Westlake Chemical Corporation  

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66.08
-0.59 (-0.88%)
Apr 23 - Close
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Range 65.79 - 67.19
52 week 39.22 - 69.41
Open 66.88
Vol / Avg. 0.00/545,318.00
Mkt cap 8.90B
P/E 14.54
Div/yield 0.13/0.76
EPS 4.54
Shares 134.65M
Beta 2.36
Inst. own 30%
May 16, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. Annual Shareholder Meeting - 10:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
May 5, 2014
Q1 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Conference Call - 11:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
May 5, 2014
Q1 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Release - 9:30AM EDT - Add to calendar
Mar 11, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. at Susquehanna Chemicals Conference
Feb 20, 2014
Q4 2013 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Conference Call - Webcast
Feb 20, 2014
Q4 2013 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '13) 2013
Net profit margin 17.97% 16.24%
Operating margin 27.07% 25.36%
EBITD margin - 29.69%
Return on average assets 17.18% 16.34%
Return on average equity 29.13% 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. It operates in two principal business segments, Olefins and Vinyls, and the Company is an integrated producer of vinyls with substantial downstream integration into polyvinyl chloride (PVC) building products. As of February 15, 2013 , the Company had 11.8 billion pounds per year of aggregate production capacity at 13 manufacturing sites in North America. The Company also has a 59% interest in a joint venture in China that operates a vinyls facility.

Officers and directors

James Y. Chao Chairman of the Board
Age: 66
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Albert Y. Chao President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 64
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
M. Steven Bender Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Robert F. Buesinger Senior Vice President - Vinyls
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David R. Hansen Senior Vice President - Administration
Age: 62
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Jeffrey L. Taylor Senior Vice President - Polyethylene
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
George J. Mangieri Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
Age: 62
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Ben Ederington Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Andrew F Kenner Vice President - Manufacturing
Age: 48
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Lawrence E. Teel Vice President - Olefins
Age: 54
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters