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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...

Aug 24, 2015, 07:00 ET

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces 10% Increase In Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Friday, August 21, 2015, a dividend of $0.1815 per share, an...

Aug 04, 2015, 07:00 ET

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Record Second Quarter 2015 Net Income

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported record net income for the second quarter of 2015 of $205.1 million, or $1.54 per...

Jun 01, 2015, 17:30 ET

Westlake Chemical Acquires Additional Interest in Suzhou Huasu Plastics Company

 Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it has acquired INEOS ChlorVinyls Holdings B.V.'s 35.7% interest in Suzhou...

May 18, 2015, 07:00 ET

Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Friday, May 15, 2015, a dividend of $0.1650 per share. The dividend...

May 04, 2015, 06:05 ET

Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports First Quarter Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the first quarter of 2015 of $146.3 million, or $1.10 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...

Feb 23, 2015, 06:00 ET

Westlake Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Friday, February 20, 2015, a dividend of $0.1650 per share. The...

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...