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NYSE:WLKP

Westlake Chemical Partners Competitors

$23.51
-0.67 (-2.77 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$23.22
Now: $23.51
$24.22
50-Day Range
$21.47
MA: $23.03
$24.33
52-Week Range
$10.31
Now: $23.51
$24.64
Volume479,894 shs
Average Volume150,087 shs
Market Capitalization$827.41 million
P/E Ratio12.78
Dividend Yield7.82%
Beta1.06

Competitors

Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE:WLKP) Vs. SXT, AMRS, REGI, MEOH, GEVO, and CDXS

Should you be buying WLKP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "industrial organic chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to Westlake Chemical Partners, including Sensient Technologies (SXT), Amyris (AMRS), Renewable Energy Group (REGI), Methanex (MEOH), Gevo (GEVO), and Codexis (CDXS).

Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE:WLKP) and Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Sensient Technologies' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westlake Chemical Partners$1.09 billion0.76$60.98 million$1.7713.28
Sensient Technologies$1.32 billion2.50$82.05 million$2.9626.30

Sensient Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Westlake Chemical Partners. Westlake Chemical Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sensient Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Westlake Chemical Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.89 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.0%. Sensient Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Westlake Chemical Partners pays out 106.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Sensient Technologies pays out 52.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Westlake Chemical Partners has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Sensient Technologies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Westlake Chemical Partners and Sensient Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westlake Chemical Partners02102.33
Sensient Technologies00103.00

Westlake Chemical Partners presently has a consensus price target of $22.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.42%. Sensient Technologies has a consensus price target of $70.00, indicating a potential downside of 10.08%. Given Westlake Chemical Partners' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Westlake Chemical Partners is more favorable than Sensient Technologies.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

42.4% of Westlake Chemical Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.9% of Sensient Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Sensient Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Westlake Chemical Partners has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sensient Technologies has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Sensient Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westlake Chemical Partners6.41%6.83%4.68%
Sensient Technologies5.12%13.65%6.97%

Summary

Sensient Technologies beats Westlake Chemical Partners on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Amyris (NASDAQ:AMRS) and Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE:WLKP) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Amyris and Westlake Chemical Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Amyris00503.00
Westlake Chemical Partners02102.33

Amyris presently has a consensus target price of $10.3375, indicating a potential downside of 25.09%. Westlake Chemical Partners has a consensus target price of $22.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.42%. Given Westlake Chemical Partners' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Westlake Chemical Partners is more favorable than Amyris.

Profitability

This table compares Amyris and Westlake Chemical Partners' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Amyris-223.41%N/A-149.25%
Westlake Chemical Partners6.41%6.83%4.68%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

43.5% of Amyris shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.4% of Westlake Chemical Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 39.7% of Amyris shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Amyris and Westlake Chemical Partners' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Amyris$152.56 million21.64$-242,770,000.00($2.72)-5.07
Westlake Chemical Partners$1.09 billion0.76$60.98 million$1.7713.28

Westlake Chemical Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Amyris. Amyris is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westlake Chemical Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Amyris has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Westlake Chemical Partners has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Westlake Chemical Partners beats Amyris on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE:WLKP) and Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Renewable Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westlake Chemical Partners6.41%6.83%4.68%
Renewable Energy Group22.72%13.11%9.25%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Westlake Chemical Partners and Renewable Energy Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westlake Chemical Partners02102.33
Renewable Energy Group01702.88

Westlake Chemical Partners presently has a consensus target price of $22.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.42%. Renewable Energy Group has a consensus target price of $84.00, indicating a potential upside of 8.01%. Given Renewable Energy Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Renewable Energy Group is more favorable than Westlake Chemical Partners.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

42.4% of Westlake Chemical Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of Renewable Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.0% of Renewable Energy Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Westlake Chemical Partners has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Renewable Energy Group has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Renewable Energy Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westlake Chemical Partners$1.09 billion0.76$60.98 million$1.7713.28
Renewable Energy Group$2.64 billion1.16$389.73 million$3.7520.74

Renewable Energy Group has higher revenue and earnings than Westlake Chemical Partners. Westlake Chemical Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Renewable Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Renewable Energy Group beats Westlake Chemical Partners on 13 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE:WLKP) and Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Westlake Chemical Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.89 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.0%. Methanex pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Westlake Chemical Partners pays out 106.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Methanex pays out 16.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Westlake Chemical Partners has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Methanex has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Methanex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westlake Chemical Partners6.41%6.83%4.68%
Methanex-4.84%-7.82%-2.24%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Westlake Chemical Partners and Methanex, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westlake Chemical Partners02102.33
Methanex27602.27

