HOUSTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of
Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared on Friday a dividend of
5.25 cents per share, payable on March 23, 2009, to stockholders of record on
March 9, 2009. This represents a continuation of the level of dividend that
the company has paid starting August 2008.
This is the 17th successive quarterly dividend that Westlake has declared
since completing its initial public offering in August 2004.
Westlake Chemical Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of
petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated products with headquarters in Houston,
Texas. The company's range of products includes: ethylene, polyethylene,
styrene, propylene, caustic, VCM, PVC and PVC pipe, windows and fence. For
more information, visit the company's Web site at www.westlake.com.
SOURCE Westlake Chemical Corporation
/CONTACT: media, David R. Hansen, or investors, Steve Bender, both of
Westlake Chemical Corporation, +1-713-960-9111/
/Web Site: http://www.westlake.com /
CO: Westlake Chemical Corporation
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