 25.6%
IBT 381.00
391.00
176.00
113.00
168.00
growth rate 2.6% -55.0% -35.8% 48.7%
Net Income 278.00
308.00
123.00
72.00
119.00
growth rate 10.8% -60.1% -41.5% 65.3%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 552.00
539.00
354.00
299.00
340.00
growth rate -2.4% -34.3% -15.5% 13.7%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

B (81.33)

YOY Growth Grade:

C (55.23)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 8.33 7.48 7.65
EPS / Growth 2.8% 7.62 13.2%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 18.6%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 2.8% 11.5% 11.5%
Future PE 5.64 8.10 13.02
Future EPS 10.06 22.71 22.71
Value Price
MOS %
14.03
-75.4%
45.49
-20.2%
73.10
28.2%
MOS Price 7.01 22.75 36.55
IRT 6.71 5.24 5.24

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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