Westlake Chemical Corporation  

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77.18
+0.13 (0.17%)
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Range 76.98 - 77.49
52 week 53.43 - 98.44
Open 77.47
Vol / Avg. 6,599.00/840,539.00
Mkt cap 10.25B
P/E 15.22
Div/yield 0.17/0.86
EPS 5.07
Shares 132.86M
Beta 2.22
Inst. own 30%
Jun 24, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Credit Suisse Boston Basic Materials Conference Add to calendar
Jun 10, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Macquarie Triple M: Global Metals, Mining & Materials Conference Add to calendar
Jun 3, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference Add to calendar
May 19, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference Add to calendar
May 15, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting - 10:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
May 6, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Wells Fargo Industrial and Construction Conference - 11:15AM EDT - Add to calendar
May 4, 2015
Q1 2015 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Call - 11:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
May 4, 2015
Q1 2015 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Release - 9:30AM EDT - Add to calendar
Mar 10, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Susquehanna International Group Chemical Conference
Mar 5, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at JPMorgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference - Webcast
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Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '14) 2014
Net profit margin 16.50% 15.51%
Operating margin 26.62% 25.30%
EBITD margin - 30.27%
Return on average assets 14.54% 14.77%
Return on average equity 25.54% 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 some of the most 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. 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. In Olefins Business, the Company manufactures ethylene, polyethylene, styrene and associated co-products at its manufacturing facility in Lake Charles and polyethylene at its Longview, Texas facility. In Company�s Vinyls Business segment, the products include PVC, VCM, EDC, chlorine, caustic soda and 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
Jeffrey L Taylor Senior Vice President - Polyethylene
Age: 61
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Lawrence 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