W. R. Grace & Co Company Profile (NYSE:GRA)

About W. R. Grace & Co

W. R. Grace & Co logoW.R. Grace & Co. (Grace) is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials. The Company operates in three segments: Grace Catalysts Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies and Grace Construction Products. Its Grace Catalysts Technologies segment produces and sells catalysts and related products and technologies used in refining, petrochemical and other chemical manufacturing applications, including Fluid catalytic cracking catalysts, Hydroprocessing catalysts, and Polyolefin catalysts and catalyst supports. Its Grace Materials Technologies segment produces and sells specialty materials, coatings and sealants and related products used in coatings, consumer, industrial, pharmaceutical, and packaging applications, including engineered materials and packaging products. Its Grace Construction Products segment produces and sells construction chemicals and building materials, such as Specialty construction chemicals and Specialty building materials.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GRA
  • CUSIP: 38388F10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $71.76
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $70.34
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $70.89
  • 52-Week Range: $63.37 - $80.56
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 56.68
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.56
  • P/E Growth: -2.31
  • Market Cap: $4.91B
  • Outstanding Shares: 68,309,000
  • Beta: 1.15
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.40%
  • Return on Equity: 37.23%
  • Return on Assets: 5.78%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.06%
  • Current Ratio: 1.58%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.08%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.89)
Consensus Price Target: $81.22 (13.11% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/8/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$82.00View Rating Details
2/7/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$76.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
1/5/2017AegisInitiated CoverageBuy$79.00View Rating Details
12/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details
11/30/2016Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeBuy -> Hold$80.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
11/1/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$79.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$85.00View Rating Details
4/28/2016Monness Crespi & HardtBoost Price TargetBuy$80.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
3/7/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$97.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$90.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$118.00 -> $102.00View Rating Details
12/9/2015BB&T CorporationInitiated CoverageMarket Perform -> HoldView Rating Details
7/31/2015Tigress FinancialDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017        
2/8/2017Q416$0.94$0.95$437.05 million$440.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.76$0.80$414.13 million$404.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$0.68$0.74$407.36 million$390.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.54$0.57$396.00 million$362.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$1.32$1.40$794.21 million$758.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$1.20$1.37$802.74 million$790.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$1.17$1.19$815.50 million$782.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.79$0.82$732.02 million$720.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$1.25$1.37$835.91 million$804.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.99$1.07$836.70 million$856.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$1.16$1.22$863.79 million$838.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.74$0.77$739.13 million$745.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2014Q413$1.08$1.09$800.00 million$776.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$1.02$1.07$780.20 million$771.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$1.08$1.07$820.35 million$802.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.55$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$0.61$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.87 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$0.48$1.05$0.74
Q2 20163$0.66$0.75$0.69
Q3 20164$0.74$0.85$0.80
Q4 20164$0.93$0.95$0.94
Q1 20173$0.62$0.63$0.63
Q2 20173$0.78$0.85$0.81
Q3 20173$0.87$0.90$0.89
Q4 20173$1.02$1.10$1.06
Q1 20181$0.81$0.81$0.81
Q2 20181$0.92$0.92$0.92
Q3 20181$0.99$0.99$0.99
Q4 20181$1.20$1.20$1.20
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
Annual Dividend:$0.68
Dividend Yield:0.95%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:55.28% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.83% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
17.57% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/8/2017quarterly$0.211.17%2/27/20173/1/20173/23/2017
10/26/2016Quarterly$0.1711/15/201611/17/201612/8/2016
8/1/2016Quarterly$0.178/19/20168/23/20169/14/2016
4/27/2016Quarterly$0.175/17/20165/19/20166/9/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.59%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/21/2017Alfred E FestaChairmanSell80,560$71.49$5,759,234.40View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016Alfred E FestaChairmanSell80,561$68.27$5,499,899.47View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Diane H GulyasDirectorBuy1,000$78.33$78,330.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Mark A ShelnitzVPSell34,810$76.67$2,668,882.70View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Force Andrew Hudson La IIICFOSell17,000$103.54$1,760,180.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Force Andrew Hudson La IIICFOSell40,000$97.09$3,883,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Mark A ShelnitzVPSell42,000$97.04$4,075,680.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Diane H GulyasDirectorBuy2,000$98.28$196,560.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015William C DockmanVPSell10,000$100.00$1,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Robert F Cummings JrDirectorBuy7,000$98.53$689,710.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Mark E TomkinsDirectorSell2,574$98.39$253,255.86View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Diane H GulyasDirectorBuy1,000$100.22$100,220.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Alfred E FestaCEOSell200,000$100.63$20,126,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Ronald C CambreDirectorSell2,574$95.97$247,026.78View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Force Andrew Hudson La IIICFOSell14,250$92.59$1,319,407.50View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014William C DockmanVPSell4,150$91.32$378,978.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014Alfred E FestaCEOSell62,500$89.69$5,605,625.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Pamela K WagonerVPSell30,000$99.03$2,970,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Pamela K WagonerVPSell35,000$91.85$3,214,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Alfred FestaCEOSell108,236$102.51$11,095,272.36View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Force Andrew Hudson La IIICFOSell9,924$99.49$987,338.76View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014William DockmanVPSell4,100$99.85$409,385.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Mark ShelnitzVPSell40,590$98.62$4,002,985.80View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Force Andrew Hudson La IIICFOSell24,820$98.24$2,438,316.80View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Mark TomkinsDirectorSell1,305$97.11$126,728.55View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Force Andrew Hudson La IIICFOSell15,996$92.02$1,471,951.92View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Alfred FestaCEOSell108,237$80.05$8,664,371.85View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Gregory E PolingCOOSell35,515$75.89$2,695,233.35View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013John F AkersDirectorSell18,500$83.03$1,536,055.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Force Andrew Hudson La IIICFOSell20,190$79.34$1,601,874.60View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013William C DockmanVPSell7,210$79.09$570,238.90View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
