Westlake Chemical Corp

Type: Company
Name: Westlake Chemical Corp (Westlake Chemical Corporation)
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Buyers Accumulating Shares of Westlake Chemical on 1.3x Above-Average Volume (WLK)

(Financial News Network On) The price of Westlake Chemical shares has climbed to $91.93 (a 3.1% change) on heavy trading volume. Approximately 748,000 shares have changed hands today vs. average 30-day volume of 565,000 shares. Unusually high volume ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Westlake Chemical Has Returned 13.2% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (WLK)

SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) on June 6th, 2014 at $81.77. In approximately 2 months, Westlake Chemical has returned 13.18% as of today's recent price of $92.55. ... [Published Individual.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

More oil and gas industry announcements: 19 August 2014

20 richest people in oil and gasOil & Gas IQ has published its list of the top 20 richest people and families in the oil and gas sector. The list was researched and authored by Sumit Dutta. There are over 1600 billionaires globally and a significant proporation ... [Published Energy Global - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Resistance Near $93.19

After Monday’s trading in Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) the option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center uncovered a trade that offers a 2.06% return, or 12.56% annualized (for comparison purposes ... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

S-8 - Westlake Chemical Partners LP (0001604665) (Filer)

Document Format FilesSeq Description Document Type Size 1 S-8 d775440ds8.htm S-8 55548 2 EX-5.1 d775440dex51.htm EX-5.1 8723 3 EX-23.1 d775440dex231.htm EX-23.1 1641 4 GRAPHIC g775440img.jpg GRAPHIC 7933 5 GRAPHIC g775440img1.jpg GRAPHIC 5472 Complete ... [Published SEC - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Westlake Chemical Partners Selects Max Lukens and Gary Adams To Join Board of Directors

HOUSTON , Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Partners LP, a Westlake company, today announced that Mr. Max Lukens and Mr. Gary Adams have been elected to the company's board of directors of its general partner, Westlake Chemical Partners ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS : Participates in NYSE Opening Bell Ceremony

On August 11, Westlake Chemical Partners led by James Chao, Chairman of the Board, Albert Chao, President and CEO and other members of the company's leadership team, visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and rang the Opening Bell to commemorate Westlake ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bullish Technicals With Support At $86.59

The patented option trade-picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered call trade on Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) that includes 3.94% downside protection. Sell one contract of the Oct. ... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Westlake Chemical Partners LP Closes Initial Public Offering

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- Westlake Chemical Partners LP (the "Partnership"), a Westlake company, announced the closing of the Partnership's initial public offering of 12,937,500 common units representing limited ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 6 reports

Westlake Chemical buys German based Vinnolit Holdings GmbH for undisclosed fee

Petrochemicals company Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) disclosed on Thursday the completion of the acquisition of Vinnolit Holdings GmbH and its subsidiary companies from Advent International for an undisclosed value. Vinnolit's acquisition includes six ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 5 reports

US growth steals a march on IPO blitz

The initial public offering (IPO) market is choppy, but big names are coming. Ethylene producer Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) priced 11.25 million shares at $24, well above the $19—$21 range. This is a yield play: 4.6 percent yield, and long term ... [Published CNBC - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 4 reports

Westlake Chemical MLP launches IPO

Westlake Chemical Partners LP said July 21 it is launching its initial public offering of 11.25 million common units.The anticipated initial offering price for the units is expected to be between $19 and $21, and the underwriters have a 30-day option ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 21 2014]

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"We are pleased that Gary and Max have been elected to our board. I know that their unique combination of executive and boardroom experience, as well as in-depth knowledge of the oil, gas, chemicals, related upstream and midstream industries and global markets will provide tremendous benefits to the board and organization as a whole" stated James Chao , Chairman of Westlake Chemical Partners
...the closing of the Partnership's initial public offering of 12,937,500 common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership (the " Common Units ") at $24.00 per common unit. The Common Units issued at closing included 1,687,500 common units that were issued pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional Common Units . The Common Units began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on July 30, 2014 under the symbol "WLKP.""
...marketintelligencecenter.com/symbol/WLK "WLK) that includes 3.87% downside protection. Sell one contract of the Oct. '14 $87.50 call for every 100 shares of WLK for a net debit per share of about $84.38. If Westlake Chemical closes at or above $87.50 at expiration, this trade will return 3.70% or 20.14% annualized. Westlake Chemical has a 1 STARS (out of 5) strong sell ranking from Standard & PooraEUR(TM)s and the technical indicators recently have been bullish. Support has been above $86.78 while resistance has been below $89.70. WLK closed at $87.78 after trading between $87.74 and $89.20 Monday."
Albert Chao, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our second quarter results reflect record quarterly income from operations. We continue to benefit from low cost, ethane-based ethylene production that is the result of North American shale oil and gas production, as well as from the increased ethylene capacity from our recent ethylene expansion projects.”"

