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Last $68.59 USD
Change Today +0.61 / 0.90%
Volume 774.1K
WLK On Other Exchanges
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westlake chemical corp (WLK) Snapshot

Open
$68.69
Previous Close
$67.98
Day High
$69.57
Day Low
$68.28
52 Week High
09/3/14 - $98.44
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $53.43
Market Cap
9.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
591.7K
EPS TTM
$5.08
Shares Outstanding
132.9M
EX-Date
05/27/15
P/E TM
13.5x
Dividend
$0.66
Dividend Yield
0.96%
Current Stock Chart for WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP (WLK)

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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 products fabricated from PVC, including pipes, fittings, profiles, foundation building products, window and door components, and fence and deck 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 and Europe. Westlake Chemical Corporation was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

3,550 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1985

westlake chemical corp (WLK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $920.2K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $459.7K
Senior Vice President of Administration
Total Annual Compensation: $382.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

westlake chemical corp (WLK) Key Developments

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Credit Suisse 2015 MLP and Energy Logistics Conference, Jun-23-2015 11:15 AM

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Credit Suisse 2015 MLP and Energy Logistics Conference, Jun-23-2015 11:15 AM. Venue: Credit Suisse Offices, One Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, New York, 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.

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Cowen and Company Chemicals Summit, Jun-09-2015

Westlake Chemical Corp. Presents at Cowen and Company Chemicals Summit, Jun-09-2015 . Venue: W Hotel, 541 Lexington Ave, New York, New York, United States.

Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 12, 2015

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation declared a dividend of USD 0.1650 per share of the company's stock. This dividend is payable on 12 June 2015, to stockholders of record as of 29 May 2015.

 

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Price/Earnings 13.6x
Price/Sales 2.0x
Price/Book 3.0x
Price/Cash Flow 13.5x
TEV/Sales 1.6x
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