Westlake Chemical Corporation  

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-2.07 (-2.31%)
Jul 31 - Close
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Range 87.05 - 89.15
52 week 49.19 - 91.97
Open 89.00
Vol / Avg. 891,746.00/508,633.00
Mkt cap 11.66B
P/E 18.18
Div/yield 0.13/0.58
EPS 4.81
Shares 133.43M
Beta 2.34
Inst. own 30%
Aug 5, 2014
Q2 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Call - 11:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
Aug 5, 2014
Q2 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Release - 9:30AM EDT - Add to calendar
Jun 4, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference - Webcast
May 20, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference
May 16, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. Annual Shareholder Meeting
May 7, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. at Wells Fargo Industrial & Construction Conference - Webcast
May 6, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. at Barclays Chemical ROC Stars Conference
May 5, 2014
Q1 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Conference Call - Webcast
May 5, 2014
Q1 2014 Westlake Chemical Corp. Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Mar '14) 2013
Net profit margin 15.38% 16.24%
Operating margin 24.14% 25.36%
EBITD margin - 29.69%
Return on average assets 15.40% 16.34%
Return on average equity 25.36% 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. In July 2014, the Company acquired Vinnolit Holdings GmbH and its subsidiary companies from Advent International.

Officers and directors

James Y. Chao Chairman of the Board
Age: 67
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Albert Y. Chao President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 65
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
M. Steven Bender Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Robert F. Buesinger Senior Vice President - Vinyls
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David R. Hansen Senior Vice President - Administration
Age: 63
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Jeffrey L. Taylor Senior Vice President - Polyethylene
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
George J. Mangieri Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
Age: 63
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: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Lawrence E. Teel Vice President - Olefins
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters