A Look At Recent Insider Trades For Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)

There are 245 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 43.25 million shares in total. The company has a quick ratio of 1.50, a current ratio of 2.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. About 6,263 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since November 8, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. $76.92's average target is -17.28% below currents $92.99 stock price. James Inv Research invested 0.55% in Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK). The company has market cap of $162.91 million. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Tuesday, August 16 by JP Morgan.

Recent insider trends for Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) have caught the attention of investors. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.22, for a total transaction of $968,614.68. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Outperform" on Monday, June 13. Of those holders, 107 had increased positions amounting to 7.83 million shares, 102 had decreased positions amounting to 4.12 million shares, and 36 holders have a held position accounting for 31.3 million shares. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 83,535 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $2,101,000 after purchasing an additional 39,888 shares in the last quarter. These inputs included a growing difference between net income and cash flow from operations, increasing receivable days, growing day's sales of inventory, increasing other current assets, decrease in depreciation relative to gross property plant and equipment, and high total asset growth. 8,000 shares valued at $370,608 were bought by Albrecht William E on Monday, May 15. Its down 0.14, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of AGI in report on Friday, February 24 with "Sector Perform" rating. The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. The Rhode Island-based Parsons Capital Management Inc Ri has invested 0.02% in the stock. Jpmorgan Chase has 6.84M shares. Ubs Asset Americas holds 0% or 18,277 shares in its portfolio. National Pension Serv invested in 717,107 shares. Dowling Yahnke Ltd Company reported 0.04% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). It tells investors how well a company is turning their capital into profits. Hellman Jordan Management Com Ma holds 22,135 shares.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $409,198 activity. Therefore 58% are positive. Halliburton Company had 131 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 13 by Citigroup. The Company's divisions include Young-Davidson, Mulatos, El Chanate and Corporate/other. HSBC has "Buy" rating and $44 target. The stock of Alamos Gold Inc (TSE:AGI) earned "Outperform" rating by Howard Weil on Wednesday, August 12. The rating was maintained by Alembic with "Buy" on Thursday, August 3. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock. Shares for $409,198 were sold by Mangieri George J. It has outperformed by 5.13% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. 34 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 8,235 shares. Advsrs Asset Mngmt Inc stated it has 2,276 shares.

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) exhibits a P/E ratio of 26.2 with a forward P/E of 15.62. About shares traded. Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) has risen 45.05% since November 8, 2016 and is uptrending. Tci Wealth Advsrs Inc reported 12 shares.

Westlake Chemical Corporation value Change from Open was at 4.60% with a Gap of 1.83%. Winfield Assocs reported 10 shares. State Street reported 575,374 shares. The insider, JENKINS DOROTHY C, now holds 46,118 shares of WLK.

According to Westlake Chemical, third-quarter 2017 results benefited from demand for all major products in both Vinyls and Olefins segments along with higher prices in the Vinyls segment. The company has market cap of $11.82 billion. The Company's products include a range of chemicals, which are fundamental to various consumer and industrial markets, including flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, water treatment, refrigerants, residential and commercial construction, as well as other durable and non-durable goods. It has a 290100 P/E ratio.

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