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Westlake Chemical Corporation

WLK

Latest Trade

65.10USD

Change

-0.60(-0.91%)

Volume

532,772

Today's Range

64.76

 - 

66.66

52 Week Range

55.82

 - 

87.65

As of on the New York Stock Exchange ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
65.70
Open
65.90
Volume
532,772
3M AVG Volume
14.48
Today's High
66.66
Today's Low
64.76
52 Week High
87.65
52 Week Low
55.82
Shares Out (MIL)
128.27
Market Cap (MIL)
8,427.26
Forward P/E
17.55
Dividend (Yield %)
1.60

Next Event

Q3 2019 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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Westlake Chemical Corp Increases Regular Quarterly Dividend By 5% To $0.2625 Per Share

Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports Q2 Earnings Per Share $0.92

Westlake Chemical Announces Pricing Of Offering Of Senior Notes

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About Westlake Chemical Corporation

Westlake Chemical Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers and building products. The Company's products include a range of chemicals, which are fundamental to various consumer and industrial markets, including flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, water treatment, refrigerants, residential and commercial construction, as well as other durable and non-durable goods. Its segments include Olefins and Vinyls. It manufactures ethylene (through Westlake Chemical OpCo LP (OpCo)), polyethylene, styrene and associated co-products at its manufacturing facility in Lake Charles and polyethylene at its Longview facility. The Company's products in its Vinyls segment include polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), ethylene dichloride (EDC), chlor-alkali (chlorine and caustic soda) and chlorinated derivative products and, through OpCo, ethylene. It also manufactures and sells building products fabricated from PVC.

Industry

Chemicals - Plastics & Rubber

Contact Info

2801 Post Oak Blvd Ste 600

+1.713.9609111

https://www.westlake.com/

Executive Leadership

James Y. Chao

Chairman of the Board

Albert S. Chao

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

M. Steven Bender

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, IR Contact Officer

Robert F. Buesinger

Executive Vice President- Vinyl

Roger Lester Kearns

Executive Vice President - Vinyls Chemicals

Key Stats

2.71 mean rating - 21 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, USD)

2016

5.1K

2017

8.0K

2018

8.6K

2019(E)

8.4K
EPS (USD)

2016

3.330

2017

5.460

2018

7.820

2019(E)

3.744
Price To Earnings (TTM)
13.77
Price To Sales (TTM)
1.00
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.47
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
6.31
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
46.67
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
46.67
Return on Investment (TTM)
6.57
Return on Equity (TTM)
5.60

Latest News

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp Q1 Earnings Per Share $2.20

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.16 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical CEO Albert Chao's 2017 Total Compensation $8.5 Mln

* WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP SAYS CEO ALBERT CHAO'S 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $8.5 MILLION VERSUS $7.2 MILLION IN 2016 – SEC FILING

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Announces Optional Redemption Of $450 Million Of Senior Notes

* WESTLAKE CHEMICAL ANNOUNCES OPTIONAL REDEMPTION OF $450 MILLION OF SENIOR NOTES

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp Announces Q4 Earnings Per Share $6.15

* ORATION ANNOUNCES RECORD 2017 FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR RESULTS

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical To Expand Chlor-Alkali, PVC And VCM Capacities At Facilities In Germany And Louisiana

* WESTLAKE CHEMICAL TO EXPAND CHLOR-ALKALI, PVC AND VCM CAPACITIES AT FACILITIES IN GERMANY AND LOUISIANA

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Appoints New Directors To Its Board

* WESTLAKE CHEMICAL APPOINTS NEW DIRECTORS TO ITS BOARD Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Announces Delivery Of Redemption Notices For Optional Redemption Of $688 Mln Of Senior Notes

* WESTLAKE CHEMICAL ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF REDEMPTION NOTICES FOR OPTIONAL REDEMPTION OF $688 MILLION OF SENIOR NOTES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical announces pricing of reoffering of tax-exempt bonds

* Westlake Chemical announces pricing of reoffering of tax-exempt bonds

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical announces pricing of offering of senior notes

* Westlake Chemical announces pricing of offering of senior notes

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical announces proposed offering of senior notes

* Westlake Chemical announces proposed offering of senior notes Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp reports Q3 earnings per share $1.61

* Westlake Chemical Corporation announces record third quarter 2017 earnings

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp directs redemption of $250 mln of Go Zone Bonds

* Westlake Chemical Corporation directs redemption of $250 million of Go Zone Bonds Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp announces 10 pct increase in qtrly dividend

* Westlake Chemical Corporation announces 10% increase in quarterly dividend

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Q2 earnings per share $1.17

* Westlake chemical corporation announces second quarter 2017 earnings

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp reports Q1 earnings per share $1.06

* Westlake chemical corporation announces first quarter 2017 earnings

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical CEO Albert Chao's 2016 total compensation $7.2 mln

* Westlake Chemical Corp - CEO Albert Chao 's 2016 total compensation was $7.2 million versus $7 million in 2015 - sec filing Source: (http://bit.ly/2oIP9Q3) Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical posts Q4 earnings per share $0.76

* Westlake Chemical Corporation announces fourth quarter and full year 2016 results

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical provides statement on final regulations

* Westlake Chemical Partners LP statement on final regulations relating to its qualifying income activities

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp Q3 eps $0.51

* Westlake chemical - net income for q3 of 2016 was impacted by pre-tax transaction and integration-related costs of about $82.8 million, or $0.41 per share

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