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May 23, 2016, 07:30 ET Westlake Chemical Provides Update Regarding Its Proposal to Acquire Axiall Corporation

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today provided the following update regarding its proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares...


May 10, 2016, 17:30 ET Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK), declared on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 a dividend of  $0.1815 per...


May 04, 2016, 09:08 ET Westlake Chemical Sends Letter Urging Axiall Shareholders to Vote "FOR" its Nine Highly-Qualified and Independent Nominees to Axiall's Board

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today sent the following letter to Axiall Corporation's (NYSE: AXLL) shareholders urging them to...


May 03, 2016, 06:35 ET Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the three months ended March 31, 2016 of $123.1 million, or $0.94 per...


Apr 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Westlake Chemical Files Definitive Proxy Statement in Connection with 2016 Axiall Corporation Annual Meeting

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced it has filed a definitive proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange...


Apr 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Westlake Chemical Increases Proposal to Acquire Axiall Corporation to $23.35 Per Share in Cash and Stock

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that it has increased its proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of...


Mar 07, 2016, 09:27 ET Westlake Chemical Issues Open Letter to Axiall Corporation Shareholders

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today issued the following letter to Axiall Corporation's (NYSE: AXLL) ("the Company") shareholders,...


Feb 23, 2016, 06:35 ET Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Earnings

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2015 of $111.0 million, or $0.84...


Feb 18, 2016, 16:57 ET Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Thursday, February 18, 2016 a dividend of $0.1815 per share....


Feb 16, 2016, 14:04 ET Westlake Chemical Notifies Axiall Corporation of Intention to Nominate Slate of 10 Independent, Highly Qualified Board Members at Axiall's 2016 Annual Meeting

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that it has notified Axiall Corporation (NYSE: AXLL) of its intention to nominate a...


Jan 29, 2016, 08:15 ET Westlake Chemical Discloses Proposal To Acquire Axiall Corporation For $20.00 Per Share In Cash And Stock

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it has submitted a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Axiall...


Nov 23, 2015, 17:00 ET Westlake Chemical Announces Addition to Existing Share Repurchase Program

 The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) on Friday, November 20, 2015 authorized the company to repurchase an...


Nov 23, 2015, 06:45 ET Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Friday, November 20, 2015, a dividend of $0.1815 per share. The...


Nov 03, 2015, 06:45 ET Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2015 Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the third quarter of 2015 of $183.6 million, or $1.39 per diluted share, on...


Feb 24, 2015, 06:05 ET Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Earnings for 2014

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2014 of $183.3 million, or $1.37 per...


Nov 24, 2014, 06:00 ET Westlake Chemical Announces a New $250 Million Share Repurchase Program and Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) on Friday, November 21, 2014, authorized the company to repurchase up to $250...


Nov 04, 2014, 06:00 ET Westlake Announces Third Quarter Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the third quarter of 2014 was $167.8 million, or $1.25 per diluted share,...


Oct 27, 2014, 12:30 ET Westlake Chemical Celebrates Expansion of its Calvert City Facility

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it held a dedication ceremony to celebrate the expansion of its Calvert City,...


Oct 23, 2014, 13:45 ET Westlake Chemical to Expand Ethylene Capacity in Lake Charles, LA

Today Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:  WLK) announced that it will expand its ethylene capacity and make other capital improvements in...


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...