Westlake Chemical Corp (NYSE:WLK)

Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades: AMD, Amazon, Autodesk, Charles Schwab, Intel, Micron, Regions Financial, Stitch Fix, Uber and More

Stocks were indicated to open slightly higher on the prospects of better earnings on Monday, even with oil up as tensions with Iran rise. Despite some profit-taking and some of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Applied Materials, Bluebird Bio, JD.com, Marvell, Rambus, Tilray, Zillow and More

Stocks have tried to find somewhere to settle this week in the wake of a tariff tit-for-tat between the United States and China. Stocks were indicated to open lower by ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Apple, Carnival, Ciena, Juniper, Lockheed Martin, Plug Power, Take-Two, United Continental, Zynga and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Wednesday with positive earnings reactions from Apple and Boeing. Earnings season has been off to a mixed start at the start of 2019, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Charter Communications, Corning, Kohl’s, Lululemon, Nike, Verizon and More

The futures traded lower Thursday morning, and while some of the current political turmoil over immigration seems to be relieved, trade worries continue. Once again on Wednesday, the Russell 2000 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Apple, Discovery, DowDuPont, JPMorgan, Red Hat, T-Mobile and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Tuesday morning. Despite three days of selling, the markets did just hit all-time highs again last week. The primary trend that has dominated this eight-year bull ...
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Analyst Says Jump on These 4 Top Stocks on Any Weakness

Often companies will post solid results and investors sell the shares anyway, and that plays right into the time-honored Wall Street axiom of “Buy the rumor, and sell the news.” ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, Cree, Freeport-McMoRan, GrubHub, Silver Wheaton, Dynegy, Panera, Ulta and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Thursday as jobless claims are running at the lowest level since 1973. The Dow is still above 20,000 and the S&P 500 remains close ...
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Westlake Chemical Whiffs on Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) released its fourth-quarter earnings report before the markets opened Tuesday. The company had $0.84 in earnings per share (EPS) on $986.8 million in revenue, versus ...
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Westlake and Axiall Merger: A Swing and a Miss

Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) and Axiall Corp. (NYSE: AXLL) made waves in the market Friday morning on news of a failed acquisition. Westlake announced that it submitted a proposal ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citizens, EOG, Intuit, Keryx, Marathon, Transocean and Many More

Stocks surged higher on Monday after the Dow had a miserable prior week. Yet again we see that investors will buy their favorite stocks on every stock market pullback. 24/7 ...
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Is This the End of an Era for the Chemical Giants?

Merrill Lynch’s Kevin McCarthy released a report on the major chemical companies early this week, and it takes a more cautious view on the industry. The caution is related to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, BofA, FireEye, Ford, J.P. Morgan, Linn Energy and More

Stocks were indicated to have a soft open on Monday. The U.S. equity market is at all-time highs and investors still remain optimistic about the U.S. recovery and are looking ...
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IPO Week Ahead: GE Spins Out Synchrony in a Whirl of 22 IPOs

We have counted 22 initial public offerings (IPOs) on the schedule for this week, including just two holdovers from last week. Of the dozen companies that actually made it to ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Mixed at Open, Mixed at Close

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning after most of the day’s economic data was delivered in Europe. Eurozone PMI rose slightly more than expected (more coverage here) and Spain ...
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Westlake Earnings Set the Stage for Better Things to Come

Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) reported first-quarter 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The maker of a variety of petrochemicals, polymers and building products posted diluted earnings per share ...
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