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Westlake Chemical Corp  (NYSE:WLK) 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate: 21.70% (As of Jun. 2017)

Westlake Chemical Corp's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2017 was $0.19.

NYSE:WLK' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 101.5
Current: 21.7

0
101.5

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 17.40% per year.

NYSE:WLK's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 552 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. NYSE:WLK: 21.70 )

During the past 12 months, Westlake Chemical Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 21.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 39.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 29.90% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Westlake Chemical Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2017 was 0.16. As of today, Westlake Chemical Corp's Dividend Yield % is 0.93%.

Warning Sign:

Westlake Chemical Corp stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Westlake Chemical Corp Annual Data

Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Westlake Chemical Corp Quarterly Data

Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.


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. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Jun. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2017 )
=0.191/ 1.17
=0.16

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Westlake Chemical Corp was 0.28. The lowest was 0.07. And the median was 0.10.

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 Forex Rate
Cash Dividend:

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

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

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.783/84.00
=0.93 %

Current Share Price is $84.00.
Westlake Chemical Corp's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.783.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Westlake Chemical Corp was 1.92%. The lowest was 0.37%. And the median was 0.82%.

Warning Sign:

Westlake Chemical Corp stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


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