Westlake Chemical Partners LP ( WLKP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.409 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 24, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WLKP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.76% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $27.35, the dividend yield is 5.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WLKP was $27.35, representing a -1.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.75 and a 29.62% increase over the 52 week low of $21.10.
WLKP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and Praxair, Inc. ( PX ). WLKP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.69. Zacks Investment Research reports WLKP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 19.19%, compared to an industry average of 17.4%.
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