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NYSE:GRA - W. R. Grace & Co Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.66 (-1.03 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.13
50-Day Range
MA: $66.95
52-Week Range
Now: $63.13
Volume284,400 shs
Average Volume486,906 shs
Market Capitalization$4.21 billion
P/E Ratio33.40
Dividend Yield1.69%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.96 billion
Cash Flow$5.64 per share
Book Value$5.03 per share


Net Income$126.30 million


Market Cap$4.21 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 4th. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 24th. This is a boost from W. R. Grace & Co's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. View W. R. Grace & Co's Dividend History.

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

W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.04. The specialty chemicals company earned $504.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $503.74 million. W. R. Grace & Co had a net margin of 6.45% and a return on equity of 73.47%. The business's revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.14 EPS. 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, April 23rd 2020. 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 updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.73-4.91 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.83. The company issued revenue guidance of 0-3% (implying $1958.1-2.017 billion), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.03 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GRA?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for W. R. Grace & Co's shares. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate W. R. Grace & Co's share price to reach $81.11 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for W. R. Grace & Co.

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

Media stories about GRA stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. W. R. Grace & Co earned a coverage optimism score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for W. R. Grace & Co.

Are investors shorting W. R. Grace & Co?

W. R. Grace & Co saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 926,100 shares, an increase of 15.2% from the January 15th total of 803,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 356,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares 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), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Intel (INTC), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), General Electric (GE), Pfizer (PFE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and First Solar (FSLR).

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

W. R. Grace & Co's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are W. R. Grace & Co's major shareholders?

W. R. Grace & Co's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.01%), Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (1.99%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.88%), Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC (0.77%), Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (0.53%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.53%). Company insiders that own W. R. Grace & Co stock include Force Andrew Hudson La III, Mark A Shelnitz, North Latitude Fund Lp 40, North Latitude Master Fund 40 and William C Dockman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for W. R. Grace & Co.

Which institutional investors are selling W. R. Grace & Co stock?

GRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Marshall Wace LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Private Trust Co. NA and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have sold W. R. Grace & Co company stock in the last year include Mark A Shelnitz and William C Dockman. View Insider Buying and Selling for W. R. Grace & Co.

Which institutional investors are buying W. R. Grace & Co stock?

GRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Geode Capital Management LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, California Public Employees Retirement System, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Highstreet Asset Management Inc. and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.. Company insiders that have bought W. R. Grace & Co stock in the last two years include Force Andrew Hudson La III, North Latitude Fund Lp 40, North Latitude Master Fund 40 and William C Dockman. View Insider Buying and Selling for W. R. Grace & Co.

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 $63.13.

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

W. R. Grace & Co has a market capitalization of $4.21 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 3,900 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]

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

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  424 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  325 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  749
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about W. R. Grace & Co and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GRA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GRA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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