NYSE:KMG - KMG Chemicals Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$76.14 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$76.14
Today's Range$76.14 - $76.14
52-Week Range$50.67 - $79.35
Average Volume213,344 shs
Market Capitalization$1.18 billion
P/E Ratio17.58
Dividend Yield0.16%
KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, formulates, and distributes specialty chemicals and performance materials worldwide. The company's Electronic Chemicals segment is involved in the sale of high purity process chemicals primarily to etch and clean silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors, photovoltaics, and flat panel displays. This segment's products include sulfuric, phosphoric, and nitric and hydrofluoric acids; ammonium hydroxide; hydrogen peroxide; isopropyl alcohol; other specialty organic solvents; and various blends of chemicals. Its Performance Materials segment supplies drag-reducing agents, industrial valve lubricants, and cleaners and sealants, as well as related services and equipment, including routine and emergency valve maintenance services and training, to the pipeline and energy services markets. This segment also supplies penta products consisting of solid blocks and concentrated solutions to industrial customers who use these preservatives to pressure treat wood products, as well as sells hydrochloric acid, which is a byproduct of penta production for use in the steel and oil well service industries. KMG Chemicals, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:KMG
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.74
Current Ratio2.62
Quick Ratio1.71


Trailing P/E Ratio17.58
Forward P/E Ratio16.41
P/E Growth0.58

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$465.56 million
Price / Sales2.54
Cash Flow$6.2461 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.19
Book Value$26.83 per share
Price / Book2.84


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.33
Net Income$64.84 million
Net Margins13.93%
Return on Equity16.69%
Return on Assets8.07%


Outstanding Shares15,550,000
Market Cap$1.18 billion

KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KMG Chemicals' stock symbol?

KMG Chemicals trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KMG."

How often does KMG Chemicals pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KMG Chemicals?

KMG Chemicals announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 1st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, October 9th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.16%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 28th. View KMG Chemicals' Dividend History.

How were KMG Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 18th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.28. KMG Chemicals had a return on equity of 16.69% and a net margin of 13.93%. View KMG Chemicals' Earnings History.

When is KMG Chemicals' next earnings date?

KMG Chemicals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, December 10th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KMG Chemicals.

What price target have analysts set for KMG?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for KMG Chemicals' stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate KMG Chemicals' share price to reach $71.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for KMG Chemicals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KMG Chemicals?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KMG Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for KMG Chemicals.

Has KMG Chemicals been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KMG stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KMG Chemicals earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting KMG Chemicals?

KMG Chemicals saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 60,448 shares, a decline of 88.6% from the October 31st total of 532,429 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 235,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.3 days. Approximately 0.4% of the company's stock are short sold. View KMG Chemicals' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KMG Chemicals' key competitors?

Who are KMG Chemicals' key executives?

KMG Chemicals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher T. Fraser, CEO & Pres (Age 60)
  • Mr. Roger C. Jackson, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Ernest C. Kremling II, Sr. VP of Industrial Lubricants, Wood Treating Chemicals & Manufacturing Services (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Handelman, Sr. VP of Electronic Chemicals (Age 57)
  • Marvin Green III, Interim CFO & Director of Corp. Devel. (Age 43)

Who are KMG Chemicals' major shareholders?

KMG Chemicals' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (6.23%), BlackRock Inc. (6.17%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.37%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.29%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.92%) and Glazer Capital LLC (2.22%). Company insiders that own KMG Chemicals stock include Andrew C Lau, Christopher T Fraser, Christopher W Gonser, David L Hatcher, Ernest C Kremling II, Jeffrey S Handelman and Karen A Twitchell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for KMG Chemicals.

Which major investors are selling KMG Chemicals stock?

KMG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Trigran Investments Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold KMG Chemicals company stock in the last year include Christopher W Gonser and David L Hatcher. View Insider Buying and Selling for KMG Chemicals.

Which major investors are buying KMG Chemicals stock?

KMG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glazer Capital LLC, Water Island Capital LLC, Morgan Stanley, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Marshall Wace LLP, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P. and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have bought KMG Chemicals stock in the last two years include Christopher T Fraser and Jeffrey S Handelman. View Insider Buying and Selling for KMG Chemicals.

How do I buy shares of KMG Chemicals?

Shares of KMG 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 KMG Chemicals' stock price today?

One share of KMG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $76.14.

How big of a company is KMG Chemicals?

KMG Chemicals has a market capitalization of $1.18 billion and generates $465.56 million in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $64.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.33 on an earnings per share basis. KMG Chemicals employs 750 workers across the globe.

What is KMG Chemicals' official website?

The official website for KMG Chemicals is http://www.kmgchemicals.com.

How can I contact KMG Chemicals?

KMG Chemicals' mailing address is 300 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth TX, 76102. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 817-761-6100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for KMG Chemicals (NYSE KMG)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  166 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  200 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  366
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KMG Chemicals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KMG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KMG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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