HOUSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) has declared a dividend of 2.75 cents per share, payable on December 2, 2005, to stockholders of record on November 21, 2005.
This is the fifth 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 http://www.westlakechemical.com .
SOURCE Westlake Chemical Corporation
CONTACT: David R. Hansen, Media Relations or Steve Bender, Investor Relations both of Westlake Chemical Corporation, +1-713-960-911 Web site: http://www.westlakechemical.com