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Last $54.74 USD
Change Today +0.12 / 0.22%
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westlake chemical corp (WLK) Key Developments

Westlake Chemical Corp. Announces Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2015, Payable on September 22, 2015

The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation declared on August 21, 2015, a dividend of $0.1815 per share, an increase of 10% from the $0.165 per share paid in the second quarter of 2015. The dividend will be payable on September 22, 2015, to stockholders of record on September 4, 2015.

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Jefferies 11th Annual Industrials Conference, Aug-12-2015 08:40 AM

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Jefferies 11th Annual Industrials Conference, Aug-12-2015 08:40 AM. Venue: Grand Hyatt, 109 E. 42nd Street, New York, New York, United States.

Westlake Chemical Corp. Provides Capital Expenditures Guidance for the Year 2015

Westlake Chemical Corp. announced that its guidance for 2015 capital expenditures, which includes significant spending for 2016 Petro 1 ethylene expansion remains in the range of $400 million to $450 million.

Westlake Chemical Corp. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Westlake Chemical Corp. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $1,185.002 million compared to $998.576 million a year ago. Income from operations was $295.374 million compared to $266.788 million a year ago. Income before income tax was $308.474 million compared to $261.850 million a year ago. Net income attributable to company was $205.095 million or $1.54 per diluted share compared to $169.443 million or $1.26 per diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was $377.772 million compared to $319.891 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $244.799 million compared to $219.737 million a year ago. The increase in sales was largely due to higher sales prices for polyethylene and PVC and higher sales volumes for most of the major products. For six months, the company reported net sales of $2,288.533 million compared to $2,026.252 million a year ago. Income from operations was $524.654 million compared to $514.843 million a year ago. Income before income tax was $537.259 million compared to $503.257 million a year ago. Net income attributable to company was $351.437 million or $2.64 per diluted share compared to $327.475 million or $2.44 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $435.355 million compared to $432.242 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was $203.933 million compared to $216.912 million a year ago. EBITDA was $674.789 million compared to $616.427 million a year ago.

Westlake Chemical Corp. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Aug 04, 2015

Westlake Chemical Corp. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 11:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Aug 04, 2015

 

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