NYSE:WLK - Westlake Chemical Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $96.79
  • Forecasted Upside: 16.99 %
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 7 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$82.73
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Analyst Price Target for WLK

Analyst Price Target is $96.79
▲ +16.99% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Westlake Chemical in the last 3 months. The average price target is $96.79, with a high forecast of $134.00 and a low forecast of $35.00. The average price target represents a 16.99% upside from the last price of $82.73.

This chart shows the closing price for WLK for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 14 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Westlake Chemical. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 7 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
1/31/2020
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  • 12 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
4/30/2020
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  • 9 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
7/29/2020
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10/27/2020
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1/25/2021
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  • 1 sell ratings
4/25/2021
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  • 7 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
6/24/2021
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  • 7 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/24/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/21/2021Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$104.00 ➝ $105.00High
7/16/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$98.00High
6/21/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Underperform ➝ Sector Perform$104.00High
6/11/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$98.00 ➝ $134.00Medium
6/4/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$105.00 ➝ $112.00Low
5/11/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$97.00 ➝ $93.00Medium
5/5/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$114.00 ➝ $119.00Low
4/19/2021KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight ➝ Overweight$124.00High
4/12/2021Alembic Global AdvisorsBoost Price TargetOverweight$95.00 ➝ $115.00High
4/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$87.00 ➝ $95.00Low
4/1/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$104.00 ➝ $114.00High
3/22/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$104.00 ➝ $102.00Low
3/15/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$104.00 ➝ $102.00High
3/8/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price Target$92.00 ➝ $98.00Medium
3/1/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$75.00 ➝ $87.00Low
2/24/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$95.00 ➝ $104.00High
1/13/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
12/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$81.00 ➝ $92.00Medium
12/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$62.00 ➝ $75.00Low
12/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$79.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
11/30/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$65.00 ➝ $71.00High
11/4/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$68.00 ➝ $77.00High
11/4/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $82.00High
11/4/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$74.00 ➝ $76.00High
11/4/2020ScotiabankDowngradeSector Perform ➝ Sector UnderperformHigh
10/9/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$60.00 ➝ $78.00Low
10/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $79.00Medium
10/6/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetSell$32.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
10/1/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$62.00 ➝ $67.00Medium
9/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$42.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
9/10/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderweight$45.00 ➝ $50.00Low
8/10/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$54.00 ➝ $65.00High
8/10/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$51.00 ➝ $58.00High
8/10/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$52.00 ➝ $60.00High
7/9/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetSell$28.00 ➝ $30.00High
7/1/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Equal Weight$47.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
6/25/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
6/11/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$57.00 ➝ $70.00High
6/4/2020CfraUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$37.00 ➝ $56.00High
5/6/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetSell$26.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
5/5/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetHold$47.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
5/5/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$42.00 ➝ $45.00Low
5/5/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$45.00 ➝ $43.00High
5/5/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$42.00 ➝ $46.00High
5/4/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
4/17/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
4/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$42.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/9/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$40.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
4/2/2020CfraDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$64.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
3/27/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$40.00High
3/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$45.00Medium
3/26/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetHold$65.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
3/25/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightLow
3/23/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformMedium
3/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$70.00 ➝ $42.00High
3/19/2020Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$85.00 ➝ $30.00High
3/18/2020ScotiabankInitiated CoverageSector Perform$48.00High
3/13/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$50.00 ➝ $28.00High
3/11/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$65.00 ➝ $40.00High
3/11/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$69.00 ➝ $46.00High
3/2/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
2/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$60.00High
2/25/2020Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$64.00 ➝ $71.00High
2/24/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$75.00 ➝ $64.00Low
2/19/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $70.00High
2/19/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetHold$75.00 ➝ $65.00High
2/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Neutral$70.00High
2/19/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$74.00 ➝ $65.00High
2/19/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$78.00 ➝ $63.00High
2/18/2020CfraDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$80.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
1/21/2020Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$84.00Medium
1/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$80.00 ➝ $75.00Low
12/20/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$65.00 ➝ $66.00Low
11/7/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$70.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
11/7/2019SunTrust BanksDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$75.00Medium
11/1/2019Tudor PickeringDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$70.00Low
10/9/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$79.00 ➝ $61.00Low
10/3/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $65.00Low
9/18/2019Nomura SecuritiesLower Price TargetReduce$53.00 ➝ $51.00Low
8/16/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ UnderperformMedium
8/9/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$75.00 ➝ $71.00N/A
8/7/2019Nomura SecuritiesLower Price TargetReduce$57.00 ➝ $53.00Low
7/22/2019Nomura SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Reduce$58.00 ➝ $57.00Low
7/15/2019CitigroupSet Price TargetBuy$79.00Low
7/2/2019MacquarieSet Price TargetHold$74.00Low
7/2/2019UBS GroupSet Price TargetSell$54.00Low
7/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$75.00Low
7/2/2019Nomura SecuritiesLower Price TargetNeutral$59.00 ➝ $58.00Low
7/2/2019BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$72.00 ➝ $71.00High
5/15/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$59.82Medium
5/13/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$62.00Low
5/6/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$78.00 ➝ $68.00Low
5/5/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$72.00Medium
5/3/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$75.00Medium
5/2/2019Alembic Global AdvisorsSet Price TargetBuy$105.00Low
4/15/2019Nomura SecuritiesUpgradeReduce ➝ Neutral$70.00 ➝ $79.00Low
