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NYSE:GRAW. R. Grace & Co Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.86 (+2.20 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 09:18 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $39.98
50-Day Range
MA: $45.85
52-Week Range
Now: $39.98
Volume721,597 shs
Average Volume916,846 shs
Market Capitalization$2.65 billion
P/E Ratio21.15
Dividend Yield3.07%
W. 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 petrochemicals; 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 chemical catalyst supports for the production of polypropylene and polyethylene thermoplastic resins; and chemical catalysts, 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, pharmaceutical, and chemical process. W. R. Grace & Co. was founded in 1854 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.42 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.96 billion
Cash Flow$6.01 per share
Book Value$6.03 per share


Net Income$126.30 million


Market Cap$2.65 billion
Next Earnings Date4/30/2020 (Confirmed)

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

How has W. R. Grace & Co's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

W. R. Grace & Co's stock was trading at $46.66 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GRA stock has decreased by 14.3% and is now trading at $39.98. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for W. R. Grace & Co.

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

W. R. Grace & Co is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 30th 2020. View our earnings forecast for W. R. Grace & Co.

How can I listen to W. R. Grace & Co's earnings call?

W. R. Grace & Co will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.27 by $0.04. The specialty chemicals company earned $504.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $503.74 million. W. R. Grace & Co had a return on equity of 73.25% and a net margin of 6.45%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.14 EPS. View W. R. Grace & Co's earnings history.

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 Tuesday, February 4th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 25th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, March 17th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 24th. This is a positive change from W. R. Grace & Co's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. View W. R. Grace & Co's dividend history.

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

W. R. Grace & Co issued an update on its first quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Friday, April, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.72-0.72 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.67.

What price target have analysts set for GRA?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for W. R. Grace & Co's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $83.00. On average, they anticipate W. R. Grace & Co's share price to reach $65.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 63.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for W. R. Grace & Co.

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

Media coverage about GRA stock has trended very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. W. R. Grace & Co earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutW. R. Grace & Co.

Are investors shorting W. R. Grace & Co?

W. R. Grace & Co saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 932,600 shares, an increase of 9.2% from the February 27th total of 853,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 496,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock are short sold. View W. R. Grace & Co's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of W. R. Grace & Co own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other W. R. Grace & Co investors own include Under Armour (UAA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Las Vegas Sands (LVS) and Pfizer (PFE).

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

W. R. Grace & Co's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Hudson La Force III, CEO, Pres, COO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Mark A. Shelnitz, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Ms. Elizabeth C. Brown, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Keith N. Cole, Sr. VP of Gov. Relations, Environment, Health & Safety (Age 60)
  • Mr. William C. Dockman, Interim CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 59)

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 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, Robinhood, 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 $39.98.

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

W. R. Grace & Co has a market capitalization of $2.65 billion and generates $1.96 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $126.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.38 on an earnings per share basis. W. R. Grace & Co employs 4,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about W. R. Grace & Co.

What is W. R. Grace & Co's official website?

The official website for W. R. Grace & Co is http://www.grace.com/.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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