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Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now AT... [Published InvestorPlace.com - 12 hours ago]
Westlake Chemical Has Returned 13.2% Since Smar... [Published Individual.com - 20 hours ago]
More oil and gas industry announcements: 19 Aug... [Published Energy Global - 22 hours ago]
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Resistance Near... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - 22 hours ago]
S-8 - Westlake Chemical Partners LP (0001604665... [Published SEC - Aug 19 2014]
Westlake Chemical Partners Selects Max Lukens a... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Westlake Chemical Partners Selects Max Lukens a... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Aug 18 2014]
Buyers Accumulating Shares of Westlake Chemical... [Published Individual.com - Aug 18 2014]
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now AKS KS WLK NUE [Published InvestorPlace.com - Aug 18 2014]
Equities Research Analysts’ Upgrades for August... [Published American Banking News - Aug 18 2014]
SunTrust Upgrades Westlake Chemical to “Neutral... [Published American Banking News - Stock Ratings - Aug 18 2014]
Potential Westlake Chemical (WLK) Trade Has 4.1... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 18 2014]
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bullish Technic... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 15 2014]
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS : Participates in NY... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bullish Technic... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 14 2014]
Westlake Chemical Partners LP Closes Initial Pu... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 14 2014]
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Aug 13 2014]
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Trading Near $88.63 Res... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 13 2014]
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Resistance Near... [Published Individual.com - Aug 12 2014]
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Resistance Near... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 12 2014]
Wolverine, Westlake & Thor Worth Far More Says ... [Published First Coast News - Aug 11 2014]
Wolverine, Westlake & Thor Worth Far More Says ... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 11 2014]
Potential Westlake Chemical (WLK) Trade Has 4.1... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 11 2014]
Deal snapshot: WESTLAKE CHEMICAL TO BUY GERMANY... [Published PredictWallStreet - Aug 10 2014]
Westlake posts record quarterly income from ope... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 09 2014]
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Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Resistance Near... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 08 2014]
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InsiderInsights.com Daily Round Up: 8/6/14 [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 07 2014]
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Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Resistance Near... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - 22 hours ago]
After Monday’s trading in Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) the option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center uncovered a trade that offers a 2.06% return, or 12.56% annualized (for comparison purposes ...
Westlake Chemical Partners Selects Max Lukens a... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Aug 18 2014]
HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Partners LP, a Westlake company, today announced that Mr. Max Lukens and Mr. Gary Adams have been elected to the company's board of directors of its general partner, Westlake Chemical Partners GP ...
Potential Westlake Chemical (WLK) Trade Has 4.1... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 18 2014]
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK). Look at the Oct. '14 $87.50 covered call for a net debit in the $85.47 area. This trade has a duration ...
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bullish Technic... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 15 2014]
After closing Thursday at $89.04, Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 2.65% return in just 64 days, which is an annualized return of 15.12% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Oct. '14 $87.50 ...
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Showing Bullish Technic... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Aug 14 2014]
The patented option trade-picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered call trade on Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) that includes 3.94% downside protection. Sell one contract of the Oct. ...
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Westlake Announces Record Second Quarter 2014 I... [Published Financial Services - Aug 05 2014]
Westlake Chemical Partners LP Closes Initial Pu... [Published Financial Services - Aug 04 2014]
Westlake Chemical Closes Purchase of Vinnolit H... [Published Financial Services - Jul 31 2014]
Westlake Chemical Partners LP Launches Initial ... [Published Financial Services - Jul 21 2014]
Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Second ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 15 2014]
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