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WLK
Westlake Chemical Co.

  • STOCK
  • WLK
  • PRICE AS OF: Jun 23, 04:09 PM EDT
  • $62.34 -$0.86 -1.4%
  • INDUSTRY
  • Specialty chemicals

WLK
Stock Dividend Data

DIVIDEND YIELD ?

1.22%
Basic Materials Average 2.50%

ANNUALIZED PAYOUT ?

$0.76
Paid Quarterly

PAYOUT RATIO ?

17.0%
EPS $4.48

DIVIDEND GROWTH ?

13 yrs
Since 2004

WLK
Daily Snapshot

PRICE

$62.34

QUOTE TIME

Jun 23, 04:09 PM

TODAY'S VOLUME

1,383,596

OPEN PRICE

$62.93

DAY'S RANGE

$62.28 - $63.30

PREVIOUS CLOSE

$63.20

52 WEEK LOW / HIGH

$39.48 - $68.08

PERCENT OFF 52 WEEK HIGH

-8.43%

WLK
Upcoming Dividend Payouts

WLK has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

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Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for WLK

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Metric WLK Rank WLK Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is considerably lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends have a strong uptrend OR Dividend is considerably higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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WLK
Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2016
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
21.7% 7.4% 13 years
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WLK
Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
2016
2015
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WLK
Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1906 2017-05-19 2017-05-25 2017-05-30 2017-06-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1906 2017-02-17 2017-02-24 2017-02-28 2017-03-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1906 2016-11-21 2016-11-29 2016-12-01 2016-12-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1906 2016-08-18 2016-08-31 2016-09-02 2016-09-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1815 2016-05-10 2016-05-19 2016-05-23 2016-06-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1815 2016-02-18 2016-02-25 2016-02-29 2016-03-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1815 2015-11-23 2015-12-02 2015-12-04 2015-12-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1815 2015-08-24 2015-09-02 2015-09-04 2015-09-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2015-05-15 2015-05-27 2015-05-29 2015-06-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2015-02-20 2015-03-03 2015-03-05 2015-03-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2014-11-24 2014-12-03 2014-12-05 2014-12-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2014-08-25 2014-09-03 2014-09-05 2014-09-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1260 2014-05-19 2014-05-28 2014-05-30 2014-06-17 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2014-02-18 2014-03-19 2014-02-28 2014-03-18 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1260 2014-02-18 2014-02-26 2014-02-28 2014-03-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1125 2013-11-22 2013-12-04 2013-12-06 2013-12-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1125 2013-08-23 2013-09-06 2013-09-10 2013-09-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0938 2013-05-17 2013-05-31 2013-06-04 2013-06-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0938 2013-02-15 2013-02-27 2013-03-01 2013-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.8750 2012-11-19 2012-11-27 2012-11-29 2012-12-12 Yes Special N/A
$0.0938 2012-11-19 2012-11-27 2012-11-29 2012-12-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0938 2012-08-20 2012-08-28 2012-08-30 2012-09-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0369 2012-05-23 2012-05-31 2012-06-04 2012-06-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0369 2012-02-17 2012-03-05 2012-03-07 2012-03-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0369 2011-11-21 2011-11-29 2011-12-01 2011-12-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0369 2011-08-19 2011-08-31 2011-09-02 2011-09-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0318 2011-05-23 2011-06-01 2011-06-03 2011-06-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0318 2011-02-21 2011-03-09 2011-03-11 2011-03-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0318 2010-11-19 2010-11-30 2010-12-02 2010-12-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0318 2010-08-23 2010-08-30 2010-09-01 2010-09-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0288 2010-05-21 2010-06-01 2010-06-03 2010-06-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0288 2010-02-26 2010-03-15 2010-03-17 2010-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0288 2009-11-20 2009-12-01 2009-12-03 2009-12-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0288 2009-08-21 2009-08-31 2009-09-02 2009-09-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0263 2009-05-18 2009-05-26 2009-05-28 2009-06-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0263 2009-02-13 2009-03-05 2009-03-09 2009-03-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0263 2008-11-21 2008-11-28 2008-12-02 2008-12-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0263 2008-08-15 2008-08-26 2008-08-28 2008-09-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0250 2008-05-19 2008-05-28 2008-05-30 2008-06-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0250 2008-02-18 2008-02-27 2008-02-29 2008-03-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0250 2007-11-16 2007-11-27 2007-11-29 2007-12-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0250 2007-08-17 2007-08-28 2007-08-30 2007-09-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2007-05-21 2007-05-30 2007-06-01 2007-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2007-02-26 2007-03-01 2007-03-05 2007-03-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2006-11-10 2006-11-15 2006-11-17 2006-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2006-08-18 2006-08-28 2006-08-30 2006-09-08 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0138 2006-05-15 2006-05-24 2006-05-26 2006-06-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0138 2006-02-17 2006-02-24 2006-02-28 2006-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0138 2005-11-14 2005-11-17 2005-11-21 2005-12-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0138 2005-08-19 2005-08-26 2005-08-30 2005-09-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0106 2005-05-19 2005-05-26 2005-05-31 2005-06-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0106 2005-02-21 2005-03-01 2005-03-03 2005-03-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0106 2004-11-11 2004-11-18 2004-11-22 2004-12-08 Unknown Regular Quarter

WLK
Investor Resources

Learn more about Westlake Chemical Co. on:

Company Website For more information, visit the company website.
Investor Relations Here you can find contact information on how to get in touch with the company.
Wiki Page Visit the company page on Wikipedia.
SEC Filings Get access to filings such as 8-K, 10-K, 13-D, Proxy Statements and more.

WLK
Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Basic Materials

Westlake Chemical Co.- (WLK)-manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and fabricated products. It operates in two segments, Olefins and Vinyls. Westlake was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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