Westlake’s Earnings Rise on Higher PE Volumes, but Vinyls Unit Posts a Loss

22:20 PM | February 25, 2008 | Nancy Seewald

Westlake Chemical reported fourth-quarter 2007 net income of $18.8 million, up 30% over the same period last year. Excluding an $8 million tax benefit, earnings were 17 cts/share, falling short of...