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

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$75.95 -0.17 (-0.22 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 11:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$76.13
Today's Range$75.89 - $76.15
52-Week Range$49.28 - $79.35
Volume530 shs
Average Volume278,856 shs
Market Capitalization$1.18 billion
P/E Ratio33.56
Dividend Yield0.16%
KMG Chemicals logoKMG 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.81
Current Ratio2.70
Quick Ratio1.71


Trailing P/E Ratio33.56
Forward P/E Ratio18.66
P/E Growth0.58

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$333.44 million
Price / Sales3.53
Cash Flow$3.8013 per share
Price / Cash19.98
Book Value$14.61 per share
Price / Book5.20


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.27
Net Income$23.63 million
Net Margins11.87%
Return on Equity16.21%
Return on Assets6.67%


Outstanding Shares15,510,000
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, October 9th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis 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 results on Monday, June, 11th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.26. The specialty chemicals company earned $118.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $112.87 million. KMG Chemicals had a net margin of 11.87% and a return on equity of 16.21%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 45.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.53 earnings per share. 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, October, 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KMG Chemicals.

What price target have analysts set for KMG?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for KMG Chemicals' stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate KMG Chemicals' stock price to reach $71.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for KMG Chemicals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KMG Chemicals?

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

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)

Has KMG Chemicals been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KMG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KMG Chemicals earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for KMG Chemicals.

Who are KMG Chemicals' major shareholders?

KMG Chemicals' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.31%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.25%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.76%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.56%) and FMR LLC (2.21%). 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 institutional investors are selling KMG Chemicals stock?

KMG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Trigran Investments Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, EAM Investors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and WINTON GROUP Ltd. 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 institutional investors are buying KMG Chemicals stock?

KMG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Cortina Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Brown Advisory Inc. and Peregrine Capital Management 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 $75.89.

How big of a company is KMG Chemicals?

KMG Chemicals has a market capitalization of $1.18 billion and generates $333.44 million in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $23.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.27 on an earnings per share basis. KMG Chemicals employs 751 workers across the globe.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  150 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  339
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This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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