Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 06, 2013

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Westlake Chemical Corporation ( WLK ) 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 ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WLK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



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