Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)

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Description:
Westlake Chemical Corporation manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and fabricated building products. It operates in two segments, Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment provides ethylene, polyethylene, styrene monomer, and various ethylene co-products, such as chemical grade propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen. The Vinyls segment offers polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomer, ethylene dichloride, chlorine, caustic soda, and ethylene. This segment also manufactures and sells building products fabricated from PVC, including pipe, fence and deck, and window and door components. The company’s products are used in various applications, which include consumer and industrial markets, such as flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, and residential and commercial construction, as well as in other durable and non-durable goods. Westlake Chemical Corporation provides its products for chemical processors, plastics fabricators, construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses in the United States, Canada, Singapore, Switzerland, and internationally. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Arun Viswanathan Longbow Research Buy   Apr 17, '18     130.00  Apr 17, '19  N/A 
Don Carson Susquehanna Financial Group Buy   Apr 04, '18     133.00  Apr 04, '19  N/A 
Don Carson Susquehanna Financial Group Buy   Feb 25, '18     139.00  Feb 25, '19  N/A 
Charles Neivert Cowen And Company Buy   Jan 31, '18     122.00  Jan 31, '19  N/A 
Arun Viswanathan Longbow Research Buy   Jan 25, '18     131.00  Jan 25, '19  N/A 
Frank Mitsch Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Buy   Jan 17, '18     122.00  Jan 17, '19  N/A 
Steve Byrne BofA Merrill Lynch Sell   Jan 16, '18     105.00  Jan 16, '19  N/A 
David Begleiter Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Dec 13, '17     115.00  Dec 13, '18  N/A 
Arun Viswanathan Longbow Research Buy   Dec 13, '17     120.00  Dec 13, '18  N/A 
Frank Mitsch Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Buy   Dec 07, '17     112.00  Dec 07, '18  N/A 
Jeffrey Zekauskas JPMorgan Buy   Nov 24, '17     104.00  Nov 24, '18  N/A 
Charles Neivert Cowen And Company Buy   Nov 17, '17     100.00  Nov 17, '18  N/A 
Arun Viswanathan Longbow Research Buy   Oct 17, '17     103.00  Oct 17, '18  N/A 
Charles Neivert Cowen And Company Buy   Oct 03, '17     78.00  Oct 03, '18  N/A 
Arun Viswanathan Longbow Research Buy   Sep 05, '17     81.00  Sep 05, '18  N/A 
Charles Neivert Cowen And Company Buy   Aug 22, '17     78.00  Aug 22, '18  N/A 
Charles Neivert Cowen And Company Buy   Jul 13, '17     70.00  Jul 13, '18  N/A 
Deane Dray Citi Buy   Jul 10, '17     78.00  Jul 10, '18  N/A 
Charles Neivert Cowen And Company Buy   May 23, '17     70.00  May 23, '18  N/A 
Arun Viswanathan Longbow Research Buy   Feb 21, '17     75.00  Feb 21, '18  N/A 
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