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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK.N)

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Westlake Chemical announces pricing of offering of senior notes
Monday, 13 Nov 2017 05:25pm EST 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Westlake Chemical Corp :Westlake Chemical announces pricing of offering of senior notes.Westlake Chemical - ‍priced previously announced underwritten public offering of $500.0 million principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2047​.  Full Article

Westlake Chemical announces proposed offering of senior notes
Monday, 13 Nov 2017 08:52am EST 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Westlake Chemical Corp :Westlake Chemical announces proposed offering of senior notes.  Full Article

Westlake Chemical Corp reports Q3 earnings per share $1.61
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 06:30am EST 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Westlake Chemical Corp :Westlake Chemical Corporation announces record third quarter 2017 earnings.Q3 earnings per share $1.61.Q3 sales $2.109 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.05 billion.Q3 earnings per share view $1.45 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Westlake Chemical Corp - ‍Q3 of 2017 was negatively impacted by $6.7 million in transaction and integration-related costs, or $0.03 per diluted share​.  Full Article

Westlake Chemical Corp announces 10 pct increase in qtrly dividend
Monday, 21 Aug 2017 06:30am EDT 

Aug 21 (Reuters) - Westlake Chemical Corp :Westlake Chemical Corporation announces 10% increase in quarterly dividend.Increases regular quarterly dividend by 10 percent to $0.21 per share.  Full Article

Westlake Chemical Q2 earnings per share $1.17
Thursday, 3 Aug 2017 06:30am EDT 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Westlake Chemical Corp :Westlake chemical corporation announces second quarter 2017 earnings.Q2 earnings per share $1.17.Q2 sales $1.979 billion versus i/b/e/s view $2 billion.Q2 earnings per share view $1.26 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Westlake chemical corp - olefins segment reported income from operations of $143.3 million in q2 of 2017, an increase of $2.7 million from q2 2016.Westlake chemical corp - vinyls segment income from operations of $143.3 million in q2 of 2017 increased by $91.1 million from q2 2016.  Full Article

Westlake Chemical Corp reports Q1 earnings per share $1.06
Tuesday, 2 May 2017 06:30am EDT 

May 2 (Reuters) - Westlake Chemical Corp : :Westlake chemical corporation announces first quarter 2017 earnings.Q1 earnings per share $1.06.Q1 sales $1.943 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.79 billion.Q1 earnings per share view $0.83 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Westlake Chemical -Olefins segment reported income from operations of $179.8 million in q1 of 2017, an increase of $30.6 million compared to $149.2 million in Q1 of 2016.Westlake Chemical Corp- Vinyls segment reported income from operations of $71.4 million in Q1 of 2017, an increase of $9.3 million.Westlake Chemical Corp- "We also remain focused on our integration activities and are on track to capture significant synergies in 2017".  Full Article

Westlake Chemical posts Q4 earnings per share $0.76
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 06:45am EST 

Westlake Chemical Corp : Westlake Chemical Corporation announces fourth quarter and full year 2016 results . Q4 earnings per share $0.76 . Q4 sales $1.735 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.76 billion . Q4 earnings per share view $0.80 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Westlake Chemical Corp - Vinyls segment reported income from operations of $37.6 million in Q4 of 2016, a decrease of $14.0 million . Westlake Chemical Corp - Olefins segment reported income from operations of $149.5 million in Q4 of 2016, an increase of $10.8 million . Westlake Chemical Corp says "believe global demand trends are favorable for our products" .Westlake Chemical says "we are positioned to benefit from improving commodity prices which are supported by continued recovery in crude oil prices".  Full Article

Westlake Chemical provides statement on final regulations
Thursday, 19 Jan 2017 07:30pm EST 

Westlake Chemical Corp : Westlake Chemical Partners LP statement on final regulations relating to its qualifying income activities .Says final regulations issued today by IRS and treasury uphold Westlake's private letter ruling.  Full Article

Westlake Chemical concludes revolving credit agreement
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016 06:45am EDT 

Westlake Chemical Corp : Westlake Chemical concludes revolving credit agreement . Completion of a new $1 billion unsecured revolving credit agreement . Says completion of a new $1 billion unsecured revolving credit agreement .New revolving credit facility will have 5 year maturity date and replaces previous asset-based revolving facility which has been terminated.  Full Article

Westlake Chemical sets qrly dividend of $0.1906 per share
Friday, 19 Aug 2016 06:45am EDT 

Westlake Chemical Corp :Sets quarterly dividend of $0.1906 per share.  Full Article