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Westlake Chemical Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

+0.16 (+0.22 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $71.66
50-Day Range
MA: $65.74
52-Week Range
Now: $71.66
Volume272,200 shs
Average Volume647,371 shs
Market Capitalization$9.15 billion
P/E Ratio23.73
Dividend Yield1.51%

Analyst Ratings

Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Price Target and Consensus Rating

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
17 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Westlake Chemical in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $58.00, predicting that the stock has a possible downside of 19.06%. The high price target for WLK is $84.00 and the low price target for WLK is $30.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
WLK Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
WLK Consensus Rating Score:
WLK Analyst Ratings: 2 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
4 Sell Rating(s)
13 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
WLK Consensus Price Target: $58.00$54.19$53.53$54.80
WLK Price Target Upside: 19.06% downside4.51% upside5.79% upside11.69% upside

Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Consensus Price Target History

Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/9/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$60.00 ➝ $78.00Low
10/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $79.00Medium
10/6/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetSell$32.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
10/1/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$62.00 ➝ $67.00Medium
9/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$42.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
9/10/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderweight$45.00 ➝ $50.00Low
8/10/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$54.00 ➝ $65.00High
8/10/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$51.00 ➝ $58.00High
6/25/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
6/4/2020CfraUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$37.00 ➝ $56.00High
5/5/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetHold$47.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
3/27/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$40.00High
3/25/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightLow
3/19/2020Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$85.00 ➝ $30.00High
3/18/2020ScotiabankInitiated CoverageSector Perform$48.00High
2/25/2020Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$64.00 ➝ $71.00High
1/21/2020Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$84.00Medium
9/18/2019Nomura SecuritiesLower Price TargetReduce$53.00 ➝ $51.00Low
7/2/2019MacquarieSet Price TargetHold$74.00Low
5/15/2019Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$59.82Medium
5/6/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$78.00 ➝ $68.00Low
5/2/2019Alembic Global AdvisorsSet Price TargetBuy$105.00Low
4/5/2019Cascend SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$94.00High
2/26/2019140166Reiterated RatingPositive ➝ Neutral$88.00 ➝ $75.00Low
11/6/2017Johnson RiceInitiated CoverageAccumulate ➝ Accumulate$100.00N/A
(Data available from 10/26/2017 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
This page was last updated on 10/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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