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

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$76.89 -0.08 (-0.10 %)
(As of 04/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$76.97
Today's Range$76.22 - $77.13
52-Week Range$59.22 - $78.93
Volume215,600 shs
Average Volume526,591 shs
Market Capitalization$5.14 billion
P/E Ratio18.57
Dividend Yield1.40%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.93 billion
Cash Flow$5.6412 per share
Book Value$5.03 per share


Net Income$167.60 million


Market Cap$5.14 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Confirmed)

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 Thursday, February 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Thursday, March 21st. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 27th. This is a positive change from W. R. Grace & Co's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. View W. R. Grace & Co's Dividend History.

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

W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.03 by $0.11. The specialty chemicals company earned $520 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $498.24 million. W. R. Grace & Co had a net margin of 8.67% and a return on equity of 95.91%. The firm's revenue was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.98 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 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates 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 25th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8445159173.

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

W. R. Grace & Co issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.53-4.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.49. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.048-2067.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.02 billion.W. R. Grace & Co also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.53-4.63 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for GRA?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for W. R. Grace & Co's shares. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate W. R. Grace & Co's share price to reach $84.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% 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?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W. R. Grace & Co in the last year. There are currently 10 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?

Headlines about GRA stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. 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 news impact score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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), Micron Technology (MU), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Celgene (CELG), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), First Solar (FSLR), Incyte (INCY) and Seagate Technology (STX).

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. William C. Dockman, Interim CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jeremy F. Rohen, VP, Corp. Devel. & Investor Relations

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

W. R. Grace & Co's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Highland Capital Management LLC (0.02%), Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC (0.01%) and Huntington National Bank (0.00%). Company insiders that own W. R. Grace & Co stock include Alfred E Festa, Elizabeth C Brown, Mark A Shelnitz, North Latitude Fund Lp 40, North Latitude Master Fund 40, Thomas E Blaser and William C Dockman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for W. R. Grace & Co.

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

GRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for W. R. Grace & Co.

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

GRA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Highland Capital Management LLC and Huntington National Bank. Company insiders that have bought W. R. Grace & Co stock in the last two years include Alfred E Festa, Elizabeth C Brown, North Latitude Fund Lp 40, North Latitude Master Fund 40 and Thomas E Blaser. 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, 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 $76.89.

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

W. R. Grace & Co has a market capitalization of $5.14 billion and generates $1.93 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $167.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.14 on an earnings per share basis. W. R. Grace & Co employs 3,900 workers across the globe.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  397 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  679
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 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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