DateHeadline
News IconAndrew Schneider: “I rarely ignore whistle blowers, no matter how crazy they sound.” (NYSE:GRA)
scienceblogs.com - February 23 at 4:05 AM
marketrealist.com logoW.R. Grace Signs Contract with Dongguan Grand Resource (NYSE:GRA)
marketrealist.com - February 22 at 1:02 PM
News IconIs The Sell-Side Predicting That WR Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) Will Move Higher? - Winfield Review (NYSE:GRA)
winfieldreview.com - February 16 at 5:27 PM
4-traders.com logoW R Grace : Grace to License UNIPOL PP Process Technology to Dongguan Grand Resources, China (NYSE:GRA)
www.4-traders.com - February 14 at 6:44 PM
News IconStock Analyst Price Target Update on WR Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) - Rockville Register (NYSE:GRA)
rockvilleregister.com - February 13 at 11:27 PM
News IconGrace to license process technology to Dongguan Grand Resources, China (NYSE:GRA)
www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com - February 13 at 6:26 PM
capitalcube.com logoW.R. Grace & Co. :GRA-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 13, 2017 (NYSE:GRA)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 6:26 PM
globenewswire.com logoGrace to License UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Dongguan Grand Resources, China - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NYSE:GRA)
globenewswire.com - February 13 at 11:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGrace to License UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Dongguan Grand Resources, China (NYSE:GRA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 11:40 AM
marketrealist.com logoW.R. Grace Declares a $250 Million Share Repurchase Program (NYSE:GRA)
marketrealist.com - February 13 at 11:40 AM
capitalcube.com logoW.R. Grace & Co. :GRA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 (NYSE:GRA)
www.capitalcube.com - February 10 at 6:11 PM
News IconWR Grace upgraded at Baird, which likes free cash flow, balance sheet (NYSE:GRA)
mlbinjurynews.com - February 9 at 6:21 PM
News IconBaird Gives WR Grace & Co Price Target With Potential 19.72% Upside (NYSE:GRA)
prensariotiretail.com - February 9 at 6:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of GRA earnings conference call or presentation 8-Feb-17 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:GRA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 11:11 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Grace Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.95 (NYSE:GRA)
www.reuters.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
News IconGLOBALES: BRIEF-Grace Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.95 (NYSE:GRA)
www.entornointeligente.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
seekingalpha.com logoW.R. Grace & Co. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:GRA)
seekingalpha.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoGrace Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results (NYSE:GRA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoGrace to Increase Dividend 24 Percent Effective in the First Quarter 2017 (NYSE:GRA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoGrace Announces $250 Million Share Repurchase Program (NYSE:GRA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:06 am W.R. Grace beats by $0.01, reports revs in-line; guides FY17 EPS, revs in-line; increases dividend, announces new repurchase program (NYSE:GRA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoW R GRACE & CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:GRA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoW.R. Grace beats 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:GRA)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 W. R. Grace & Co Earnings Release - 06:00 am ET (NYSE:GRA)
biz.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoW. R. Grace & Co Earnings Call scheduled for 9:00 am ET today (NYSE:GRA)
biz.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
bizjournals.com logoW.R. Grace fourth-quarter earnings beat estimates (NYSE:GRA)
www.bizjournals.com - February 8 at 6:09 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoW. R. Grace & Co Earnings Call (Q4 2016) (NYSE:GRA)
biz.yahoo.com - February 7 at 11:49 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoW.R. Grace upgraded by Robert W. Baird (NYSE:GRA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 6:48 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 6:13 PM
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www.bizjournals.com - January 30 at 6:13 PM
News IconMontana Settles with Asbestos Victims for $25M - Insurance Journal - Insurance Journal (NYSE:GRA)
www.insurancejournal.com - January 27 at 7:26 PM
realistinvestor.com logoAnalysts Rating Of WR Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) At 1.67 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:GRA)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 27 at 7:26 PM
News IconWhat Are the Numbers Saying About: W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) - The Tribune (NYSE:GRA)
lakecitytribune.com - January 26 at 6:58 PM
News IconSell-side is Weighing in on W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) Earnings & Targets - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:GRA)
aikenadvocate.com - January 26 at 6:58 PM
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business.financialpost.com - January 25 at 6:54 PM
News Icon$25 Million Asbestos Settlement Reached Between Libby Residents and Montana State (NYSE:GRA)
www.mesothelioma.com - January 25 at 6:54 PM
realistinvestor.com logoWR Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) Deferred Tax Assets At $239.6 Millions - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:GRA)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 25 at 4:19 AM
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wsbeacon.com - January 25 at 4:19 AM
fortune.com logoNortel Cleared to End Bankruptcy (NYSE:GRA)
fortune.com - January 24 at 11:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNortel cleared to end bankruptcy, distribute $7 bln to creditors (NYSE:GRA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 6:16 PM
reuters.com logoNortel cleared to end bankruptcy, distribute $7 billion to creditors (NYSE:GRA)
in.reuters.com - January 24 at 6:16 PM
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seekingalpha.com - January 23 at 5:55 PM
News IconMontana Will Pay $25M to Settle Asbestos Claims (NYSE:GRA)
www.claimsjournal.com - January 23 at 5:55 PM
News IconMontana to Pay $25M to Asbestos Victims Under Settlements (NYSE:GRA)
www.insurancejournal.com - January 23 at 10:58 AM
News IconMontana asbestos victims to share $25 million from state (NYSE:GRA)
lmtribune.com - January 22 at 3:28 AM
News IconState agrees to pay asbestos victims $24M (NYSE:GRA)
www.dailyinterlake.com - January 20 at 11:53 PM

