Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend of 18.75 cents per Share

HOUSTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared today a regular quarterly dividend of 18.75 cents per share.  The dividend will be payable on June 19, 2013, to stockholders of record on June 4, 2013.  

This is the 35th successive quarterly dividend that Westlake has declared since completing its initial public offering in August 2004.

Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)

Westlake Chemical Corporation is a 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 and specialty components, windows, and fence.  For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.westlake.com.

SOURCE Westlake Chemical Corporation

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