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NYSE:KWRQuaker Chemical Stock Price, Forecast & News

$185.15
+5.11 (+2.84 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$183.17
Now: $185.15
$187.09
50-Day Range
$155.50
MA: $174.56
$198.16
52-Week Range
$108.14
Now: $185.15
$203.89
Volume92,206 shs
Average Volume133,726 shs
Market Capitalization$3.29 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.83%
Beta1.53
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. The company's 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. It 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, the company 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. It serves steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and other industries. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.46 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.13 billion
Cash Flow$7.64 per share
Book Value$70.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income$31.62 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,500
Market Cap$3.29 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Quaker Chemical's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Quaker Chemical's stock was trading at $146.11 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KWR shares have increased by 26.7% and is now trading at $185.15. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Quaker Chemical?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Quaker Chemical in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Quaker Chemical.

When is Quaker Chemical's next earnings date?

Quaker Chemical is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Quaker Chemical.

How were Quaker Chemical's earnings last quarter?

Quaker Chemical Corp (NYSE:KWR) issued its earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.28. The specialty chemicals company earned $378.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $362.76 million. Quaker Chemical had a positive return on equity of 9.27% and a negative net margin of 0.82%. Quaker Chemical's revenue was up 79.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.41 EPS. View Quaker Chemical's earnings history.

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

Quaker Chemical declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 17th will be given a dividend of $0.385 per share on Friday, July 31st. This represents a $1.54 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 16th. View Quaker Chemical's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for KWR?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Quaker Chemical's shares. Their forecasts range from $153.00 to $156.00. On average, they anticipate Quaker Chemical's stock price to reach $154.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.5%. View analysts' price targets for Quaker Chemical.

Has Quaker Chemical been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about KWR stock has trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Quaker Chemical earned a daily sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Quaker Chemical.

Are investors shorting Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,390,000 shares, an increase of 29.2% from the May 31st total of 1,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 167,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 14.3 days. Approximately 18.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Quaker Chemical's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Quaker Chemical's key competitors?

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 Wireless (IDCC), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), Altria Group (MO), Pfizer (PFE), Stag Industrial (STAG), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Alibaba Group (BABA) and HCA Healthcare (HCA).

Who are Quaker Chemical's key executives?

Quaker Chemical's management team includes the following 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. Shane W. Hostetter, Global Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 38)

What is Quaker Chemical's stock symbol?

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

Who are Quaker Chemical's major shareholders?

Quaker Chemical's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Park National Corp OH (0.01%). Company insiders that own Quaker Chemical stock include (Steve) Brockhurst Stephen, D Jeffry Benoliel, Dieter Laininger, Donald R Caldwell, Hungary Holding Korlatolt Gulf, Jan Nieman, Jeffry D Frisby, Joseph A Berquist, L Wilbert Platzer, Mark Douglas, Michael F Barry, Michael J Shannon, Ronald S Ettinger and Shane Hostetter. View institutional ownership trends for Quaker Chemical.

Which major investors are buying Quaker Chemical stock?

KWR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park National Corp OH. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Quaker Chemical's stock price today?

One share of KWR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $185.15.

How big of a company is Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical has a market capitalization of $3.29 billion and generates $1.13 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $31.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.83 on an earnings per share basis. Quaker Chemical employs 4,500 workers across the globe.

What is Quaker Chemical's official website?

The official website for Quaker Chemical is 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]

This page was last updated on 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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