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

+2.60 (+4.81 %)
(As of 06/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $56.68
50-Day Range
MA: $46.90
52-Week Range
Now: $56.68
Volume430,728 shs
Average Volume633,858 shs
Market Capitalization$3.75 billion
P/E Ratio26.36
Dividend Yield2.22%
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: 3.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.07 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.96 billion
Cash Flow$6.30 per share
Book Value$6.03 per share


Net Income$126.30 million


Market Cap$3.75 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (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 stock has increased by 21.5% and is now trading at $56.68. 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, July 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 30th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.03. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $421.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $424.77 million. W. R. Grace & Co had a return on equity of 68.38% and a net margin of 7.52%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.93 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 Thursday, April 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Thursday, June 11th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 20th. 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 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 estimate of $0.67.

What price target have analysts set for GRA?

9 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for W. R. Grace & Co's stock. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $83.00. On average, they expect W. R. Grace & Co's share price to reach $64.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% 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?

News articles about GRA stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media 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 closest to five being the most favorable. W. R. Grace & Co earned a coverage optimism score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media 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.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Pfizer (PFE), Southern (SO) and AT&T (T).

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 Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (3.60%), Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (1.99%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.91%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.61%), Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC (0.57%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.41%). Company insiders that own W. R. Grace & Co stock include Elizabeth C Brown, 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Swift Run Capital Management LLC, and Iridian Asset Management LLC CT. 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., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Geode Capital Management LLC, Arizona State Retirement System, SG Americas Securities LLC, AGF Investments Inc., and Value Holdings Management CO. LLC. Company insiders that have bought W. R. Grace & Co stock in the last two years include Elizabeth C Brown, 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 $56.68.

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

W. R. Grace & Co has a market capitalization of $3.75 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.

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

The official website for W. R. Grace & Co is 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 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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