Westlake Chemical Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WLK stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $103.23, the dividend yield is .87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WLK was $103.23,
representing a -3.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $107.12 and
a 51.25% increase over the 52 week low of $68.25.
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 $6.73. Zacks Investment Research reports WLK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 40.13%, compared to an
industry average of 16%.
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