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Westlake Chemical Corp (NYSE:WLK)
Dividends Per Share
$0.48 (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

Westlake Chemical Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.13. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.48. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.10. As of today, Westlake Chemical Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 0.60%.

During the past 12 months, Westlake Chemical Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 27.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 33.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 23.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Westlake Chemical Corp was 101.50% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 10.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Westlake Chemical Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=0.126/1.26
=0.10

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Westlake Chemical Corp was 0.63. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.09.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Westlake Chemical Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1652014-09-032014-09-052014-09-19Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1262014-05-282014-05-302014-06-17Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1262014-02-262014-02-282014-03-18Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1132013-12-042013-12-062013-12-20Cash Dividendquarterly

Westlake Chemical Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.53/84.71
=0.63 %

Current Share Price is $84.71.
Westlake Chemical Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.53.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Westlake Chemical Corp was 1.92%. The lowest was 0.06%. And the median was 0.62%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Westlake Chemical Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Dividends Per Share 0.010.050.070.090.100.110.120.140.260.41

Westlake Chemical Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Dividends Per Share 0.040.040.090.090.090.090.110.110.130.13
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