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NYSE:WLKP - Westlake Chemical Partners Stock Price, Forecast & News

$21.61
+0.08 (+0.37 %)
(As of 12/11/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.48
Now: $21.61
$21.79
50-Day Range
$21.51
MA: $22.68
$23.68
52-Week Range
$20.25
Now: $21.61
$24.95
Volume43,700 shs
Average Volume54,577 shs
Market Capitalization$696.86 million
P/E Ratio14.31
Dividend Yield8.64%
Beta0.6
Westlake Chemical Partners LP acquires, develops, and operates ethylene production facilities and related assets in the United States. The company's ethylene production facilities primarily convert ethane into ethylene. It also sells ethylene co-products, including propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen directly to third parties on a spot or contract basis. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIPN/A
Phone713-585-2900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.29 billion
Cash Flow$4.87 per share
Book Value$28.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$49.35 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$696.86 million
Next Earnings Date2/18/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE:WLKP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westlake Chemical Partners' stock symbol?

Westlake Chemical Partners trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WLKP."

How often does Westlake Chemical Partners pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Westlake Chemical Partners?

Westlake Chemical Partners declared a dividend on Thursday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.4646 per share on Tuesday, November 26th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 8th. This is a boost from Westlake Chemical Partners's previous dividend of $0.34. View Westlake Chemical Partners' Dividend History.

How were Westlake Chemical Partners' earnings last quarter?

Westlake Chemical Partners LP (NYSE:WLKP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.05. The basic materials company had revenue of $249.93 million for the quarter. Westlake Chemical Partners had a return on equity of 5.77% and a net margin of 4.81%. View Westlake Chemical Partners' Earnings History.

When is Westlake Chemical Partners' next earnings date?

Westlake Chemical Partners is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 18th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Westlake Chemical Partners.

What price target have analysts set for WLKP?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Westlake Chemical Partners' shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect Westlake Chemical Partners' share price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Westlake Chemical Partners.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Westlake Chemical Partners?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westlake Chemical Partners in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Westlake Chemical Partners.

Has Westlake Chemical Partners been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WLKP stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Westlake Chemical Partners earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Westlake Chemical Partners.

Are investors shorting Westlake Chemical Partners?

Westlake Chemical Partners saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 251,400 shares, an increase of 10.0% from the September 15th total of 228,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 42,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.0 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Westlake Chemical Partners' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Westlake Chemical Partners' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Westlake Chemical Partners own?

Who are Westlake Chemical Partners' key executives?

Westlake Chemical Partners' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Albert Yuan Chao, Pres, CEO & Director of Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC (Age 69)
  • Mr. Steven Mark Bender CPA, Sr. VP, CFO & Director of Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC (Age 62)
  • Mr. George J. Mangieri, VP & Chief Accounting Officer of Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC (Age 68)
  • Mr. L. Benjamin Ederington, VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Director of Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC (Age 48)
  • Mr. Lawrence E. Teel, Exec. VP, Olefins of Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC (Age 60)

Who are Westlake Chemical Partners' major shareholders?

Westlake Chemical Partners' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (1.56%), Tiedemann Advisors LLC (1.31%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.34%), NBW Capital LLC (0.32%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.07%) and Delphi Management Inc. MA (0.07%). Company insiders that own Westlake Chemical Partners stock include Albert Chao, Angela A Minas, David Lumpkins, George J Mangieri, Lawrence E Teel, Mark Steven Bender and Ttwfgp Llc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Westlake Chemical Partners.

Which major investors are selling Westlake Chemical Partners stock?

WLKP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westlake Chemical Partners.

Which major investors are buying Westlake Chemical Partners stock?

WLKP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NBW Capital LLC, Tiedemann Advisors LLC, Delphi Management Inc. MA, California Public Employees Retirement System, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC and Bourgeon Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Westlake Chemical Partners stock in the last two years include Albert Chao, Angela A Minas, David Lumpkins, Lawrence E Teel, Mark Steven Bender and Ttwfgp Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westlake Chemical Partners.

How do I buy shares of Westlake Chemical Partners?

Shares of WLKP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Westlake Chemical Partners' stock price today?

One share of WLKP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.61.

How big of a company is Westlake Chemical Partners?

Westlake Chemical Partners has a market capitalization of $696.86 million and generates $1.29 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $49.35 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.51 on an earnings per share basis. View Additional Information About Westlake Chemical Partners.

What is Westlake Chemical Partners' official website?

The official website for Westlake Chemical Partners is http://www.wlkpartners.com/.

How can I contact Westlake Chemical Partners?

Westlake Chemical Partners' mailing address is 2801 POST OAK BOULEVARD SUITE 600, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 713-585-2900 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE WLKP)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  212 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  432
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Westlake Chemical Partners and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WLKP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WLKP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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