NYSE:KWR - Quaker Chemical Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$194.0250 -3.70 (-1.87 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 12:02 PM ET)
Previous Close$197.73
Today's Range$192.86 - $197.65
52-Week Range$137.95 - $217.15
Volume8,646 shs
Average Volume71,776 shs
Market Capitalization$2.64 billion
P/E Ratio38.73
Dividend Yield0.75%
Beta1.45
Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia/Pacific, and South America. Its products include rolling lubricants used by manufacturers of steel in the hot and cold rolling of steel, and aluminum in the hot rolling of aluminum; machining and grinding compounds for use in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts; hydraulic fluids for steel, metalworking, and other customers to operate hydraulic equipment; corrosion preventives to protect metals during manufacture, storage, and shipment; and specialty greases used in automotive and aerospace production processes, steel manufacturing, and various other applications. The company also provides metal finishing compounds to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments, such as galvanizing and tin plating, as well as to prepare metal for further processing; forming compounds used to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products; chemical milling maskants for the aerospace industry; and temporary and permanent coatings for metal and concrete products. In addition, it offers construction products comprising flexible sealants and protective coatings for various applications; bio-lubricants used in machinery in forestry and construction industries; and die casting lubricants, as well as provides chemical management services. The company serves steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and other industries. Quaker Chemical Corporation markets and sells its products directly, as well as through distributors and agents. The company was formerly known as Quaker Chemical Products Corporation and changed its name to Quaker Chemical Corporation in August 1962. Quaker Chemical Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous products of petroleum & coal
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP74731610
Phone610-832-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$820.08 million
Cash Flow$6.3803 per share
Book Value$30.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$20.27 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,110
Market Cap$2.64 billion
OptionableOptionable

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Quaker Chemical's stock symbol?

Quaker Chemical trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KWR."

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

Quaker Chemical declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 17th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 16th. View Quaker Chemical's Dividend History.

How were Quaker Chemical's earnings last quarter?

Quaker Chemical Corp (NYSE:KWR) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.07. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $222.02 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $221.31 million. Quaker Chemical had a net margin of 4.83% and a return on equity of 18.36%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.32 earnings per share. View Quaker Chemical's Earnings History.

When is Quaker Chemical's next earnings date?

Quaker Chemical is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Quaker Chemical.

What price target have analysts set for KWR?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Quaker Chemical's stock. Their predictions range from $165.00 to $176.00. On average, they expect Quaker Chemical's share price to reach $170.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Quaker Chemical.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Quaker Chemical?

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

Has Quaker Chemical been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KWR stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Quaker Chemical earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Quaker Chemical's key competitors?

Who are Quaker Chemical's key executives?

Quaker Chemical's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael F. Barry, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 61)
  • Ms. Mary Dean Hall, CFO, VP & Treasurer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Joseph A. Berquist, MD of North America Operations & VP (Age 48)
  • Mr. D. Jeffry Benoliel, VP and Global Leader of Metalworking, Can & Mining (Age 61)
  • Mr. Wilbert Platzer, VP of Global Operations, EHS & Procurement (Age 58)

Who are Quaker Chemical's major shareholders?

Quaker Chemical's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BTIM Corp. (0.48%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.10%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). Company insiders that own Quaker Chemical stock include Adrian Steeples, D Jeffry Benoliel, Dieter Laininger, Donald R Caldwell, Jan Nieman, Jeffry D Frisby, Joseph A Berquist, Joseph F Matrange, L Wilbert Platzer, Mark Douglas, Michael F Barry, Ronald S Ettinger and William Roland Cook. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Quaker Chemical.

Which institutional investors are selling Quaker Chemical stock?

KWR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BTIM Corp., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Quaker Chemical company stock in the last year include Adrian Steeples, D Jeffry Benoliel, Dieter Laininger, Donald R Caldwell, Jan Nieman, Jeffry D Frisby, Joseph A Berquist, Joseph F Matrange, L Wilbert Platzer, Mark Douglas, Michael F Barry and Ronald S Ettinger. View Insider Buying and Selling for Quaker Chemical.

Which institutional investors are buying Quaker Chemical stock?

KWR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennsylvania Trust Co and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Quaker Chemical.

How do I buy shares of Quaker Chemical?

Shares of KWR 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 Quaker Chemical's stock price today?

One share of KWR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $194.0250.

How big of a company is Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical has a market capitalization of $2.64 billion and generates $820.08 million in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $20.27 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.01 on an earnings per share basis. Quaker Chemical employs 2,110 workers across the globe.

What is Quaker Chemical's official website?

The official website for Quaker Chemical is http://www.quakerchem.com.

How can I contact Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical's mailing address is ONE QUAKER PARK 901 E. HECTOR STREET, CONSHOHOCKEN PA, 19428. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 610-832-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Quaker Chemical (NYSE KWR)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  208 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  322 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  530
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This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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