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  • Previous Rank549
  • Revenues ($M)$5,076
  • Revenue Percent Change13.7%
  • Profits ($M)$398.9
  • Profits Percent Change-38.3%
  • Assets ($M)$10,890
  • Employees8,866
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$8,516
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Company Info

CEO
Albert Yuan Chao
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Chemicals
Industry
Chemicals
HQ Location
Houston, TX
Websitehttp://www.westlake.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees8,866
Acquired Axiall (2015 rank: 613), Aug. 31, 2016.

Westlake Chemical Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$5,07613.7%
Profits ($M)$398.9-38.3%
Assets ($M)$10,890-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,524-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$8,516-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.9%
Profits as % of Assets3.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity11.3%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.06
EPS % Change (from 2015)-37%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)9.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)4.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)25.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)15.2%