Westlake Chemical

Westlake Chemical Corporation is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, plastics, and fabricated products. Westlake manufactures two primary petrochemicals within its olefins business segment - ethylene and styrene monomer. Westlake vinyl resin products are the key ingredients to making some of the world's most prevalent items, including residential siding, pipe and fittings for various water, sewer and industrial applications. In addition, the Company offers a series of medium to low molecular weight polyethylene or polypropylene polymers.

Company Growth (employees)
Houston, US
Size (employees)
8,870 (est)
Westlake Chemical was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, US

Westlake Chemical Office Locations

Westlake Chemical has an office in Houston
Houston, US (HQ)
2801 Post Oak Blvd

Westlake Chemical Data and Metrics

Westlake Chemical Financial Metrics

Westlake Chemical's revenue was reported to be $1.9 b in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

1.9 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

367.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

144.7 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

235.3 m

Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

10.5 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

372.6 m
Westlake Chemical's current market capitalization is $10.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


322.4 m147.9 m108.4 m191.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.1 b3.3 b4.1 b

Gross profit

(3 b)(3.2 b)(3.9 b)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


998.6 m1.3 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b975.2 m1.1 b1.3 b1.9 b

Cost of goods sold

692.6 m891.7 m819 m831.8 m876.8 m719.6 m844.7 m1.1 b1.6 b

Gross profit

306 m361.5 m284.5 m353.2 m311.3 m255.6 m241.4 m202.1 m367.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


461.3 m880.6 m662.5 m459.5 m

Accounts Receivable

428.5 m560.7 m508.5 m938.7 m


471.9 m525.8 m434.1 m801.1 m

Current Assets

1.6 b2 b2.2 b2.4 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


876.1 m813.5 m945.6 m1 b961.9 m615 m771 m380.5 m372.6 m

Accounts Receivable

454.3 m593 m527.1 m600.7 m521 m549 m582.9 m1.1 b1 b


437.5 m500.6 m480.4 m486.3 m430 m478.7 m448.5 m744.5 m821.7 m

Current Assets

1.8 b2 b2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.4 b2.3 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

610.4 m685 m665 m419.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

157.8 m208.5 m245.8 m377.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(15 m)33.2 m62.7 m50.3 m


(47 m)51.1 m99.4 m(62 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

327.5 m497.6 m150.4 m360.5 m548.9 m128.9 m244.6 m314.6 m144.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

94.5 m148.4 m58.6 m119 m180.2 m65.7 m133 m227.2 m150.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(27.4 m)6.1 m18.5 m(22.4 m)54.9 m(36.3 m)(73 m)(92.3 m)(64.7 m)


34.4 m80.5 m36 m50.1 m105.9 m(40.9 m)(12.7 m)(6.1 m)(19.2 m)
USDY, 2017


219 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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