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

-0.77 (-1.97 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 05:50 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $38.23
50-Day Range
MA: $51.66
52-Week Range
Now: $38.23
Volume687,338 shs
Average Volume956,725 shs
Market Capitalization$2.55 billion
P/E Ratio20.23
Dividend Yield3.08%
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$1.96 billion
Cash Flow$5.77 per share
Book Value$6.03 per share


Net Income$126.30 million


Market Cap$2.55 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GRA shares have decreased by 18.1% and is now trading at $38.23. View which stocks have been mosted 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 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for W. R. Grace & Co.

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 the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.04. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $504.50 million for 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 revenue for the quarter was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $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 announced 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 3.14%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 24th. This is an increase 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 updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.73-4.91 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for W. R. Grace & Co's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $83.00. On average, they expect W. R. Grace & Co's stock price to reach $74.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 95.5% 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?

Headlines about GRA stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. W. R. Grace & Co earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines 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 impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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 short-interest ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), General Electric (GE), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), First Solar (FSLR) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX).

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."

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

W. R. Grace & Co's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.30%), 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%) and Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (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 major 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 activity 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 Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Geode Capital Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, California Public Employees Retirement System, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., and Highstreet Asset Management 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 activity 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 $38.23.

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

W. R. Grace & Co has a market capitalization of $2.55 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]

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

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  428 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  329 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  757
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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