Westlake Chemical Corporation  

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-0.85 (-1.34%)
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Range 62.20 - 63.87
52 week 53.43 - 98.44
Open 63.24
Vol / Avg. 379,604.00/601,035.00
Mkt cap 8.41B
P/E 12.52
Div/yield 0.17/1.06
EPS 4.99
Shares 132.86M
Beta 2.09
Inst. own 30%
Aug 4, 2015
Q2 2015 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Call - 11:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
Aug 4, 2015
Q2 2015 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Release - 9:30AM EDT - Add to calendar
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
May 19, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference
May 15, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
May 6, 2015
Westlake Chemical Corp at Wells Fargo Industrial and Construction Conference - Webcast
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Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Mar '15) 2014
Net profit margin 13.63% 15.51%
Operating margin 20.78% 25.30%
EBITD margin - 30.27%
Return on average assets 11.61% 14.77%
Return on average equity 19.90% 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
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