Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK)

Sector:
MATERIALS
Industry:
CHEMICALS
SIC:
INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS
CEO:
Yuan Chao
Employees:
8,870
2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600, HOUSTON, TX 77056
713-960-9111

Westlake Chemical Corp. manufactures and markets petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated building products. It operates through the Olefins and Vinyls segments. The Olefins segment manufactures ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, and associated co-products at the manufacturing facility in Lake Charles and polyethylene at the Longview facility. The Vinyls segment manufactures and sells building products fabricated from polyvinyl chloride, including pipe, fittings, profiles, foundation, building products, fence and deck components, window, and door components, film, and sheet products. The company was founded by Ting Tsung Chao in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Data derived from most recent annual or quarterly report
Market Cap 12.047 Billion Shares Outstanding128.15 Million Avg 30-day Volume 559.609 Thousand
P/E Ratio26.6454 Dividend Yield1.2111 EPS0.45
Price to Revenue1.4349 Debt to Equity0.5197 EBITDA1.462 Billion
Price to Book Value1.8172 Operating Margin8.059 Enterprise Value13.067 Billion
Current Ratio2.816 EPS Growth-0.138 Quick Ratio2.051
1 Yr BETA 1.3022 52-week High/Low 105.76 / 73.49 Profit Margin5.915
Operating Cash Flow Growth23.5391 Altman Z-Score2.4878 Free Cash Flow to Firm 1.219 Billion
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Open Market Buys/Sells Last 60 Days

Open Market Buys (P)

none

Open Market Sells (S)

40.1 Thousand total shares from 9 transactions

Exercise Derivative Conversion (M)

47.2 Thousand total shares from 2 transactions

Current/Former Insiders

Insider Name Type Last Reported Shares Held Last Reported Date Filings in past year

CHAO JAMES CHAIRMAN

  • Officer
  • Director
  • 10% Owner
92,111,066 2021-12-02 4

CHAO ALBERT PRESIDENT & CEO

  • Officer
  • Director
  • 10% Owner
93,878,280 2021-12-01 6

BENDER MARK STEVEN EVP AND CFO

  • Officer
  • Director
22,024 2021-11-11 10

ZOELLER JOHNATHAN STEVAN VP AND CAO

  • Officer
750 2021-08-20 4

CHAO JOHN TSUNG-CHEN

  • Director
  • 10% Owner
93,411,750 2021-08-14 1

MCCOLLUM MARK A

  • Director
8,946 2021-08-13 1

JENKINS DOROTHY C

  • Director
  • 10% Owner
93,477,569 2021-08-13 1

NORTHCUTT R BRUCE

  • Director
17,473 2021-08-13 1

SHEETS JEFFREY WAYNE

  • Director
9,049 2021-08-13 1

LUBEL KIMBERLY S

  • Director
7,943 2021-08-13 2

GRAFF MICHAEL J

  • Director
17,432 2021-08-13 1

BUESINGER ROBERT F. EVP, VINYL PRODUCTS

  • Officer
7,051 2021-08-13 8

HAAS MARIUS

  • Director
9,049 2021-08-13 1

EDERINGTON L. BENJAMIN SVP, GC, CAO AND SECRETARY

  • Officer
2,938 2021-08-13 4

CHAO DAVID TSUNG-HUNG

  • Director
  • 10% Owner
93,413,493 2021-08-13 1

KEARNS ROGER L. EVP AND COO

  • Officer
22,598 2021-05-21 3

TEEL LAWRENCE E. EVP AND SPECIAL ADVISOR TO CEO

  • Officer
25,860 2021-02-25 3

KENNER ANDREW SVP, OPERATIONS

  • Officer
12,053 2021-02-19 4

TTWFGP LLC

  • 10% Owner
47,400,277 2020-03-27 0

MANGIERI GEORGE J VP & CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

  • Officer
4,671 2020-02-17 0

LUKENS MAX L

  • Director
9,122 2019-08-16 0

RILEY H JOHN JR

  • Director
22,652 2019-03-19 0

BLAKELY ROBERT T

  • Director
10,989 2018-08-21 0

SCHUBERT LAWRENCE VICE PRESIDENT, POLYETHYLENE

  • Officer
0 2017-03-01 0

MATTINA MICHAEL J. SR. VP, POLYETHYLENE

  • Officer
6,506 2017-02-14 0

BATES SIMON VP, BUILDING PRODUCTS

  • Officer
14,930 2016-09-09 0

TAYLOR JEFFREY L SR VP, POLYETHYLENE

  • Officer
20,206 2015-05-26 0

HANSEN DAVID R SR VP ADMINSTRATION

  • Officer
0 2015-02-20 0

WALLACE STEPHEN VP, GENERAL COUNSEL, SECRETARY

  • Officer
25,363 2013-08-01 0

CONDON DONALD MARION JR SR VP, CORP BUS DEV

  • Officer
13,106 2013-03-13 0

BARNETT E WILLIAM

  • Director
20,311 2012-11-29 0

JOHANNESEN ANDREW VICE PRESIDENT & TREASURER

  • Officer
0 2011-01-03 0

MORSE WAYNE D SR VP, VINYLS

  • Officer
26,009 2010-03-15 0

WILDER WARREN W SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

  • Officer
24,085 2008-03-17 0

Insider Transactions Last 60 Days

Reporting Owners Filing Date Trans Date Trans Code Shares Share Price Acquired
Disposed
Shares Owned after D/I 10b5 Perf 1d* Perf 5d* Perf 1m* Max Gain Max Gain Days Max Loss Max Loss Days

