HOUSTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared today a dividend of 7.375 cents per share, payable on June 18, 2012, to stockholders of record on June 4, 2012. This is the 31st 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, caustic, VCM, PVC resin and PVC building products including pipe, windows and fence. For more information visit the company's website at http://www.westlake.com. SOURCE Westlake Chemical Corporation
Global growth and lower costs position this manufacturer and supplier of fabricated building products, petrochemicals and polymers for steady double-digit capital appreciation in a perilous investment climate.