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

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$75.94 -0.18 (-0.24 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 02:32 PM ET)
Previous Close$76.13
Today's Range$75.89 - $76.15
52-Week Range$49.28 - $79.35
Volume1,702 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$3.8008 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 20th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 28th. View KMG Chemicals' Dividend History.

How were KMG Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) released its earnings results on Monday, June, 11th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.26. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $118.60 million for 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 company's quarterly revenue was up 45.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm 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 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for KMG Chemicals' stock. Their predictions 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 5.9%. 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?

News headlines about KMG stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KMG Chemicals earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for KMG Chemicals.

Who are KMG Chemicals' major shareholders?

KMG Chemicals' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 purchased 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 $75.95.

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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