HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Friday, August 18, 2017 a regular dividend distribution of $0.2100 per share, an increase of 10% from the $0.1906 per share in the second quarter of 2017. The dividend will be payable on September 18, 2017, to stockholders of record on September 1, 2017.
This is the 52nd successive quarterly dividend that Westlake has declared since completing its initial public offering in August 2004.
About Westlake Chemical Corporation
Westlake Chemical Corporation is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products with headquarters in Houston, Texas. The company's range of products includes: ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, chlor-alkali and derivative products, PVC suspension and specialty resins, PVC Compounds, and PVC building products including siding, pipe, fittings and specialty components, windows, fence, deck and film. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.westlake.com.