$WLK

Westlake Corporation

  • NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE INC.
  • Process Industries
  • Chemicals: Major Diversified
  • Manufacturing
  • All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

PRICE

$124.19 ▼-0.902%

Extented Hours

VOLUME

154,282

DAY RANGE

124.19 - 127.15

52 WEEK

77.33 - 141.19

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U.S. futures are holding steady, only moderately lower from yesterday’s closing all-time highs for the major averages as investors brace for the FOMC meeting, with results expected tomorrow afternoon. Bitcoin prices surging to highs, up over 4% around $63,400 in another broad spike for crypto assets; Ethereum +3.25% at $4,450. House Speaker Pelosi is planning to go ahead with plans to vote this week on President Biden’s two bills even though Democratic moderates are echoing Senator Manchin’s complaints that they don’t know full cost & economic impact. In corporate news, JNJ, TEVA, ENDP and ABBV win the first case for pharmaceutical companies in the four-year litigation over the drugs in a $50B opioid litigation case. In commodity prices, gold holds below $1,800, oil is little changed around $84 per barrel and Wheat hit $8.00 a bushel Monday, highest levels since 2012 as world reserves declined following extreme weather. The Aussie dollar drops and the curve bull steepens after the RBA scraps its April 2024 yield target and signals openness to earlier rate hikes. Tesla $TSLA falls over 4%, is falling off a record high close of $1,208.59 – follows tweet from CEO Musk overnight saying there has been no contract signed yet with Hertz and that the Hertz deal has zero effect on Tesla’s economic. Wall Street’s main indexes notched record closing highs again on Monday, adding to the big totals in October as Tesla $TSLA shares surged and the energy sector gained on rising oil prices while investors looked ahead to a major Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly eclipsed 36,000 points for the first time before slipping just below. Along with the barrage of earnings again this week, the Federal Reserve is expected to approve plans to scale back its $120 billion monthly bond-buying program on Wednesday. The small-cap Russell 2000 index was a standout, rising 2.7% for its biggest daily percentage gain since late August. Economic data was mixed as the ISM U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in October, with all industries reporting record-long lead times. In Asian markets, The Nikkei Index slipped -0.43% to 29,520, the Shanghai Index dropped -1.1% to 3,505, and the Hang Seng Index fell -0.22% to 25,099. In Europe, the German DAX is up +0.4% at 15,875, while the FTSE 100 declines around -0.6% below 7,250. Events Calendar for Today · 7:45 AM ET ICSC Weekly Retail Sales · 8:55 AM ET Johnson/Redbook Weekly Sales Earnings Calendar: · Earnings Before the Open: AME, APO, ARCB, AVNS, BBGI, BCC, BHC, BLD, BLMN, CEIX, CLW, CMI, COP, CRSR, CTLT, DD, EL, EPD, ESPR, ETN, EXLS, EXPD, EXTR, GNRC, GPN, HEES, HEP, HSC, HSIC, IART, IDXX, INCY, IPGP, IT, KKR, LCII, LDOS, LEA, LGIH, LPX, MIME, MLM, MMP, MPC, MPLX, MYGN, NRZ, NXST, NYMT, OMCL, PFE, PINC, RL, ROK, SABR, SAGE, SEE, TMX, TNC, UAA, VAL, WEC, WLK, XHR, XYL ZBRA · Earnings After the Close: ACT, AFG, AIZ, AKAM AMGN, ANDE, ATVI, AWK, AYX, BFAM, BGFV, BKH, BRY, BXC, CASA, CDK, CERS, CHK, COUR, CRK, CSLT, CZR, DCO, DCPH, DEI, DENN, DOX, DRRX, DVN, EGHT, EIX, ENLC, EXAS, EXEL, FMC, FNF, FRSH, GAIN, GNW, GPOR, HALO, HCC, HLF, HRB, HURN, INFI, INSP, KAI, KAMN, KAR, LPI, LSCC, LSI, LYFT, MANT, MDLZ, MG, MGNX, MOD, MRCY, MTCH, NP, NSA, OKE, OVV, PAA, PAGP, PAYC, PKI, PRO, PRTS, PRU, RAMP, RARE, RCKY, RM, RRR, SGRY, SKY, SRC, STE, TCS, TMUS, TVTY, UIS, UNM, VECO, VOYA, VRSK, WTTR, WU, ZG Other Key Events: · China Caixin Services PMI for October · Wolfe Research Wealth Symposium, 11/2-11/3 $virtual · Senator Manchin says he is prepared to support a Build Back Better plan that combats inflation, is fiscally responsible, and will create jobs. The plan the House is finalizing meets those tests-it is fully paid for, will reduce the deficit, and brings down costs for health care, child care, elder care, and housing

