Westlake Chemical Corporation operates within the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Westlake Chemical with three other
companies in this sector in the United States:
sales of $3.65 billion
of which 44%
was Performance Chemicals),
of which 45%
was Basic Plastics& Feedstocks), and
Carlisle Companies, Incorporated
of which 57%
was Construction Materials).
During the year ended December of 2015, sales at
Westlake Chemical were $4.46 billion.
a very small
increase of 1.1%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were $4.42 billion.
This was the third consecutive year of growth at Westlake Chemical.
Sales of Vinyls saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
30.2% in 2015, from
$1.69 billion to $2.20 billion.
Not all segments of Westlake Chemical experienced an increase in sales in 2015:
sales of Olefins fell 17.0% to $2.26 billion.