4/5/2019Cascend SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$94.00High
3/21/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$90.00 ➝ $82.00Medium
2/26/2019Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Neutral$88.00 ➝ $75.00Low
2/25/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$80.00 ➝ $78.00Medium
2/20/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyHigh
2/6/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform$82.00Medium
1/30/2019Nomura SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral ➝ Reduce$72.00Low
1/8/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy$85.00High
12/11/2018CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$100.00 ➝ $75.00Low
11/26/2018Alembic Global AdvisorsReiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/15/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Positive$81.00Low
11/8/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$94.00Medium
11/6/2018Alembic Global AdvisorsSet Price TargetBuy$135.00High
10/15/2018Nomura SecuritiesLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$100.00 ➝ $92.00Low
10/8/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$100.00Medium
9/26/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$115.00 ➝ $105.00Low
9/26/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$120.00 ➝ $96.00Low
9/19/2018Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
9/7/2018CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$120.00 ➝ $100.00High
8/29/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$120.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
8/6/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$108.00Low
8/3/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$111.00Low
7/11/2018Nomura SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$120.00 ➝ $108.00High
7/11/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$133.00 ➝ $131.00High
6/20/2018Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$150.00Low
6/11/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
6/1/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$110.00 ➝ $120.00Low
5/11/2018CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$122.00 ➝ $124.00Low
4/17/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$130.00Low
4/9/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$110.00Low
3/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$125.00High
2/23/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$121.00Low
2/22/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$115.00 ➝ $124.00Low
2/21/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell ➝ Sell$80.00 ➝ $87.00Medium
2/21/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$133.00Medium
1/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$112.00 ➝ $122.00High
1/16/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$105.00High
1/9/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$120.00N/A
1/9/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageHold$120.00N/A
1/3/2018Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/20/2017Alembic Global AdvisorsReiterated RatingBuy$110.00Low
12/19/2017SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$102.00 ➝ $113.00Low
12/13/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Medium
12/7/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$105.00 ➝ $112.00Low
11/24/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$104.00N/A
11/24/2017Alembic Global AdvisorsReiterated RatingBuyN/A
11/17/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$93.00 ➝ $102.00N/A
11/9/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$103.00 ➝ $114.00N/A
11/8/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell$61.00N/A
11/8/2017Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral$88.00 ➝ $94.00N/A
11/8/2017Nomura SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $108.00N/A
11/6/2017Johnson RiceInitiated CoverageAccumulate ➝ Accumulate$100.00N/A
11/3/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$93.00N/A
10/24/2017CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$72.00 ➝ $97.00N/A
10/13/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetSell$56.00 ➝ $61.00N/A
10/10/2017CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$78.00 ➝ $92.00N/A
9/28/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$93.00Low
9/27/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Positive$77.00 ➝ $94.00Medium
9/26/2017Nomura SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$98.00Low
9/26/2017Nomura InstinetUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
9/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyMedium
9/6/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$86.00Low
8/22/2017CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $78.00Low
8/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/14/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$70.00Low
5/31/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $72.00Low
5/23/2017CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$66.00 ➝ $70.00Low
5/8/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral$68.00Medium
4/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$75.00Low
4/14/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$66.00 ➝ $64.00N/A
2/9/2017CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$72.00N/A
1/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$68.00N/A
11/21/2016Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
11/11/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$60.00N/A
10/13/2016Tudor PickeringInitiated CoverageHold$53.00N/A
9/30/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$51.00N/A
9/1/2016CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$60.00 ➝ $65.00N/A
8/23/2016Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$47.00 ➝ $59.00N/A
8/16/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$55.00 ➝ $56.00N/A
8/1/2016Nomura SecuritiesSet Price TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $53.00N/A
(Data available from 7/24/2016 forward)
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Westlake Chemical Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and building products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Vinyls and Olefins. The Vinyls segment provides specialty and commodity polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomers, ethylene dichloride, chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated derivative, and ethylene products. This segment also manufactures and sells PVC compounds and building products fabricated from PVC, including residential siding, trim and molding, pipe and fittings for various water, sewer and industrial applications, profiles for windows and doors, decking products, films for various inflatables, wall covering tapes, roofing applications, and composite roof tiles. The Olefins segment offers polyethylene, styrene monomers, and various ethylene co-products, as well as sells propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen products. Westlake Chemical Corporation offers its products to a range of customers, including chemical processors, plastics fabricators, small construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses in various consumer and industrial markets, such as flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, water treatment, refrigerants, and residential and commercial construction, as well as other durable and non-durable goods. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Westlake Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of TTWF LP.
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Today's Range

Now: $82.73
Low: $81.65
High: $83.35

50 Day Range

MA: $94.40
Low: $78.98
High: $105.14

52 Week Range

Now: $82.73
Low: $53.25
High: $106.47

Volume

362,477 shs

Average Volume

573,930 shs

Market Capitalization

$10.60 billion

P/E Ratio

25.07

Dividend Yield

1.31%

Beta

1.46

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Westlake Chemical?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on Westlake Chemical in the last year: Alembic Global Advisors, Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Westlake Chemical?

14 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Westlake Chemical in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $96.79, suggesting a possible upside of 17.0%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the highest price target set, predicting WLK will reach $134.00 in the next twelve months. UBS Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $35.00 for Westlake Chemical in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Westlake Chemical?

Westlake Chemical currently has 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WLK, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Westlake Chemical?

Other companies that are similar to Westlake Chemical include LyondellBasell Industries, Cabot, Kronos Worldwide, Hawkins, Koppers, Tredegar and Trecora Resources.

How do I contact Westlake Chemical's investor relations team?

Westlake Chemical's physical mailing address is 2801 POST OAK BLVD SUITE 600, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The specialty chemicals company's listed phone number is 713-960-9111 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Westlake Chemical is www.westlake.com.