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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 4278402
  • SWOT Analysis
  • June 2018
  • 25 Pages
  • GlobalData
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Westlake Chemical Corp (Westlake Chemical) is a chemical company that manufactures and distributes petrochemicals, plastics and building products. The company offers products such as olefins, vinyls, styrene, polyethylene, epolene polymers, and others. It manufactures two primary petrochemicals within the Olefins business segment including ethylene and styrene monomer. Westlake Chemical’s vinyl resin products are used in pipe and fittings and residential siding for various water, sewer and industrial applications, and PVC profiles for fence, deck and rail, windows, and doors applications. The company operates across Europe. Westlake Chemical is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Westlake Chemical Corp Key Recent Developments

May 18, 2018: Mark McCollum Elected To Westlake Chemical Board
May 04, 2018: Westlake Chemical Announces Record First Quarter 2018 Results
May 04, 2018: Westlake Chemical Announces Record First Quarter 2018 Results
May 03, 2018: Westlake Chemical Partners Announces First Quarter 2018 Results
May 03, 2018: Westlake Chemical Partners Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Westlake Chemical Corp provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

This company report forms part of the author’s ‘Profile on Demand’ service, covering over 50,000 of the world’s leading companies. Once purchased, the author’s highly qualified team of company analysts will comprehensively research and author a full financial and strategic analysis of Westlake Chemical Corp including a detailed SWOT analysis, and deliver this direct to you in pdf format within two business days. (excluding weekends).

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.

  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.

  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.

  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.

  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.

  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.

  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.

  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.

  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.

  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.

  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.

  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

*Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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Section 1 - About the Company
  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Key Information

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Overview

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Key Employees

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Key Employee Biographies

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Key Operational Heads

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Major Products and Services

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - History

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Company Statement

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Locations And Subsidiaries

  • Head Office

  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Business Description

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Corporate Strategy

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - SWOT Analysis

  • SWOT Analysis - Overview

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Strengths

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Weaknesses

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Opportunities

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Threats

  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Key Competitors

Section 3 - Company Financial Performance Charts
  • Westlake Chemical Corp - Financial Ratios

  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios

  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios

  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios

  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

Section 4 - Appendix
  • Appendix

  • Methodology

  • Ratio Definitions

  • About

  • Contact

  • Disclaimer

Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
List of Tables
  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Key Information

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Key Ratios

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Share Data

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Major Products and Services

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, History

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Key Employees

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Key Employee Biographies

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Key Operational Heads

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Other Locations

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Subsidiaries

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Key Competitors

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, SWOT Analysis

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Ratios based on current share price

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Annual Ratios

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Interim Ratios

  • Currency Codes

  • Capital Market Ratios

  • Equity Ratios

  • Profitability Ratios

  • Cost Ratios

  • Liquidity Ratios

  • Leverage Ratios

  • Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Performance Chart

  • Westlake Chemical Corp, Ratio Charts