Westlake Chemical (WLK)

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65.25 +0.22  +0.34% NYSE Apr 17, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD
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Date Type Description
May 05 Misc Q1 2014 Westlake Chemical Corporation Earnings Conference Call
May 05 Earnings Q1 2014 Westlake Chemical Corporation Earnings Results. Estimate: 1.13.
Mar 19 Splits Ratio: 2:1
Feb 26 Dividends Amount: 0.126, Declared Date: Feb 18 2014, Pay Date: Mar 18 2014
Feb 20 Misc Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
Feb 20 Earnings Westlake Chemical Corporation Q4 2013 Earnings Results. Estimate: 2.22.
Dec 20 Misc Westlake Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
Dec 04 Dividends Amount: 0.1125, Declared Date: Nov 25 2013, Pay Date: Dec 20 2013
Nov 07 Misc Q3 2013 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Conference Call
Nov 07 Earnings Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings. Estimate: 1.10.
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This total returns chart shows the returns to an investor from both price appreciation and dividends (dividends are assumed to be reinvested). Westlake Chemical is up 62.78% over the last year vs S&P 500 Total Return up 23.54%, PolyOne up 74.13%, and A Schulman up 47.78%.

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WLK Profile

  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Headquarters Country: United States
  • Headquarters State/Province: Texas
  • Incorporation Country: United States
  • Incorporation State/Province: Delaware
  • Est. Current Fiscal Quarter End: June 30, 2014
  • Est. Current Fiscal Year End: December 31, 2014
  • Last Fiscal Quarter End: N/A
  • Last Fiscal Year End: N/A
  • NAICS: Petrochemical Manufacturing
  • NAICS Code: 325110
  • NAICS Industry: Basic Chemical Manufacturing
  • NAICS Industry Code: 3251
  • NAICS Sector: Manufacturing
  • NAICS Sector Code: 32

Westlake Chemical Corporation is a premier manufacturer and worldwide supplier of petrochemicals, vinyls, polymers and fabricated products. The company operates through two reportable business segments: Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment manufactures and markets ethylene, polyethylene, styrene monomer and various ethylene co-products. The Vinyls segment manufactures and sells building products fabricated from the PVC, including pipe, fence and deck, and window and door components. Employing more than 2,000 people, Westlake operates from 15 locations in North America as well as 1 location in China. Its offerings are the building blocks for a wide variety of consumer and industrial products, including food packaging, automotive products, coatings, pipes and residential construction materials. The company was founded in 1985 by T. T. Chao and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Symbol Price Chg Chg % Market Cap
WLK 65.25 +0.22 +0.34% 8.700B
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