CHAO JAMES - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHAIRMAN

2021-12-03 07:56:57 -0500 2021-12-02 M 16,420 d 0 direct

CHAO JAMES - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner CHAIRMAN

2021-12-03 07:56:57 -0500 2021-12-02 M 16,420 $30.05 a 100,512 direct

CHAO ALBERT - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner PRESIDENT & CEO

2021-12-03 07:56:13 -0500 2021-12-01 S 3,789 $94.80 d 441,939 direct

CHAO ALBERT - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner PRESIDENT & CEO

2021-12-03 07:56:13 -0500 2021-12-01 S 5,842 $91.83 d 454,228 direct

CHAO ALBERT - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner PRESIDENT & CEO

2021-12-03 07:56:13 -0500 2021-12-01 M 30,787 $30.05 a 472,726 direct

CHAO ALBERT - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner PRESIDENT & CEO

2021-12-03 07:56:13 -0500 2021-12-01 S 4,300 $93.98 d 445,728 direct

CHAO ALBERT - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner PRESIDENT & CEO

2021-12-03 07:56:13 -0500 2021-12-01 S 3,000 $90.47 d 460,070 direct

CHAO ALBERT - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner PRESIDENT & CEO

2021-12-03 07:56:13 -0500 2021-12-01 M 30,787 d 30,787 direct

CHAO ALBERT - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner PRESIDENT & CEO

2021-12-03 07:56:13 -0500 2021-12-01 S 4,200 $92.78 d 450,028 direct

CHAO ALBERT - Director - Officer - > 10% Owner PRESIDENT & CEO

2021-12-03 07:56:13 -0500 2021-12-01 S 9,656 $89.47 d 463,070 direct

BENDER MARK STEVEN - Director - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-11-15 10:23:01 -0500 2021-11-11 S 2,369 $101.57 d 22,024 direct -1.2863 -5.0007 0.0 1 -5.4935 5

BENDER MARK STEVEN - Director - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-11-10 12:25:02 -0500 2021-11-08 S 631 $100.77 d 24,393 direct 2.6326 2.209 5.4166 3 0.0 1

BENDER MARK STEVEN - Director - Officer EVP AND CFO

2021-11-08 12:27:51 -0500 2021-11-05 S 6,356 $98.80 d 25,024 direct 0.06 3.4207 4.5309 5 -0.8402 3

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Transaction Code Definitions
Code Definition
A Grant, award or other acquisition pursuant to Rule 16b-3(d)
C Conversion of derivative security
D Disposition to the issuer of issuer equity securities pursuant to Rule 16b-3(e)
E Expiration of short derivative position
F Payment of exercise price or tax liability by delivering or withholding securities incident to the receipt, exercise or vesting of a security issued in accordance with Rule 16b-3
G Bona fide gift
H Expiration (or cancellation) of long derivative position with value received
I Discretionary transaction in accordance with Rule 16b-3(f) resulting in acquisition or disposition of issuer securities
J Other acquisition or disposition
L Small acquisition under Rule 16a-6
M Exercise or conversion of derivative security exempted pursuant to Rule 16b-3
O Exercise of out-of-the-money derivative security
P Open market or private purchase of non-derivative or derivative security
S Open market or private sale of non-derivative or derivative security
U Disposition pursuant to a tender of shares in a change of control transaction
W Acquisition or disposition by will or the laws of descent and distribution
X Exercise of in-the-money or at-the-money derivative security
Z Deposit into or withdrawal from voting trust

IBR Securities Loan Availability

Updated throughout the day, this shows the number of shares available to borrow. Data provided by Interactive Brokers

Security Date/Time Rebate Rate Fee Rate Shares Available
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 22:15:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 21:45:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 21:15:04 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 20:45:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 20:15:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 19:45:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 19:15:04 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 18:45:04 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 18:15:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 17:45:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 17:15:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 16:45:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 16:15:04 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 15:45:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 15:15:03 UTC -0.2678 0.3378 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 14:45:03 UTC -0.2876 0.3576 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 14:15:05 UTC -0.2876 0.3576 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 13:45:03 UTC -0.2876 0.3576 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 13:15:03 UTC -0.2876 0.3576 2000000
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP WLK 2021-12-03 12:45:03 UTC -0.2876 0.3576 2000000

Current Active Short Positions

Holder Issuer Net Short Position Position Date Origin
JPMorgan Trust IV- JPMorgan Value Plus Fund WLK -2224.0 shares, $-145716.48 2019-09-30 N-PORT
FundVantage Trust- Gotham Enhanced Index Plus Fund WLK -58.0 shares, $-2213.86 2020-03-31 N-PORT
FundVantage Trust- Gotham Defensive Long Fund WLK -108.0 shares, $-4122.36 2020-03-31 N-PORT
FundVantage Trust- Gotham Index Plus All-Cap Fund WLK -83.0 shares, $-3168.11 2020-03-31 N-PORT
AGF Investments Trust- AGFIQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund WLK -4988.0 shares, $-454606.32 2021-09-30 N-PORT

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