Westlake Chemical Corp

Type: Company
Name: Westlake Chemical Corp (Westlake Chemical Corporation)
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Westlake Chemical PT Lowered to $72.00 (WLK)

Analysts at Susquehanna cut their target price on shares of Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK)Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Westlake Chemical from a “neutral” rating to ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bearish Technicals

Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 4.06% return in just 95 days.A covered call on Westlake Chemical at the $60.00 level expiring on Jul. '14 offers an assigned return rate of 4.06% or 15.59% annualized. This trade ... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Shares of Westlake Chemical Has Fallen Below Previous 52-Week Low

Written on Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:58amBy Nick RussoWestlake Chemical ( NYSE:WLK ) traded at a new 52-week low today of $62.74. This new low was reached on below average trading volume as 102,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is ... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Shares of Westlake Chemical Fall to a New 52-Week Low

Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) traded at a new 52-week low today of $63.25. This new low was reached on above average trading volume as 562,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 401,000 shares. ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Watch for Continued Losses in Shares of Westlake Chemical (WLK)

Shares of Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) traded today at $65.84, breaking its 52-week low. This new low was reached on approximately average trading volume as 304,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 374,000 shar ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Shares of Westlake Chemical Have Fallen Below Previous 52-Week Low

Shares of Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) traded at a new 52-week low today of $66.31. So far today approximately 301,000 shares have been exchanged, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 389,000 shares. ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Can You Build A Successful Portfolio Using Stock Splits?

SummaryStudies show that stock splits can provide abnormal returns through increased investor access and/or price momentum. Stock splits examined from 1927 to 1959 had no abnormal returns; however, it appears stock splits after 1959 provide abnormal ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Westlake Chemical Corp. Sees Large Drop in Short Interest (WLK)

Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE:WLK) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of January. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 358,812 shares, a decline of 35.0% from the February 14th total of 551,603 shares, AnalystRatingsNetwork ... [Published American Banking News - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Shares of Westlake Chemical Fall Below Previous 52-Week Low

Written on Thu, 03/20/2014 - 12:17pmBy Shiri GuptaWestlake Chemical ( NYSE:WLK ) traded at a new 52-week low today of $66.31. This new low was reached on below average trading volume as 165,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is ... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Shares of Westlake Chemical Under Pressure, Down 50.2%

One of today's notable stocks in decline is Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK), down 50.2% to $67.25. The Dow is trading fractionally higher to 16,352 and the S&P is currently trading fractionally higher to 1,873. ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Stocks Hitting 52-Week Lows

Resolute Energy (NYSE: REN) shares fell 1.63% to reach a new 52-week low of $7.25. Resolute Energy shares have dropped 33.84% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 20.12% in the same period.CH Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ: CHRW) shares ... [Published Benzinga.com - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Insider Trading Alert - WLK, DRE And AXL Traded By Insiders

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.Yesterday, March 14, 2014, 135 U.S. common stocks issued ... [Published MSN Money - Mar 17 2014]

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...complete transparency of the ethylene market, beginning with feedstocks up to the final products", explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana: "The value added in downstream sectors is considerable. Besides polyethylene plastics, direct applications of ethylene include important chemicals such as alpha olefins used to increase rigidity of polyethylene, ethylene oxide needed in the manufacturing of PET plastics, and ethylbenzene, which is predominantly processed into polystyrene. Other applications are vinyl acetate monomer and the elastomer EPDM.“"
...to the safe and secure transportation of chemical products," said Michael J Ward, CSX's chairman president and chiefchief executive officer. "Safety is a core value at CSX, and we are immensely proud to partner with this year's winners to uphold the highest standards in chemical safety."
Bart Kalkstein , Vice President and General Manager , Global Emission Control Technologies, Cabot Purification Solutions, said, "We are continuing to win contracts like this as mercury-emitting utilities look to use activated carbon to meet these requirements and seek an experienced and technically advanced partner as their supplier. Moreover, our robust supply chain and secure source of supply will ensure that we can fulfill our customers' needs as market demand increases - distinguishing us from the competition."
"We rate WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP (WLK) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flowflow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins."

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Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bearish Technic... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - 10 hours ago]
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Westlake Chemical PT Lowered to $72.00 (WLK) [Published American Banking News - Forex - 21 hours ago]
Westlake Chemical PT Raised to $75.00 at Cowen ... [Published American Banking News - 22 hours ago]
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Apr 15 2014]
Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces First Q... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 15 2014]
Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces First Q... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 15 2014]
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bearish Technicals [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 15 2014]
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – POL AA FCX... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Apr 14 2014]
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bearish Technic... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 14 2014]
Shares of Westlake Chemical Has Fallen Below Pr... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Apr 11 2014]
SmallCapNewsRelease: (OTC: USOG) To Be A Fully ... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 06 2014]
Google Up on Stock Split Completion [Published Zacks.com - Apr 04 2014]
Mueller: Pipes and Profits [Published MoneyShow.com - Apr 04 2014]
CSX 2013 Chemical Safety Excellence Awards [Published Railway Age - Apr 03 2014]
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Shares of Westlake Chemical Fall to a New 52-We... [Published Individual.com - Mar 27 2014]
Watch for Continued Losses in Shares of Westlak... [Published Individual.com - Mar 24 2014]
Watch for Continued Losses in Shares of Westlak... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Mar 24 2014]
Can You Build A Successful Portfolio Using Stoc... [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 21 2014]
Westlake Chemical Corp. Sees Large Drop in Shor... [Published American Banking News - Mar 21 2014]
Shares of Westlake Chemical Have Fallen Below P... [Published Individual.com - Mar 20 2014]
Shares of Westlake Chemical Fall Below Previous... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Mar 20 2014]
Shares of Westlake Chemical Fall Below Previous... [Published Individual.com - Mar 19 2014]
Shares of Westlake Chemical Under Pressure, Dow... [Published Individual.com - Mar 19 2014]
Stocks Hitting 52-Week Lows [Published Benzinga.com - Mar 19 2014]
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Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bearish Technic... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - 10 hours ago]
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option-trade picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK). Look at the Jul. '14 $62.50 covered call for a net debit in the $59.83 area. This trade has a duration of ...
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bearish Technicals [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 15 2014]
Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 4.06% return in just 95 days.A covered call on Westlake Chemical at the $60.00 level expiring on Jul. '14 offers an assigned return rate of 4.06% or 15.59% annualized. This trade ...
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bearish Technic... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 14 2014]
After Friday’s trading in Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 5.65% or 21.47% (for comparison purposes only), while providing 5.43% downside protection. ...
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Resistance Near... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Feb 24 2014]
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK). Look at the Apr. '14 $130.00 covered call for a net debit in the $125.94 area. This trade has a duration ...
Westlake Chemical Benefits From Strong Prices i... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Feb 21 2014]
SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 21, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Chemical and plastic products manufacturer Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) (Houston, Texas) reported record net income for fourth-quarter ...
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Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces First Q... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 15 2014]
Board Appointments, Terminated License Agreemen... [Published Financial Services - Mar 14 2014]
Westlake Announces Record Quarterly and Full-Ye... [Published Financial Services - Feb 20 2014]
Westlake Chemical Declares Two-for-One Stock Sp... [Published Financial Services - Feb 18 2014]
Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jan 24 2014]
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