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

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$177.09 +2.39 (+1.37 %)
(As of 08/22/2018 03:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$174.70
Today's Range$174.98 - $177.95
52-Week Range$132.21 - $178.90
Volume50,800 shs
Average Volume49,799 shs
Market Capitalization$2.30 billion
P/E Ratio35.35
Dividend Yield0.86%
Quaker Chemical logoQuaker 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous products of petroleum & coal
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14
Current Ratio2.78
Quick Ratio2.15


Trailing P/E Ratio35.35
Forward P/E Ratio29.86
P/E Growth2.65

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$820.08 million
Price / Sales2.88
Cash Flow$6.6625 per share
Price / Cash26.58
Book Value$30.80 per share
Price / Book5.75


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.01
Net Income$20.27 million
Net Margins3.89%
Return on Equity17.27%
Return on Assets9.98%


Outstanding Shares13,330,000
Market Cap$2.30 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 9th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 17th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Tuesday, July 31st. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 16th. This is a positive change from Quaker Chemical's previous quarterly dividend of $0.36. View Quaker Chemical's Dividend History.

How were Quaker Chemical's earnings last quarter?

Quaker Chemical Corp (NYSE:KWR) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 30th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.43 by $0.13. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $221.96 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $214.72 million. Quaker Chemical had a net margin of 3.89% and a return on equity of 17.27%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.24 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 Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Quaker Chemical.

What price target have analysts set for KWR?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Quaker Chemical's stock. Their predictions range from $153.00 to $170.00. On average, they expect Quaker Chemical's share price to reach $164.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Quaker Chemical.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Quaker Chemical?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Quaker Chemical in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Quaker Chemical.

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 60)
  • Ms. Mary Dean Hall, CFO, VP & Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Joseph A. Berquist, MD of North America Operations & VP (Age 47)
  • Mr. D. Jeffry Benoliel, VP and Global Leader of Metalworking, Can & Mining (Age 60)
  • Mr. Wilbert Platzer, VP of Global Operations, EHS & Procurement (Age 57)

Has Quaker Chemical been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KWR stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. Quaker Chemical earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 47.31 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Quaker Chemical.

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 BlackRock Inc. (13.58%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (7.56%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (6.16%), Royce & Associates LP (5.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.61%) and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.73%). Company insiders that own Quaker Chemical stock include Adrian Steeples, D Jeffry Benoliel, Dieter Laininger, Donald R Caldwell, Jan Nieman, Joseph A Berquist, Joseph F Matrange, L Wilbert Platzer, Mark Douglas, Michael F Barry, Ronald S Ettinger, William H Osborne 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 Eagle Asset Management Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Spark Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Cortina Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Quaker Chemical company stock in the last year include Adrian Steeples, D Jeffry Benoliel, Donald R Caldwell, Jan Nieman, Joseph A Berquist, Joseph F Matrange, L Wilbert Platzer, Mark Douglas, Michael F Barry, Ronald S Ettinger and William Roland Cook. 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 Advisors Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Pinebridge Investments L.P., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $177.09.

How big of a company is Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical has a market capitalization of $2.30 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.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  170 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  284 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  454
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Quaker Chemical and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KWR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KWR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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