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WLK

Westlake Chemical

$61.04

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Westlake Chemical price target lowered to $62 from $76 at RBC Capital

RBC Capital analyst Arun Viswanathan lowered his price target on Westlake Chemical to $62 and kept his Sector Perform rating after its Q1 earnings miss, with a "muted" outlook for its PVC prices and caustic demand also expected to weigh on its Q2. The analyst notes that he would only get more constructive on Westlake Chemical on signs of improvement in demand and resolution of trade issues.

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WLK Westlake Chemical
$61.04

(0.00%)

03/21/19
LEHM
03/21/19
NO CHANGE
Target $82
LEHM
Overweight
Westlake Chemical price target lowered to $82 from $90 at Barclays
Barclays analyst Michael Leithead raised his price target for Westlake Chemical to $82 from $90 while keeping an Overweight rating on the shares. The analyst believes Street estimates are too high primarily in Vinyls, driven by continued caustic soda decline and further headwinds from high-cost natural gas inventory. He sees these offsetting PVC price improvements and modest seasonal benefits in building products. However, the analyst cites tightening Chlor-alkali supply/demand fundamentals, above-average capital deployment, and Westlake's "supportive valuation" for his continued positive view.
04/15/19
NOMU
04/15/19
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Target $79
NOMU
Neutral
Westlake Chemical upgraded to Neutral from Reduce at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Aleksey Yefremov upgraded Westlake Chemical to Neutral from Reduce and raised his price target for the shares to $79 from $70.
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Nomura Instinet upgrades six in Chemicals ahead of Q1 earnings
Nomura Instinet analyst Aleksey Yefremov upgraded six names in Cyclical Chemicals ahead of the Q1 reporting season. The analyst sees the valuations as "encouraging" versus more defensive chemicals and the broader market. Select commodity prices are confirming better macro data, but large supply additions "are a limiting factor on how high stocks can go," Yefremov tells investors in a research note. China macro data continued to improve recently and valuations for the six upgrades are below cycle-average, says the analyst. He upgraded to Buy from Neutral shares of Dow Inc. (DOW), Eastman Chemical (EMN), Huntsman (HUN) and LyondellBasell (LYB) and to Neutral from Sell shares of Westlake Chemical (WLK) and Olin (OLN).
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Disney (DIS) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at BTIG with analyst Richard Greenfield saying the rating change was prompted more by the commentary from CEO Bob Iger on CNBC than by the company's investor day presentation unveiling Disney+. 2. Western Digital (WDC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow with analyst Nikolay Todorov saying NAND fundamentals are bottoming and "there is a line of sight to cyclical recovery." 3. Dow Inc. (DOW), Huntsman (HUN), LyondellBasell (LYB), and Eastman Chemical (EMN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet, while Olin (OLN) and Westlake Chemical (WLK) were upgraded to Neutral from Reduce. 4. Waste Management (WM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Michael Hoffman saying even with potential divestitures to get the deal approved, adding Advanced Disposal "dramatically lowers" Waste Management's cost of capital, reduces capital spending, converts more of the fleet to CNG, and stimulates tuck-in activity that should all drive sustainable free cash flow growth. 5. Sony (SNE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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