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

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$64.53 -0.19 (-0.29 %)
(As of 10/23/2018 04:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$64.72
Today's Range$63.76 - $65.04
52-Week Range$58.48 - $77.37
Volume838,900 shs
Average Volume758,526 shs
Market Capitalization$4.35 billion
P/E Ratio18.98
Dividend Yield1.47%
Beta1.31
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 other petroleum-based products; 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 catalyst supports for the production of polypropylene and polyethylene thermoplastic resins; and chemical catalysts used in various industrial, environmental, and consumer applications, 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, industrial, and pharmaceutical applications. W. R. Grace & Co. was founded in 1854 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:GRA
CUSIP38388F10
Phone410-531-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio6.66
Current Ratio1.57
Quick Ratio0.96

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.98
Forward P/E Ratio16.34
P/E Growth1.36

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.72 billion
Price / Sales2.53
Cash Flow$5.0532 per share
Price / Cash12.77
Book Value$3.89 per share
Price / Book16.59

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.40
Net Income$11.20 million
Net Margins0.38%
Return on Equity84.83%
Return on Assets8.32%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,700
Outstanding Shares67,240,000
Market Cap$4.35 billion

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 Thursday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, September 6th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 15th. View W. R. Grace & Co's Dividend History.

How will W. R. Grace & Co's stock buyback program work?

W. R. Grace & Co announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Saturday, April 8th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.12. The specialty chemicals company earned $485.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $472.76 million. W. R. Grace & Co had a net margin of 0.38% and a return on equity of 84.83%. The company's revenue was up 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.84 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 Wednesday, October 24th 2018. 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 Wednesday, October 24th 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.90-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.90. The company issued revenue guidance of +9-11% to ~$1.87-$1.905 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.89 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GRA?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for W. R. Grace & Co's stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate W. R. Grace & Co's share price to reach $84.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.3% 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?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W. R. Grace & Co in the last year. There are currently 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for W. R. Grace & Co.

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

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

W. R. Grace & Co's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alfred E. Festa, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Hudson La Force III, Pres, COO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark A. Shelnitz, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Ms. Elizabeth C. Brown, VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. William C. Dockman, Interim CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 58)

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 shareholders include Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.01%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.01%) and Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own W. R. Grace & Co stock include Alfred E Festa, Elizabeth C Brown, Mark A Shelnitz, 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 Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Cullinan Associates Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for W. R. Grace & Co.

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

GRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought W. R. Grace & Co stock in the last two years include Alfred E Festa, Elizabeth C Brown 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 $64.53.

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

W. R. Grace & Co has a market capitalization of $4.35 billion and generates $1.72 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $11.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.40 on an earnings per share basis. W. R. Grace & Co employs 3,700 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:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  632
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This page was last updated on 10/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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