Last $89.78 USD
Change Today +0.10 / 0.11%
Volume 586.6K
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westlake chemical corp (WLK) Snapshot

Open
$89.91
Previous Close
$89.68
Day High
$90.00
Day Low
$89.46
52 Week High
07/24/14 - $90.00
52 Week Low
07/29/13 - $49.02
Market Cap
12.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
479.9K
EPS TTM
$4.84
Shares Outstanding
133.4M
EX-Date
05/28/14
P/E TM
18.5x
Dividend
$0.50
Dividend Yield
0.53%
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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 Concludes Revolving Credit Agreement

Westlake Chemical Corporation announced the completion of a third amendment and restatement of its $400 million revolving credit agreement, thereby extending the maturity to 2019, reducing interest costs, and increasing financial flexibility.

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Deutsche Bank 5th Annual Global Industrials & Basic Materials Conference, Jun-04-2014 02:20 PM

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Deutsche Bank 5th Annual Global Industrials & Basic Materials Conference, Jun-04-2014 02:20 PM. Venue: The Westin Chicago River North, 320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 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, M. Steven Bender, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Treasurer.

Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 17, 2014

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation declared a dividend of 12.6 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on June 17, 2014, to stockholders of record on May 30, 2014.

 

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