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WLK Westlake Chemical Corp Dividend

Westlake Chemical's most recent quarterly dividend was on Nov 22, 2021 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.298 per share. At an annualized rate of $1.14 per share, the stock yields 1.27%.

WLK next dividend date: Not announced

WLK
DPS
$1.14
Dividend yield
1.27%
Payout ratio
9.9%
Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
2.09%
Payout ratio
37.8%

Dividend yield

WLK has a dividend yield of 1.27% which is lower than the Basic Materials sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

Westlake Chemical has been paying dividends since 2004. WLK has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 7% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 16% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 8%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Nov 12, 2021 Nov 22, 2021 Dec 8, 2021 $0.298 normal
Aug 13, 2021 Aug 23, 2021 Sep 8, 2021 $0.298 normal
May 14, 2021 May 24, 2021 Jun 9, 2021 $0.27 normal
Feb 19, 2021 Mar 1, 2021 Mar 16, 2021 $0.27 normal
Nov 13, 2020 Nov 23, 2020 Dec 9, 2020 $0.27 normal
Aug 14, 2020 Aug 24, 2020 Sep 9, 2020 $0.27 normal
May 15, 2020 May 22, 2020 Jun 9, 2020 $0.262 normal
Feb 14, 2020 Feb 24, 2020 Mar 10, 2020 $0.263 normal
Nov 15, 2019 Nov 25, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 $0.263 normal
Aug 16, 2019 Aug 26, 2019 Sep 11, 2019 $0.263 normal
May 17, 2019 May 28, 2019 Jun 12, 2019 $0.25 normal
Feb 15, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 Mar 13, 2019 $0.25 normal
Nov 16, 2018 Nov 26, 2018 Dec 11, 2018 $0.25 normal
Aug 17, 2018 Aug 27, 2018 Sep 12, 2018 $0.25 normal
May 18, 2018 May 29, 2018 Jun 13, 2018 $0.21 normal
Feb 16, 2018 Feb 26, 2018 Mar 13, 2018 $0.21 normal
Nov 17, 2017 Nov 24, 2017 Dec 11, 2017 $0.21 normal
Aug 18, 2017 Aug 30, 2017 Sep 18, 2017 $0.21 normal
May 19, 2017 May 25, 2017 Jun 13, 2017 $0.191 normal
Feb 17, 2017 Feb 24, 2017 Mar 14, 2017 $0.191 normal
Nov 21, 2016 Nov 29, 2016 Dec 16, 2016 $0.191 normal
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $0.191 normal
May 10, 2016 May 19, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $0.182 normal
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 $0.182 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

WLK has a payout ratio of 9.9% which is lower than the Basic Materials sector, the industry and its peers average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)