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Aug 25, 2014, 06:05 ET

Westlake Chemical increases Quarterly Dividend by 31%

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared on Friday, August 22, 2014, a dividend of 16.5...

Aug 05, 2014, 06:30 ET

Westlake Announces Record Second Quarter 2014 Income From Operations

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014 was $169.4 million, or $1.26 per diluted...

Jul 31, 2014, 07:58 ET

Westlake Chemical Closes Purchase of Vinnolit Holdings GmbH

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today it has closed the previously announced acquisition of German-based Vinnolit Holdings GmbH...

Jul 17, 2014, 15:06 ET

Westlake Chemical Concludes Revolving Credit Agreement

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today the completion of a third amendment and restatement of its $400 million revolving credit...

May 28, 2014, 07:30 ET

Westlake Chemical Acquires Specialty PVC Producer Vinnolit

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire German-based Vinnolit Holdings GmbH...

May 19, 2014, 06:05 ET

Westlake Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Friday, May 16, 2014, a dividend of 12.6 cents per share.  The...

May 05, 2014, 06:00 ET

Westlake Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 of $158.0 million, or $1.18 per...

Apr 29, 2014, 07:24 ET

Westlake Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Westlake Chemical Partners LP Initial Public Offering

 Westlake Chemical Corporation ("Westlake") (NYSE: WLK) announced today that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries, Westlake Chemical Partners...

Feb 20, 2014, 07:05 ET

Westlake Announces Record Quarterly and Full-Year Earnings for 2013

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2013 of $171.0 million, or $2.54...

Feb 19, 2014, 13:00 ET

Westlake Chemical Dedicates New Geismar, Louisiana Chlor-Alkali Plant

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it held a dedication ceremony for the new Geismar, Louisiana Chlor-Alkali plant...

Feb 18, 2014, 07:05 ET

Westlake Chemical Declares Two-for-One Stock Split and Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend 12%

The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared a two-for-one split of the company's common stock and increased the...

Dec 27, 2013, 16:45 ET

Westlake Chemical Starts New Geismar, Louisiana Chlor-Alkali Plant

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it has started-up its new chlor-alkali plant located at its vinyls...

Nov 25, 2013, 06:03 ET

Westlake Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared on Friday, November 22, 2013, a dividend of 22.5 cents per...

Nov 07, 2013, 06:00 ET

Westlake Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported record quarterly net income of $170.3 million, or $2.54 per diluted share, on net sales of...

Oct 02, 2013, 16:41 ET

Westlake Chemical Appoints Ben Ederington as Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) announced today that Mr. Ben Ederington has joined Westlake Chemical as Vice President, General Counsel...

Aug 26, 2013, 06:03 ET

Westlake Chemical Increases Quarterly Dividend by 20%

 The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared on Friday, August 23, 2013, a dividend of 22.5 cents per share,...

Aug 02, 2013, 12:15 ET

Westlake Chemical Comments on Eastman Chemical Complaint

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) today stated that it received on July 30, 2013, a copy of a complaint filed by Eastman Chemical...

Jul 30, 2013, 06:00 ET

Westlake Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported record net income of $145.8 million, or $2.17 per diluted share, on net sales of $939.0...

May 20, 2013, 06:00 ET

Westlake Chemical Elects Michael J. Graff and R. Bruce Northcutt to Board

 PRNewswire/ Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) today announced that Mr. Michael J. Graff (57) and Mr. R. Bruce Northcutt (53) have been...

May 17, 2013, 17:29 ET

Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend of 18.75 cents per Share

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared today a regular quarterly dividend of 18.75 cents per share.  The...