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 $3.72 billion
of which 36%
was Basic Plastics& Feedstocks),
of which 44%
was Titanium Technologies), and
Ashland Global Holdings Inc
of which 42%
was Speciality Ingrediants).
During the year ended December of 2016, sales at
Westlake Chemical were $5.08 billion.
increase of 13.7%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were $4.46 billion.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Westlake Chemical.
Sales of Vinyls saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
44.4% in 2016, from
$2.20 billion to $3.18 billion.
Not all segments of Westlake Chemical experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Olefins fell 16.2% to $1.89 billion.