|Bid||3.0000 x 1810100|
|Ask||3.0100 x 646000|
|Day's range||2.9300 - 3.0100|
|52-week range||2.9300 - 7.4300|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.55|
|PE ratio (TTM)||2.32|
|Earnings date||13 Feb 2022|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-dividend date||04 Feb 2022|
|1y target est||3.59|
Westlake (WLK) completes the acquisition of Boral's North American building products unit. The move is set to boost the company's portfolio and add to growth parameters.
Westlake (WLK) announces the takeover of Boral's North American building products business, which is expected to bolster its reach in the regional housing-products market.
HOUSTON, Jun 20, 2021--Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Boral Industries Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Boral Limited (ASX: BLD), under which Westlake will acquire Boral’s North American building products businesses in roofing; siding, trim and shutters; decorative stone; and windows for $2.15 billion in an all-cash transaction. The proposed transaction has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of bo