Westlake Chemical Corporation  

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-0.05 (-0.11%)
After Hours: 43.50 0.00 (0.00%)
Feb 9, 5:35PM EST  
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Currency in USD
Range 42.13 - 44.24
52 week 40.44 - 79.25
Open 42.95
Vol / Avg. 1.22M/1.02M
Mkt cap 5.37B
P/E 8.05
Div/yield 0.18/1.67
EPS 5.40
Shares 130.65M
Beta 2.22
Inst. own 29%
Feb 22, 2016
Q4 2015 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Release (Estimated) - 9:30AM EST - Add to calendar
Dec 1, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Citi Basic Materials Conference
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Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Sep '15) 2014
Net profit margin 15.86% 15.51%
Operating margin 21.38% 25.30%
EBITD margin - 30.27%
Return on average assets 13.82% 14.77%
Return on average equity 23.18% 25.40%
Employees 3,550 -
CDP Score - -


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


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
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
Robert T. Blakely Ph.D. Independent Director
Age: 73
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters