NYSE:GRA - W. R. Grace & Co Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$73.67 -0.87 (-1.17 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 08:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$74.54
Today's Range$73.49 - $74.49
52-Week Range$58.48 - $77.37
Volume302,351 shs
Average Volume602,099 shs
Market Capitalization$5.02 billion
P/E Ratio21.67
Dividend Yield1.29%
Beta1.19
W. R. Grace & Co logoW. R. Grace & Co. produces and sells specialty chemicals and materials worldwide. It operates through two segments, Grace Catalysts Technologies and Grace Materials Technologies. The Grace Catalysts Technologies segment offers fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts for the production of transportation fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuels, and other petroleum-based products; FCC additives; and methanol-to-olefins catalysts for the conversion of methanol into petrochemical feeds, including ethylene and propylene. This segment also provides hydro processing catalysts used in process reactors to upgrade heavy oils into lighter products; polyolefin catalysts and catalyst supports for the production of polypropylene and polyethylene thermoplastic resins; and chemical catalysts used in various industrial, environmental, and consumer applications, as well as gas-phase polypropylene process technology to manufacture polypropylene products. The Grace Materials Technologies segment offers silica-based and silica-alumina-based materials for use in coatings, consumer, industrial, and pharmaceutical applications. W. R. Grace & Co. was founded in 1854 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:GRA
CUSIP38388F10
Phone410-531-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio6.23
Current Ratio1.56
Quick Ratio1.01

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.67
Forward P/E Ratio18.94
P/E Growth1.6

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.72 billion
Price / Sales2.89
Cash Flow$5.0116 per share
Price / Cash14.70
Book Value$3.89 per share
Price / Book18.94

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.40
Net Income$11.20 million
Net Margins0.68%
Return on Equity73.16%
Return on Assets8.11%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,700
Outstanding Shares67,300,000
Market Cap$5,016.24

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W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is W. R. Grace & Co's stock symbol?

W. R. Grace & Co trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GRA."

How often does W. R. Grace & Co pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for W. R. Grace & Co?

W. R. Grace & Co announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 25th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Wednesday, June 6th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 15th. View W. R. Grace & Co's Dividend History.

How will W. R. Grace & Co's stock buyback program work?

W. R. Grace & Co announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Saturday, April 8th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were W. R. Grace & Co's earnings last quarter?

W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 25th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.09. The specialty chemicals company earned $431.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $419.76 million. W. R. Grace & Co had a return on equity of 73.16% and a net margin of 0.68%. The company's revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.68 earnings per share. View W. R. Grace & Co's Earnings History.

When is W. R. Grace & Co's next earnings date?

W. R. Grace & Co is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for W. R. Grace & Co.

What guidance has W. R. Grace & Co issued on next quarter's earnings?

W. R. Grace & Co issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.85-$3.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.76. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.87-$1.905 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.87 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GRA?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for W. R. Grace & Co's stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate W. R. Grace & Co's stock price to reach $81.5556 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for W. R. Grace & Co.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for W. R. Grace & Co?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W. R. Grace & Co in the last year. There are currently 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of W. R. Grace & Co's key competitors?

Who are W. R. Grace & Co's key executives?

W. R. Grace & Co's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alfred E. Festa, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Hudson La Force III, Pres, COO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark A. Shelnitz, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Ms. Elizabeth C. Brown, VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. William C. Dockman, Interim CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 58)

Has W. R. Grace & Co been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GRA stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. W. R. Grace & Co earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 44.96 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

How do I buy shares of W. R. Grace & Co?

Shares of GRA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is W. R. Grace & Co's stock price today?

One share of GRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.67.

How big of a company is W. R. Grace & Co?

W. R. Grace & Co has a market capitalization of $5.02 billion and generates $1.72 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $11.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.40 on an earnings per share basis. W. R. Grace & Co employs 3,700 workers across the globe.

How can I contact W. R. Grace & Co?

W. R. Grace & Co's mailing address is 7500 GRACE DRIVE, COLUMBIA MD, 21044. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 410-531-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE GRA)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  342 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  255 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  597
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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