Westlake Chemical Corporation  

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75.30
-1.49 (-1.94%)
Oct 22 - Close
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Range 75.18 - 78.00
52 week 53.12 - 98.44
Open 77.83
Vol / Avg. 1.10M/911,660.00
Mkt cap 10.25B
P/E 15.11
Div/yield 0.17/0.88
EPS 4.98
Shares 133.49M
Beta 2.37
Inst. own 30%
Nov 6, 2014
Q3 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Release Add to calendar
Sep 16, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp at Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference
Sep 9, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp at KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference - Webcast
Aug 5, 2014
Q2 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Call - Webcast
Aug 5, 2014
Q2 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q2 (Jun '14) 2013
Net profit margin 16.97% 16.24%
Operating margin 26.72% 25.36%
EBITD margin - 29.69%
Return on average assets 15.91% 16.34%
Return on average equity 25.61% 28.33%
Employees 2,200 -
CDP Score - -

Address

SUITE 600, 2801 POST OAK BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77056
United States - Map
+1-713-9609111 (Phone)
+1-302-6555049 (Fax)

Website links

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money

Description

Westlake Chemical Corporation, is a vertically integrated manufacturer and marketer of basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers and fabricated building products. The Company's products include some of the widely used chemicals in the world, which are fundamental to many diverse consumer and industrial markets, including flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, residential and commercial construction as well as other durable and non-durable goods. In July 2014, the Company acquired Vinnolit Holdings GmbH and its subsidiary companies from Advent International. In July 2014, Westlake Chemical Corp acquired Vinnolit Holdings GmbH, an Ismaning-based manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

Officers and directors

James Y. Chao Chairman of the Board
Age: 67
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Albert Y. Chao President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 65
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
M. Steven Bender Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Robert F. Buesinger Senior Vice President - Vinyls
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David R. Hansen Senior Vice President - Administration
Age: 63
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Jeffrey L. Taylor Senior Vice President - Polyethylene
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
George J. Mangieri Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
Age: 63
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
L. Benjamin Ederington Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Age: 44
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Andrew F. Kenner Vice President - Manufacturing
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Lawrence E. Teel Vice President - Olefins
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters