Quaker Chemical (KWR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-1.42 (-0.74%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
55,707 shs
Average Volume
80,602 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.42 billion
P/E Ratio
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Price Target

Quaker Chemical MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
24.3% Upside
$236.00 Price Target
Short Interest
7.89% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.51mentions of Quaker Chemical in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.69 to $10.20 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.12 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

36th out of 173 stocks

Miscellaneous Products Of Petroleum & Coal Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

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About Quaker Chemical Stock (NYSE:KWR)

Quaker Chemical Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets various formulated specialty chemical products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers metal removal fluids, cleaning fluids, corrosion inhibitors, metal drawing and forming fluids, die-cast mold releases, heat treatment and quenchants, metal forging fluids, hydraulic fluids, specialty greases, offshore sub-sea energy control fluids, rolling lubricants, rod and wire drawing fluids, and surface treatment chemicals. The company also provides chemical management services. It serves steel, aluminum, automotive, aerospace, offshore, container, mining, and metalworking companies. The company was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Miscellaneous products of petroleum & coal
Specialty Chemicals
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
2 Analysts


Net Income
$112.75 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.95 billion
Cash Flow
$12.27 per share
Book Value
$77.00 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$3.39 billion

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KWR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Quaker Chemical stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Quaker Chemical in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" KWR shares.
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What is Quaker Chemical's stock price target for 2024?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Quaker Chemical's shares. Their KWR share price targets range from $223.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $236.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have KWR shares performed in 2024?

Quaker Chemical's stock was trading at $213.42 at the beginning of the year. Since then, KWR stock has decreased by 11.0% and is now trading at $189.92.
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Are investors shorting Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,090,000 shares, a decrease of 6.8% from the March 15th total of 1,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 81,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 13.4 days. Approximately 7.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Quaker Chemical's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How can I listen to Quaker Chemical's earnings call?

Quaker Chemical will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, May 3rd at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 201-612-7415 with passcode "13745470".

How were Quaker Chemical's earnings last quarter?

Quaker Chemical Co. (NYSE:KWR) issued its earnings results on Friday, March, 1st. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.11. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $467.11 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $470.55 million. Quaker Chemical had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.22% and a net margin of 5.77%. The business's revenue was down 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.39 earnings per share.

How often does Quaker Chemical pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 16th will be given a dividend of $0.455 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a $1.82 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 15th.
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Is Quaker Chemical a good dividend stock?

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) pays an annual dividend of $1.82 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 16 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 29.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KWR will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.84% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Quaker Chemical's stock buyback program work?

Quaker Chemical declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, February 28th 2024, which authorizes the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 4.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Michael F. Barry's approval rating as Quaker Chemical's CEO?

29 employees have rated Quaker Chemical Chief Executive Officer Michael F. Barry on Glassdoor.com. Michael F. Barry has an approval rating of 84% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Quaker Chemical own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Quaker Chemical investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), InterDigital (IDCC), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), Altria Group (MO), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), STAG Industrial (STAG), HCA Healthcare (HCA), NVIDIA (NVDA) and AT&T (T).

Who are Quaker Chemical's major shareholders?

Quaker Chemical's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.28%), Raymond James & Associates (0.18%), Bridge City Capital LLC (0.08%), Chatham Capital Group Inc. (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%) and Rockwood Wealth Management LLC (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include David Slinkman, David Will, Dieter Laininger, Jeewat Bijlani, Jeffry D Frisby, Joseph A Berquist, L Wilbert Platzer, Melissa Leneis, Michael F Barry, Michael J Shannon and Robert T Traub.
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How do I buy shares of Quaker Chemical?

Shares of KWR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Quaker Chemical have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Quaker Chemical: AC Products Inc., Applied Surface Concepts Holdings Ltd., Baron Acquisition LLC (d/b/a Baron Industries LLC), Baron Industries, Baron of Tennessee LLC, Binol AB, Coral, Coral Chemical Company LLC, DA Stuart India Private Limited, ECLI Products LLC, EFHCO LLC, Engineered Custom Lubricants, Epmar Corporation, G.W. Smith and Sons, GH Holdings Inc, GHG Lubricants Holdings Limited, GHGL London Ltd., GHI Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, Global Houghton Ltd., Grindaix GmbH, Grindaix-GmbH, Houghton (Shanghai) Specialty Industrial Fluids Co. Ltd, Houghton Argentina S.A., Houghton CZ s.r.o, Houghton Canada Inc., Houghton Denmark AS, Houghton Deutschland GmbH, Houghton Europe BV, Houghton Holdings Limited, Houghton Iberica S.A., Houghton International, Houghton Japan Co. Ltd., Houghton Kimya Sanayi AS, Houghton Limited, Houghton Magyarország Kft, Houghton Oil (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd., Houghton Polska Sp. Zo.o, Houghton Romania S.R.L., Houghton Sverige AB, Houghton Taiwan Co. Limited, Houghton Technical Corp., Houghton Ukraine ToV, Internationale Metall Impragnier GmbH, Kelko Quaker Chemical S.A., Korea Houghton Corporation, Lubricor Inc, Lubricor Mexicana S.A. de C.V., MIH Acquisition Company LLC, MX Systems International Ltd, Maldaner GmbH, NP Coil Dexter Industries, Nippon Quaker Chemical Ltd., Norman Hay Engineering Ltd., QH Chemical Limited, QH Europe BV, QH Holdings Limited, QH International Limited, Quaker (Thailand) Ltd., Quaker Australia Holdings Pty. Limited, Quaker Chemical (Australasia) Pty. Limited, Quaker Chemical (China) Co. Ltd, Quaker Chemical Canada Holdings Inc., Quaker Chemical Canada Limited, Quaker Chemical Corporation (DE), Quaker Chemical Corporation (PA), Quaker Chemical Europe B.V., Quaker Chemical Holdings South Africa (Pty) Limited, Quaker Chemical India Private Limited, Quaker Chemical Industria e Comercio Ltda., Quaker Chemical Limited, Quaker Chemical Operacoes Ltda., Quaker Chemical Participacoes Ltda., Quaker Chemical S.A, Quaker Chemical S.A., Quaker Chemical South Africa (Pty.) Limited, Quaker China Holdings B.V., Quaker Denmark ApS, Quaker Houghton (Finco) Ltd., Quaker Houghton Australia Pty. Ltd., Quaker Houghton B.V., Quaker Houghton Canada Inc., Quaker Houghton Chemical Investment Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Quaker Houghton Holdings Limited, Quaker Houghton Holdings Ltd., Quaker Houghton International LP, Quaker Houghton Investments Limited, Quaker Houghton Ltd., Quaker Houghton Material Science & Technology(Suzhou) Co Ltd, Quaker Houghton PA Inc., Quaker Houghton Russia B.V., Quaker Houghton Sales BV, Quaker Houghton Singapore, Quaker Houghton Support Deutschland, Quaker Houghton Support France EURL (FormerlyQuaker Chemical Services EURL), Quaker Houghton Thailand, Quaker International Holdings LLC, Quaker Italia S.r.l., Quaker Shanghai Trading Company Limited, Quaker Spain Holding SLU, Quaker Specialty Chemicals (UK) Limited, SB Decking Inc., SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (UK) Ltd, SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts LLC, SIFCO Concepts Sarl, SIFCO Concepts Sweden, Sterr & Eder Industrieservice GmbH, Summit Lubricants Inc, Summit Lubricants Inc, Surface Technology (East Kilbride) Ltd, Surface Technology (Leeds) Ltd, Surface Technology Aberdeen Ltd, Surface Technology Australia, Surface Technology Holdings Ltd., TecniQuimia Mexicana, Tecniquimia Mexicana S.A. de C.V., Tel Nordic ApS, Ultraseal Asia Limited, Ultraseal Chongqing Limited, Ultraseal Germany GmbH, Ultraseal International Group Ltd, Ultraseal Japan, Ultraseal Machinery Dongguan Ltd, Ultraseal Shanghai Limited, Ultraseal USA Inc., Unitek Servicios De Asesoria Especializad S.A de C.V., Verkol S.A.U, Verkol SAU, Wallover Enterprises Inc., Wallover Oil Company Incorporated, Wallover Oil Hamilton Inc., and Wuhan Quaker Technology Co. Ltd.
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This page (NYSE:KWR) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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