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Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP)

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$26.92 USD


-0.14 (-0.52%)

Updated Jul 23, 2021 03:46 PM ET

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5Strong Sell3.16%

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A Value A Growth F Momentum A VGM

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Top 44% (110 out of 251)

Industry: Chemical - Specialty

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Company Summary

Westlake Chemical Partners LP is a manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, vinyls, polymers and building products. It focuses on offering ethylene co-products, including propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen. Its offerings are used for a wide variety of consumer and industrial products, including food packaging, automotive products, coatings, pipes and residential construction materials. Westlake Chemical Partners LP is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

General Information

Westlake Chemical Partners LP



Phone: 713-585-2900

Fax: NA



Industry Chemical - Specialty
Sector Basic Materials
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 6/30/2021
Next EPS Date 8/3/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate NA
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 1.83
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 8.50
Next EPS Report Date 8/3/2021

Price and Volume Information

Zacks Rank Premium
Yesterday's Close 27.06
52 Week High 27.57
52 Week Low 17.82
Beta 1.16
20 Day Moving Average 40,700.75
Target Price Consensus 27.33


% Price Change
4 Week -0.04
12 Week -0.26
YTD 13.51
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -2.35
12 Week -3.82
YTD -2.38
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 35.20
Market Capitalization (millions) 952.48
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date NA
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 6.97%
Annual Dividend $1.89
Payout Ratio 1.04
Change in Payout Ratio 0.04
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 5/12/2021 / $0.47

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 14.83
Trailing 12 Months 14.87
PEG Ratio 1.75
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year -14.00%
vs. Previous Quarter 0.00%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 7.05%
vs. Previous Quarter 9.18%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 1.04
Price/Cash Flow 5.63
Price / Sales 0.97
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 6.87
12/31/20 7.08
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 4.65
12/31/20 4.82
Current Ratio
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 6.54
12/31/20 6.62
Quick Ratio
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 6.47
12/31/20 6.54
Operating Margin
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 6.46
12/31/20 6.84
Net Margin
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 6.46
12/31/20 6.84
Pre-Tax Margin
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 32.97
12/31/20 35.35
Book Value
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 25.94
12/31/20 26.00
Inventory Turnover
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 252.92
12/31/20 271.65
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 0.44
12/31/20 0.44
Debt to Capital
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 30.44
12/31/20 30.40