Westlake Chemical Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WLK stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an -94.29% decrease from the same period a year
ago. At the current stock price of $115.08, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of WLK was $115.08,
representing a -2.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $117.98 and
a 60.46% increase over the 52 week low of $71.72.
WLK is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). WLK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $7.97. Zacks Investment Research reports WLK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 51.83%, compared to an
industry average of 17.9%.
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