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, March 23rd. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 27th. This is a positive change from W. R. Grace & Co's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.

Where is W. R. Grace & Co's stock going? Where will W. R. Grace & Co's stock price be in 2017?

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for W. R. Grace & Co's shares. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect W. R. Grace & Co's stock price to reach $81.22 in the next year.

When will W. R. Grace & Co announce their earnings?

W. R. Grace & Co is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns W. R. Grace & Co stock?

W. R. Grace & Co's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (7.66%), Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (5.84%), State Street Corp (1.81%), Fred Alger Management Inc. (1.61%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.75%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.51%). Company insiders that own W. R. Grace & Co stock include Alfred E Festa, Diane H Gulyas, Force Andrew Hudson La III, Mark A Shelnitz and William C Dockman.

Who sold W. R. Grace & Co stock? Who is selling W. R. Grace & Co stock?

W. R. Grace & Co's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, State Street Corp, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Credit Agricole S A and Oxford Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold W. R. Grace & Co stock in the last year include Alfred E Festa and Mark A Shelnitz.

Who bought W. R. Grace & Co stock? Who is buying W. R. Grace & Co stock?

W. R. Grace & Co's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fred Alger Management Inc., FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Glassman Wealth Services, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Seven Eight Capital LP and Two Sigma Investments LP.

How do I buy W. R. Grace & Co stock?

Shares of W. R. Grace & Co can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of W. R. Grace & Co stock cost?

One share of W. R. Grace & Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.81.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff