Westlake Chemical Corporation  

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54.74
+0.12 (0.22%)
Aug 28 - Close
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Range 54.01 - 56.08
52 week 50.01 - 98.44
Open 54.45
Vol / Avg. 772,727.00/721,538.00
Mkt cap 7.21B
P/E 10.40
Div/yield 0.18/1.33
EPS 5.26
Shares 131.94M
Beta 1.93
Inst. own 29%
Nov 3, 2015
Q3 2015 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Release - Tentative - 9:30AM EST - Add to calendar
Aug 12, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Jefferies Industrials Conference
Aug 4, 2015
Q2 2015 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Call - Webcast
Aug 4, 2015
Q2 2015 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Release
Jun 24, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Credit Suisse Boston Basic Materials Conference
Jun 23, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Credit Suisse MLP Energy Conference
Jun 10, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Macquarie Triple M: Global Metals, Mining & Materials Conference
Jun 9, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Cowen Chemicals Conference
Jun 3, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference
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Key stats and ratios

Q2 (Jun '15) 2014
Net profit margin 17.73% 15.51%
Operating margin 24.93% 25.30%
EBITD margin - 30.27%
Return on average assets 15.91% 14.77%
Return on average equity 26.92% 25.40%
Employees 3,550 -
CDP Score - -

Address

2801 Post Oak Blvd Ste 600
HOUSTON, TX 77056-6110
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 a range of chemicals used 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. The Company operates in two principal operating segments, Olefins and Vinyls. The Company is an integrated producer of vinyls with substantial downstream integration into polyvinyl chloride (PVC) building products. The Olefins segment manufactures a range of petrochemical products. The Vinyls segment primarily offers PVC, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), ethylene dichloride (EDC), chlorine, caustic soda and, through Westlake Chemical OpCo LP, ethylene.

Officers and directors

James Y. Chao Chairman of the Board
Age: 68
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Albert Y. Chao President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 66
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
M. Steven Bender Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 58
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Robert F. Buesinger Senior Vice President - Vinyls
Age: 58
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David R. Hansen Senior Vice President - Administration
Age: 64
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Lawrence E Teel Senior Vice President-Olefins
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
George J. Mangieri Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
Age: 64
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: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Dorothy C. Jenkins Director
Age: 69
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters