Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK)

MATERIALS: CHEMICALS
SIC: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS

2801 POST OAK BLVD HOUSTON, TX 77056

Westlake Chemical is a manufacturer and marketer of basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers and fabricated building products. Co.'s products include chemicals, which are used in consumer and industrial markets, including residential and commercial construction. Co. operates in two business segments: Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment manufactures and markets ethylene, polyethylene, styrene monomer and various ethylene co-products. The Vinyls segment manufactures and markets polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomer, chlorine, caustic soda and ethylene. Co. also manufactures and sells products fabricated from PVC that it produces, including pipe, window and door profiles and fence.

Data as of 2020-09-12
Market Cap7.972 Billion Shares Outstanding127.688 Million Avg 30-day Volume417.501 Thousand
P/E Ratio20.6 Dividend Yield1.73 EPS3.02
Price/Sales1.05 Price cash flow ratio5.9 Price free cash flow ratio-33.0
Book Value46.21 Price to Tangible Book1.9 Alpha-0.01
Short Interest Ratio7.87 % Short Interest to Float2.8 R-squared0.504385
BETA1.68038 52-week High/Low75.65 / 28.99 Stddev0.101096
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Q2 2020 All 13F Filers Prior Change Hedge Funds 1 Prior Change
In top 10: 1 1 0.0% 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Funds Holding: 214 212 0.94% 52 (3.39%) 42 (2.69%) 23.81%
13F shares: 35.99 Million 35.289 Million 1.99% 8.806 Million 8.494 Million 3.68%
% Ownership 28.186 27.6404 1.97% 6.8965 6.6529 3.66%
New Positions: 41 34 20.59% 18 12 50.0%
Increased Positions 44 75 -41.33% 11 13 -15.38%
Closed Positions 38 66 -42.42% 8 25 -68.0%
Reduced Positions 94 70 34.29% 18 13 38.46%
Total Calls 242.005 Thousand 303.143 Thousand -20.17% 110.2 Thousand 130.4 Thousand -15.49%
Total Puts 184.571 Thousand 218.848 Thousand -15.66% 61.1 Thousand 63.7 Thousand -4.08%
PUT/CALL Ratio 0.76 0.72 5.56% 0.55 0.49 12.24%
1 hedge funds and active managers as identified by whalewisdom.com through public filings.

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Open Market Buys/Sells Last 60 Days

Open Market Buys (P)

none

Open Market Sells (S)

none

Exercise Derivative Conversion (M)

19.1 Thousand total shares from 8 transactions

Current/Former Insiders

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

JENKINS DOROTHY C

  • Director
  • 10% Owner
93,475,169 2020-08-14 1

NORTHCUTT R BRUCE

  • Director
13,310 2020-08-14 1

GRAFF MICHAEL J

  • Director
13,269 2020-08-14 1

CHAO DAVID TSUNG-HUNG

  • Director
  • 10% Owner
93,411,093 2020-08-14 1

SHEETS JEFFREY WAYNE

  • Director
4,886 2020-08-14 1

HAAS MARIUS

  • Director
4,886 2020-08-14 1

MCCOLLUM MARK A

  • Director
4,783 2020-08-14 1

CHAO JOHN TSUNG-CHEN

  • Director
  • 10% Owner
93,409,350 2020-08-14 1

LUBEL KIMBERLY S

  • Director
0 2020-08-14 3

KEARNS ROGER L. EVP, VINYLS CHEMICALS

  • Officer
23,448 2020-04-30 3

ZOELLER JOHNATHAN STEVAN VP AND CAO

  • Officer
0 2020-03-31 1

TTWFGP LLC

  • 10% Owner
47,400,277 2020-03-27 10

CHAO ALBERT PRESIDENT & CEO

  • Officer
  • Director
  • 10% Owner
92,438,210 2020-02-26 4

BUESINGER ROBERT F. EVP, VINYL PRODUCTS

  • Officer
10,569 2020-02-17 3

CHAO JAMES CHAIRMAN

  • Officer
  • Director
  • 10% Owner
92,085,423 2020-02-17 2

BENDER MARK STEVEN EVP AND CFO

  • Officer
29,482 2020-02-17 3

KENNER ANDREW SVP - CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

  • Officer
17,361 2020-02-17 3

MANGIERI GEORGE J VP & CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

  • Officer
4,671 2020-02-17 4

TEEL LAWRENCE E. EVP, OLEFINS

  • Officer
7,292 2020-02-17 3

EDERINGTON L. BENJAMIN SVP, GC, CAO AND SECRETARY

  • Officer
27,187 2020-02-17 3

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 JOHN TSUNG-CHEN - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:21:08 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 a 3,796 direct -0.4662 0.0094 0.0094 6 -5.4612 5

MCCOLLUM MARK A - Director

2020-08-17 12:23:57 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 d 0 direct

NORTHCUTT R BRUCE - Director

2020-08-17 12:24:30 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 d 0 direct

SHEETS JEFFREY WAYNE - Director

2020-08-17 12:25:01 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 d 0 direct

CHAO DAVID TSUNG-HUNG - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:20:32 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 d 0 direct

CHAO JOHN TSUNG-CHEN - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:21:08 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 d 0 direct

GRAFF MICHAEL J - Director

2020-08-17 12:21:45 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 a 13,269 direct -0.4662 0.0094 0.0094 6 -5.4612 5

HAAS MARIUS - Director

2020-08-17 12:22:21 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 a 4,886 direct -0.4662 0.0094 0.0094 6 -5.4612 5

JENKINS DOROTHY C - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:22:55 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 a 69,615 direct -0.4662 0.0094 0.0094 6 -5.4612 5

GRAFF MICHAEL J - Director

2020-08-17 12:21:45 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 d 0 direct

HAAS MARIUS - Director

2020-08-17 12:22:21 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 d 0 direct

JENKINS DOROTHY C - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:22:55 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 d 0 direct

MCCOLLUM MARK A - Director

2020-08-17 12:23:57 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 a 4,783 direct -0.4662 0.0094 0.0094 6 -5.4612 5

NORTHCUTT R BRUCE - Director

2020-08-17 12:24:30 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 a 13,310 direct -0.4662 0.0094 0.0094 6 -5.4612 5

SHEETS JEFFREY WAYNE - Director

2020-08-17 12:25:01 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 a 4,886 direct -0.4662 0.0094 0.0094 6 -5.4612 5

CHAO DAVID TSUNG-HUNG - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:20:32 -0400 2020-08-16 M 2,387 a 5,539 direct -0.4662 0.0094 0.0094 6 -5.4612 5

GRAFF MICHAEL J - Director

2020-08-17 12:21:45 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

HAAS MARIUS - Director

2020-08-17 12:22:21 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

JENKINS DOROTHY C - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:22:55 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

MCCOLLUM MARK A - Director

2020-08-17 12:23:57 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

NORTHCUTT R BRUCE - Director

2020-08-17 12:24:30 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

SHEETS JEFFREY WAYNE - Director

2020-08-17 12:25:01 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

CHAO DAVID TSUNG-HUNG - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:20:32 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

CHAO JOHN TSUNG-CHEN - Director - > 10% Owner

2020-08-17 12:21:08 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

LUBEL KIMBERLY S - Director

2020-08-17 12:23:23 -0400 2020-08-14 A 2,400 a 2,400 direct

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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

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