NYSE:GRA - W. R. Grace & Co Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $73.17 -2.09 (-2.78 %) (As of 04/26/2019 04:17 AM ET)Previous Close$75.26Today's Range$72.98 - $76.0552-Week Range$59.22 - $78.93Volume888,843 shsAverage Volume524,056 shsMarket Capitalization$4.89 billionP/E Ratio17.67Dividend Yield1.44%Beta1.06 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive GRA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GRA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Chemicals & allied products Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:GRA Previous Symbol CUSIP38388F10 CIK1045309 Webwww.grace.com Phone410-531-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio5.82 Current Ratio1.67 Quick Ratio1.12Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.67 Forward P/E Ratio16.01 P/E Growth1.4 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.93 billion Price / Sales2.53 Cash Flow$5.4240 per share Price / Cash Flow13.49 Book Value$5.03 per share Price / Book14.55Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.14 Net Income$167.60 million Net Margins8.67% Return on Equity95.91% Return on Assets8.27%Miscellaneous Employees3,900 Outstanding Shares66,858,000Market Cap$4.89 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 27th. This is an increase 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.04. The specialty chemicals company earned $469.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $464.99 million. W. R. Grace & Co had a net margin of 8.67% and a return on equity of 95.91%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.82 EPS. View W. R. Grace & Co's Earnings History. 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, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.53-4.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.58. The company issued revenue guidance of +6-7% to $2.048-2.067.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.04 billion.W. R. Grace & Co also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.53-4.62 EPS. What price target have analysts set for GRA? 10 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for W. R. Grace & Co's stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate W. R. Grace & Co's stock price to reach $84.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.7% 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? News coverage about GRA stock has been trending somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. W. R. Grace & Co earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of W. R. Grace & Co's key competitors? Some companies that are related to W. R. Grace & Co include ASAHI KASEI COR/ADR (AHKSY), FMC (FMC), Johnson Matthey (JMPLY), Chemours (CC), Huntsman (HUN), Ashland Global (ASH), KURARAY CO LTD/ADR (KURRY), Ingevity (NGVT), Olin (OLN), Univar (UNVR), Balchem (BCPC), PQ Group (PQG), Innospec (IOSP), GCP Applied Technologies (GCP) and KMG Chemicals (KMG). 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), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Celgene (CELG), Incyte (INCY), Seagate Technology (STX) and Caterpillar (CAT). 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.17%), Strs Ohio (0.10%), 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 BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Strs Ohio and 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 $73.17. How big of a company is W. R. Grace & Co? W. R. Grace & Co has a market capitalization of $4.89 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 397 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 282 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 679MarketBeat'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 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Bid-Ask Spread?