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Last $52.60 USD
Change Today -2.63 / -4.76%
Volume 538.2K
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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. Westlake Chemical Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Ttwf Lp.

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. 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.


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