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: $73.04
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $75.90
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $75.39
  • 52-Week Range: $63.84 - $101.99
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 71.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.81
  • P/E Growth: -3.08
  • Market Cap: $5.14B
  • Outstanding Shares: 70,334,000
  • Beta: 1.46
  • Net Margins: 3.05%
  • Return on Equity: 86.16%
  • Return on Assets: 8.80%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.09%
  • Current Ratio: 1.56%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.05%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.55)
Consensus Price Target: $87.90 (20.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$81.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$76.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$85.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2016Monness Crespi & HardtBoost Price TargetBuy$80.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price Target$77.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details
3/24/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageOutperform$75.00 -> $79.00View 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 Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$118.00 -> $102.00View Rating Details
12/9/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageMarket Perform -> HoldView Rating Details
7/31/2015Tigress FinancialDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/9/2015CL KingDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/9/2015Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$99.00 -> $103.00View Rating Details
2/2/2015Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperform$107.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.51 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$0.75$0.85$0.81
Q4 20164$0.93$0.99$0.96
Q1 20172$0.74$0.80$0.77
Q2 20172$0.84$0.89$0.87
Q3 20172$0.88$0.91$0.90
Q4 20172$0.97$1.04$1.01
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA)
Annual Dividend:$0.68
Dividend Yield:0.93%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:68.69% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.15% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
19.37% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(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: 83.79%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) Chart for Monday, September, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff