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Seasonal Analysis of WLK (Westlake Chemical Corporation)


Seasonal Analysis

Using data from 8/11/2004 to 7/26/2021 for WLK (Westlake Chemical Corporation), this program was able to calculate the following historical seasonal cycles for this stock:
Historically, the best month to buy WLK is January
Historically, the best month to sell WLK is October

In January, WLK is historically down by -7.58%
In February, WLK is historically up by 3.27%
In March, WLK is historically down by -3.66%
In April, WLK is historically up by 0.32%
In May, WLK is historically down by -3.18%
In June, WLK is historically down by -3.68%
In July, WLK is historically down by -0.65%
In August, WLK is historically up by 2.57%
In September, WLK is historically up by 3.76%
In October, WLK is historically up by 4.75%
In November, WLK is historically up by 2.53%
In December, WLK is historically up by 1.54%

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See Also: Fourier Analysis of WLK
 
 
General Statistics
Number of Data Points886
Start Date of Data8/11/2004
End Date of Data7/26/2021
Minimum Value of Adjusted Close4.46
Maximum Value of Adjusted Close115.53
Average Value of Adjusted Close39.43
Median Value of Adjusted Close37.24
Standard Deviation of Adjusted Close29.20
Coefficient of Variation for Adjusted Close 74.05%
  Notes: "Adjusted Close" means closing price was adjusted for splits and dividends; Weekly (not daily) Adjusted close price was used for calculations; 
The average ("mean") and median are measures of central tendency.

For the given time period, the price of WLK tends towards a value in the vicinity of 39.43 (the mean) and 37.24 (the median).

Standard Deviation and Coefficient Of Variation are measures of dispersion. These can be used to measure the volatility (risk) of a security, and also to estimate the expected ranges of the price.

Assuming a normal distribution, we expect to see 68% of values within one Standard Deviation of the mean (average), 95% of the values within two standard deviations of the mean, and 99% of the values within three standard deviations of the mean.

If the price of WLK goes above 68.63 (mean + 1 standard deviation) or below 10.23 (mean - 1 standard deviation), then the reader is urged to investigate further for a possible buying or selling opportunity.

If the price of WLK goes above 97.82 (mean + 2 standard deviations), then the reader is urged to investigate further as this would be an unusual event.



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