Westlake Chemical Partners LP ( WLKP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 03, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.345 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 22, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WLKP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.99% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of WLKP was $25.75, representing a -0.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.83 and a 60.94% increase over the 52 week low of $16.
WLKP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). WLKP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports WLKP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 914.97%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WLKP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WLKP as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMLP with an decrease of -2.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WLKP at 0.08%.
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