Last $61.50 USD
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westlake chemical corp (WLK) Snapshot

Open
$60.50
Previous Close
$60.12
Day High
$61.86
Day Low
$60.00
52 Week High
09/3/14 - $98.44
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $53.43
Market Cap
8.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
$6.48
Shares Outstanding
133.1M
EX-Date
12/3/14
P/E TM
9.5x
Dividend
$0.66
Dividend Yield
0.95%
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westlake chemical corp (WLK) Details

Westlake Chemical Corporation manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and fabricated building products. It operates through two segments, Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment offers ethylene, polyethylene, styrene monomer, and various ethylene co-products, such as chemical grade propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen. The Vinyls segment provides polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomer, ethylene dichloride, chlorine, caustic soda, and ethylene. This segment also manufactures and sells building products fabricated from PVC, including pipes, fittings, profiles, foundation building products, fence and deck, and window and door components. The company’s products are used in various applications, such as consumer and industrial markets comprising flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, and residential and commercial construction, as well as in other durable and non-durable goods. Westlake Chemical Corporation also offers its products for chemical processors, plastics fabricators, construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses primarily in North America. Westlake Chemical Corporation was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

2,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 1985

westlake chemical corp (WLK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $891.3K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $444.3K
Senior Vice President of Polyethylene
Total Annual Compensation: $355.2K
Senior Vice President of Administration
Total Annual Compensation: $366.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

westlake chemical corp (WLK) Key Developments

Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend Payable on December 19, 2014

Westlake Chemical declared a quarterly dividend of $0.16 per share, payable on December 19, 2014 to stockholders of record on December 5. The dividend is consistent with the previous quarter's payout.

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Citi Basic Materials Conference 2014, Dec-02-2014 02:00 PM

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Citi Basic Materials Conference 2014, Dec-02-2014 02:00 PM. Venue: Ritz Carlton New York, Battery Park, Two West Street, New York, NY 10004, United States. Speakers: Albert Y. Chao, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Nominating & Governance Committee, Member of Compensation Committee and Member of Corporate Risk Committee, Steve Bender, CFO.

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at 2014 US Basic Materials Conference, Dec-10-2014 11:45 AM

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at 2014 US Basic Materials Conference, Dec-10-2014 11:45 AM. Venue: Four Seasons, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Albert Y. Chao, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Nominating & Governance Committee, Member of Compensation Committee and Member of Corporate Risk Committee.

 

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