WLKP - Westlake Chemical Partners LP

Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified Sector: Basic Materials Exchange: NYSE

WLKP - Westlake Chemical Partners LP

Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified Sector: Basic Materials Exchange: NYSE

Tue 07'th Aug 2018

PERIOD 2018-05-08 - 2018-08-07
CHANGE -0.36%
PRICE $27.35






Westlake Chemical Partners LP Stock Analysis

Technical stock analysis for Tue 07'th Aug 2018

Buy candidate since 2018-07-26 Gain 10.28%
Shorts 1.91% ( 2018-07-13 )
Cash 44.3 mill
Loans n/a
Beta 1.10
ROA 3.58

Westlake Chemical Partners LP fell by -0.36% in the last day from $27.45 to $27.35 and has now fallen 3 days in a row. The price has risen in 6 of the last 10 days and is up by 10.51% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day by 1 582 shares, but on falling prices. This may be an early warning and the risk will be increased slightly for the next couple of days. In total, 24 894 shares bought and sold for approximately $680 851.00.


Westlake Chemical Partners LP lies in the middle of a strong rising trend in the short term and a further rise within the trend is signaled. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 16.53% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $29.95 and $32.48 at the end of this period.

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Westlake Chemical Partners LP holds buy signals from both short- and long-term moving averages. In addition, there is a general buy signal from the relation between the two signals where the short-term average is above the long-term average. On corrections down there will be some support from the lines at $27.01 and $25.11. A break down below any of these levels will issue sell signals. Some negative signals were issued as well, and these may have some influence on the near short-term development. A sales signal was issued from a pivot top point on Friday August 03, 2018, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found. Westlake Chemical Partners LP gained volume on the last day, but on falling prices. In technical terms this is called divergence and may be an early warning. In some cases, increasing volume on falling prices may be considered positive, but that is mainly in typical "sell-off's".

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The stock holds a RSI14 at 80 and is currently being overbought on RSI. This does not have to be a sales signal as many stocks may go both long and hard while being overbought on the RSI. It is therefore important to evaluate the history of the share as it may tell you something about the RSI-sensitiveness.

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Support & Resistance

On the downside, the stock finds support just below today's level from accumulated volume at $24.55 and $24.40.

There is natural risk involved when a stock is testing a support level, since if this is broken, the stock then may fall to the next support level. In this case, Westlake Chemical Partners LP finds support just below today's level at $24.55. If this is broken, then the next support from accumulated volume will be at $24.40 and $23.20.

Support: $24.55 Price: $27.35 Resistance: $27.45


This stock may move much during a day (volatility) and with a large prediction interval from the Bollinger Band this stock is considered to be "high risk". During the last day, the stock moved $0.35 between high and low, or 1.28%. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 2.83%.

Our recommended stoploss: $26.40 (-3.46%) (This stock has medium daily movements and this gives medium risk. The RSI14 is 80 and this increases the risk substantially. There is a sell signal from pivot top found 2 days ago.)

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Several short-term signals, along with a general good trend, are positive and we conclude that the current level may hold a buying opportunity as there is a fair chance for this stock to perform well in the short-term.

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