Westlake Chemical Partners currently has a consensus target price of $22.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.42%. Methanex has a consensus target price of $41.9231, indicating a potential upside of 8.78%. Given Methanex's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Methanex is more favorable than Westlake Chemical Partners.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

42.4% of Westlake Chemical Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.0% of Methanex shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Methanex shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Westlake Chemical Partners has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Methanex has a beta of 2.2, indicating that its stock price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Methanex's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westlake Chemical Partners$1.09 billion0.76$60.98 million$1.7713.28
Methanex$2.78 billion1.05$87.77 million$0.9341.44

Methanex has higher revenue and earnings than Westlake Chemical Partners. Westlake Chemical Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Methanex, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Methanex beats Westlake Chemical Partners on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE:WLKP) and Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Gevo's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westlake Chemical Partners6.41%6.83%4.68%
Gevo-243.40%-33.39%-26.92%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Westlake Chemical Partners and Gevo, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westlake Chemical Partners02102.33
Gevo00203.00

Westlake Chemical Partners currently has a consensus target price of $22.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.42%. Gevo has a consensus target price of $17.00, indicating a potential upside of 75.08%. Given Gevo's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Gevo is more favorable than Westlake Chemical Partners.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

42.4% of Westlake Chemical Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.0% of Gevo shares are held by institutional investors. 11.8% of Gevo shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Westlake Chemical Partners has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gevo has a beta of 3.56, indicating that its stock price is 256% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Gevo's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westlake Chemical Partners$1.09 billion0.76$60.98 million$1.7713.28
Gevo$24.49 million61.06$-28,660,000.00($2.39)-4.06

Westlake Chemical Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Gevo. Gevo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westlake Chemical Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Westlake Chemical Partners beats Gevo on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westlake Chemical Partners (NYSE:WLKP) and Codexis (NASDAQ:CDXS) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Codexis' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westlake Chemical Partners6.41%6.83%4.68%
Codexis-31.08%-21.25%-14.33%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Westlake Chemical Partners and Codexis, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westlake Chemical Partners02102.33
Codexis00303.00

Westlake Chemical Partners currently has a consensus target price of $22.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.42%. Codexis has a consensus target price of $23.6667, indicating a potential upside of 7.04%. Given Codexis' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Codexis is more favorable than Westlake Chemical Partners.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

42.4% of Westlake Chemical Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.3% of Codexis shares are held by institutional investors. 10.2% of Codexis shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Westlake Chemical Partners has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Codexis has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Westlake Chemical Partners and Codexis' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westlake Chemical Partners$1.09 billion0.76$60.98 million$1.7713.28
Codexis$68.46 million19.15$-11,940,000.00($0.21)-105.29

Westlake Chemical Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Codexis. Codexis is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westlake Chemical Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Westlake Chemical Partners Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Sensient Technologies logo
SXT
Sensient Technologies
1.8$77.85-0.4%$3.30 billion$1.32 billion48.96Decrease in Short Interest
Amyris logo
AMRS
Amyris
1.1$13.80-0.1%$3.30 billion$152.56 million-6.19Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Gap Down
Renewable Energy Group logo
REGI
Renewable Energy Group
1.8$77.77-10.5%$3.06 billion$2.64 billion5.62Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Methanex logo
MEOH
Methanex
1.6$38.54-1.7%$2.94 billion$2.78 billion-23.08Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gevo logo
GEVO
Gevo
1.3$9.71-3.3%$1.50 billion$24.49 million-5.96Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
Codexis logo
CDXS
Codexis
1.1$22.11-3.9%$1.31 billion$68.46 million-63.17Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Green Plains logo
GPRE
Green Plains
1.2$25.32-4.3%$902.68 million$2.42 billion-8.92News Coverage
Gap Up
FutureFuel logo
FF
FutureFuel
1.3$14.68-2.7%$642.15 million$205.23 million5.65Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
REX American Resources logo
REX
REX American Resources
0.9$94.07-0.0%$563.67 million$418.03 million144.72Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Gap Up
Alto Ingredients logo
PEIX
Alto Ingredients
1.7$6.48-2.8%$443.85 million$1.42 billion-8.00
Green Plains Partners logo
GPP
Green Plains Partners
1.8$10.13-7.2%$235.10 million$82.39 million5.79High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Up
Aemetis logo
AMTX
Aemetis
0.6$9.83-0.7%$214.45 million$202 million-7.02Gap Up
TOMZ
TOMI Environmental Solutions
0.0$4.24-4.5%$71.07 million$6.35 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
TANH
Tantech
0.6$1.58-4.4%$56.71 million$49.23 million0.00Gap Down
CYTH
Cyclo Therapeutics
1.8$8.35-2.8%$14.20 million$1.01 million0.00
This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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