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Last $74.38 USD
Change Today -3.33 / -4.29%
Volume 1.9M
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westlake chemical corp (WLK) Snapshot

Open
$77.51
Previous Close
$77.71
Day High
$77.59
Day Low
$74.02
52 Week High
09/3/14 - $98.44
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $53.43
Market Cap
9.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
769.6K
EPS TTM
$5.08
Shares Outstanding
132.9M
EX-Date
03/3/15
P/E TM
14.6x
Dividend
$0.66
Dividend Yield
0.84%
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 Polyethylene
Total Annual Compensation: $366.2K
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., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, May 04, 2015

Westlake Chemical Corp., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, May 04, 2015

Westlake Chemical Corp. to Report Q1, 2015 Results on May 04, 2015

Westlake Chemical Corp. announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on May 04, 2015

Jeffrey L. Taylor to Retire as Senior Vice President, Polyethylene of Westlake Chemical Corporation on June 30, 2015

On April 1, 2015, Mr. Jeffrey L. Taylor, Senior Vice President, Polyethylene of Westlake Chemical Corporation notified the company that he intended to retire on June 30, 2015.

 

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