Westlake Chemical Corp

NYSE: WLK
$60.56
-$0.54 (-0.9%)
Closing price September 25, 2020
U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning after most of the day’s economic data was delivered in Europe. Eurozone PMI rose slightly more than expected (more coverage here) and Spain reported...
Source: ThinkstockWestlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) reported first-quarter 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The maker of a variety of petrochemicals, polymers and building products...
U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following upward revisions from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on non-farm payrolls in February and March and a larger-than-expected rise in payrolls in...
The rate of special dividends from large great American companies is coming at an alarming rate. If the politicos in Washington D.C. are not paying attention to this about how taxes will adjust...
Source: ThinkstockOne way to cushion the shareholders’ presumed fall of the fiscal cliff is to distribute some cash now, before the tax on dividends jumps. Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) is...
The chemicals industry is not ordinarily thought of as action central, but there have been some recent moves, including one today, that are stirring things up. Two private equity firms, First Reserve...
US markets opened higher this morning and traded higher for most of the day. The DJIA briefly rose above 13,000 for the first time in nearly 3 years. But in the early afternoon, apparently as a...
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