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Friday, July 16, 2021 Futures Up/Down % Last Dow 20.00 0.06% 34,884 S&P 500 3.25 0.09% 4,355 Nasdaq 18.50 0.12% 14,805 U.S. futures are pointing higher, looking to recover following a mixed day on Wall Street Thursday, as investors await the onslaught of quarterly earnings and the potential inflation impact it might be having on businesses while assessing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s repeated assurances that rising price pressures will only be temporary. Just this morning, auto supplier Autoliv ($ALV) posted a quarterly miss on the top and bottom line citing the negative effect of the semiconductor shortage and continued rise in raw material prices. Stocks finished Thursday’s session mostly lower following comments from Powell that the inflation surge the U.S. is experiencing as it recovers from the pandemic will ease or reverse over time. In Asian markets, The Nikkei Index dropped -276 points to 28,003, the Shanghai Index fell -25 points to 3,539, the Hang Seng Index inched up slightly to 28,004. In Europe, the German DAX is down a few points to 15,620, while the FTSE 100 is up a few points to 7,025. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury rose Friday to 1.33%, trimming its third weekly decline. Busy morning of economic data with retail sales, Michigan confidence data and Business Inventories. Market Closing Prices Yesterday The S&P 500 Index dropped -14.27 points, or 0.33%, to 4,360.03 The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 53.79 points, or 0.15%, to 34,987.02 The Nasdaq Composite slipped -101.82 points, or 0.70%, to 14,543.13 The Russell 2000 Index declined -12.07 points, or 0.55% to 2,190.29 Events Calendar for Today 8:30 AM ET Retail Sales MoM for June 8:30 AM ET Retail Sales MoM Ex: Autos MoM for June 10:00 AM ET Business Inventories MoM for May 10:00 AM ET University of Michigan Confidence, July-P 1:00 PM ET Baker Hughes Weekly rig count data 4:00 PM ET Net Long-term TIC Flows for May Macro Up/Down Last Nymex 0.28 71.93 Brent 0.21 73.68 Gold -6.35 1,823.15 EUR/USD -0.0007 1.1805 JPY/USD 0.35 110.18 10-Year Note +0.027 1.324% Sector News Breakdown Consumer Autoliv ($ALV) Q2 adj EPS $1.20 vs. est. $1.43; Q2 revs $2.02B vs. est. $2.12B; and cut its full-year outlook, citing the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the negative effect of the semiconductor shortage and continued rise in raw material prices; lowers year sales growth view to up 20%-22% from prior around 23% Alaska Air ($ALK) sees 2Q ASM -21% vs 2019, sees rev passengers -28% vs 2019, sees load factor 77%, sees 2Q economic fuel cost/gallon $1.90, sees CF from ops about $830Mm American Outdoor Brands Inc. ($AOUT) Q4 adj EPS $0.34 vs. est. $0.23; Q4 revs $64.5M vs. est. $65M; sees year EPS $2.02-$2.26 vs. est. $2.13; sees FY revs $280M-$295M vs. est. $284.9M; Q4 gross margin 44.4%, flat y/y American Airlines ($AAL) tells remaining 3,300 flight attendants on leave they’ll be coming back by the end of the year, plans to hire 800 to support demand Didi Global ($DIDI) shares fall -6% after China sends state officials from at least seven departments to the ride-hailing giant for cybersecurity review, as regulatory pressure intensifies Energy, Industrials & Materials Alcoa Inc. ($AA) Q2 adj EPS $1.49 vs. est. $1.37; Q2 revs rise 32% to $2.83B vs. est. $2.64B; continues to expect a strong 2021 based on continued economic recovery and increased demand for aluminum in all end markets; its aluminum segment is forecasting double digit growth on year-over-year sales of value-add products in 2021 Marten Transportation ($MRTN) 2Q EPS $0.26 vs est. $0.26 on revs $232.4Mm vs est. $238.6Mm Stevanato Group ($STVN) 32M share IPO priced at $21.00 Dow Inc. ($DOW) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral and LyondellBasell ($LYB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Bank America while firm upgraded Olin Corp. ($OLN) to Buy and Westlake Chemical ($WLK) to Neutral in chemical