Westlake Corporation

Westlake Corporationverified

WLK

Price:

$157.83

Market Cap:

$20.29B

Westlake Corporation manufactures and supplies petrochemicals, polymers, and building products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Performance and Essential Materials; and Housing and Infrastructure Products. The Performance and Essential Materials segment manufactures and markets polyethylene, styrene monomer, ethylene co-products, PVC, VCM, ethylene dichloride chlor-alkali, and chlorinated derivative products. The Housing and Infrastructure Products segment manufactures and sells residential PVC siding; PVC trim and moldings; roofing applications; decorative stone; windows; PVC decking; PVC films for various inflatables, wallcovering, tape, and roofing applications; polymer compos...[Read more]

Industry

Chemicals - Specialty

IPO Date

2004-08-12

Stock Exchange

NYSE

Ticker

WLK

The PE Ratio as of May 2024 (TTM) for Westlake Corporation (WLK) is 79.71

According to Westlake Corporation’s latest financial reports and current stock price. The company's current PE Ratio is 79.71. This represents a change of 589.45% compared to the average of 11.56 of the last 4 quarters.

Westlake Corporation (WLK) Historical PE Ratio (quarterly & annually)

How has WLK PE Ratio performed in the past?

The mean historical PE Ratio of Westlake Corporation over the last ten years is 16.27. The current 79.71 PE Ratio has changed 48.88% with respect to the historical average. Over the past ten years (40 quarters), WLK's PE Ratio was at its highest in in the June 2020 quarter at 122.32. The PE Ratio was at its lowest in in the December 2023 quarter at -9.02.

Quarterly (TTM)
Annual

Average

16.27

Median

11.53

Minimum

5.84

Maximum

37.34

Westlake Corporation (WLK) PE Ratio by Quarter and Year

Discovering the peaks and valleys of Westlake Corporation PE Ratio, unveiling quarterly and yearly fluctuations to gain insights into the company’s financial performance and market dynamics, offering valuable data for investors and analysts alike.

Maximum Annual Increase = 539.47%

Maximum Annual PE Ratio = 37.34

Minimum Annual Increase = -80.48%

Minimum Annual PE Ratio = 5.84

Quarterly (TTM)
Annual
YearPE RatioChange
202337.34539.47%
20225.84-5.35%
20216.17-80.48%
202031.6147.77%
201921.39148.86%
20188.60-18.48%
201710.55-41.93%
201618.1663.83%
201511.08-7.51%
201411.98-10.04%

Westlake Corporation (WLK) Average PE Ratio

How has WLK PE Ratio performed in the past?

The current PE Ratio of Westlake Corporation (WLK) is greater than its 3-year, greater than its 5-year, and greater than its 10-year historical averages

3-year avg

16.45

5-year avg

20.47

10-year avg

16.27

Westlake Corporation (WLK) PE Ratio vs. Peers

How is WLK’s PE Ratio compared to its peers?

Westlake Corporation’s PE Ratio is greater than Sensient Technologies Corporation (35.28), greater than Innospec Inc. (21.88), greater than Minerals Technologies Inc. (28.86), greater than Oil-Dri Corporation of America (11.93), greater than H.B. Fuller Company (28.82), greater than Quaker Chemical Corporation (29.44), greater than Cabot Corporation (12.61), greater than Stepan Company (52.95), greater than Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (31.67), greater than Avient Corporation (39.93),

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