NYSE:KMG - KMG Chemicals Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$77.10 -1.07 (-1.37 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 01:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$78.17
Today's Range$76.19 - $78.59
52-Week Range$45.65 - $79.35
Volume190,100 shs
Average Volume134,373 shs
Market Capitalization$1.21 billion
P/E Ratio33.96
Dividend Yield0.15%
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

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials


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


Trailing P/E Ratio33.96
Forward P/E Ratio19.28
P/E Growth0.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$333.44 million
Price / Sales3.59
Cash Flow$3.7518 per share
Price / Cash20.55
Book Value$14.61 per share
Price / Book5.28


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

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 Wednesday, June 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, June 22nd. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. View KMG Chemicals' Dividend History.

How were KMG Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, June, 11th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.10 earnings per share 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 analysts' expectations of $112.87 million. KMG Chemicals had a net margin of 11.87% and a return on equity of 16.21%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 45.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.53 EPS. View KMG Chemicals' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for KMG?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for KMG Chemicals' stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $73.00. On average, they expect KMG Chemicals' stock price to reach $71.50 in the next twelve months. 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, Chairman, 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 stories about KMG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KMG Chemicals earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.10 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are KMG Chemicals' major shareholders?

KMG Chemicals' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.54%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.07%), Trigran Investments Inc. (3.11%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.60%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.03%). 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 Redwood Investments LLC, Trigran Investments Inc., Hodges Capital Management Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC, WCM Investment Management CA, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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 Hood River Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Millennium Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., American Century Companies Inc., A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and WINTON GROUP Ltd. 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 $77.10.

How big of a company is KMG Chemicals?

KMG Chemicals has a market capitalization of $1.21 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 (KMG)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  118 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  153 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  271
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This page was last updated on 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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