sector Financials Square ($SQ) is forming a new business that pulls together Seller, Cash App & Tidal to focus on “building an open developer platform with the sole goal of making it easy to create non-custodial, permissionless, and decentralized financial services,” CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted State Street ($STT) raises quarterly dividend 10% to 57c from 52c, authorizes $3B share buyback BancFirst ($BANF) Q2 EPS $1.45 vs. est. $1.13; Q2 loan loss provision ($9.9M) vs. $19.3M for 2Q20; Q2 net charge-offs were 0.06% of average loans, compared to none in 2Q20 People’s United Financial ($PBCT) 2Q adj EPS $0.41 vs. est. $0.35; NII $380.9Mm vs. est. $396.4Mm; Net interest margin 2.70% vs. 3.05% y/y; return on average assets 1.07% vs. 0.58% y/y; return on average equity 14.7% vs. 8.10% y/y; net charge-offs ratio 0.1% vs. 0.08% y/y Western Alliance Bancorp ($WAL) Q2 EPS $2.17 vs. est. $1.96; Q2 revs $506.5M vs. est. $494M; Q2 net interest income was $370.5M, an increase of $53.2M from $317.3M I Q1 Bit Digital ($BTBT) files $500M mixed securities shelf Bridge Investment $(BRDG)75M share IPO priced at $16.00 Healthcare Moderna Inc ($MRNA) will join the S&P 500 index as of the start of trading on July 21, replacing Alexion Pharmaceuticals ($ALXN) which is being acquired by AstraZeneca ($AZN) FibroGen ($FGEN) announced that the U.S. FDA Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted to recommend not approving Roxadustat, an oral hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase Erasca ($ERAS)5M share IPO priced at $16.00 Imago BioSciences ($IMGO)6M share IPO priced at $16.00 Mesoblast ($MESO) presents clinical outcomes from remestemcel-L trial in ventilator-dependent COVID-19 patients with moderate/severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). TScan Therapeutics ($SCAN)67M share IPO priced at $15 Alexion ($ALXN) announces positive topline results from phase 3 study of Ultomiris in adults with generalized myasthenia gravis (gmg); co says study met primary endpoint of change from baseline in the myasthenia gravis-activities of daily living profile total score at week 26 Corvus Pharmaceuticals ($CRVS) discontinues phase 3 study of Mupadolimab (anti-cd73) for covid-19 due to vaccine effectiveness in reducing hospitalizations; reduces projected 2021 net cash used in operating activities by an estimated $11 mln Technology, Media & Telecom Intel ($INTC) is considering a deal to buy GlobalFoundries, The Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter, saying a deal may value GlobalFoundries at about $30B https://on.wsj.com/3koWMam Tencent Music ($TME) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley Aehr Test Systems ($AEHR) Q4 adj EPS $0.04 vs. est. $0.02; Q4 revs $7.6M vs. est. $7.03M; guides FY revs to $28M AT&T ($T), commenting in a filing, reports prelim 2Q DirecTV churn 1.87% vs 2.42% y/y; DirecTV, AT&T TV and U-Verse TV, prelim 2Q aggregate premium video gross additions 492,000, +2% y/y; DirecTV, AT&T TV and U-Verse TV, prelim 2Q video net losses 473,000, improvement of 47% y/y Blend ($BLND) 20M share IPO priced at $18.00

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Key Metrics

Market Cap

15.94 B

Beta

0

Avg. Volume

895.12 K

Shares Outstanding

128.33 M

Yield

0.72%

Public Float

0

Next Earnings Date

2022-08-02

Next Dividend Date

Company Information

Westlake is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products that enhance the daily lives of people around the world. Whether it’s plastic wrap that keeps meats and produce fresh; the intravenous bags and tubing used in medical care, the pipes that are essential to ensuring clean water, or the chlorine that treats water and helps keep pools safe, Westlake plays a vital role in supplying the building blocks for these products and many more.

CEO: Albert Chao

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HQ: 2801 Post Oak Blvd Ste 600 Houston, 77056-6110 Texas

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