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NYSE:KWRQuaker Chemical Stock Price, Forecast & News

+2.73 (+1.63 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $170.26
50-Day Range
MA: $145.91
52-Week Range
Now: $170.26
Volume83,400 shs
Average Volume145,564 shs
Market Capitalization$3.02 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.90%
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: 5.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.80 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.13 billion
Cash Flow$7.63 per share
Book Value$65.46 per share


Net Income$31.62 million


Market Cap$3.02 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)

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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KWR stock has increased by 16.5% and is now trading at $170.26. 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 11th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.38 earnings per share 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%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 79.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business 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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 0.90%. 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 twelve-month target prices for Quaker Chemical's shares. Their forecasts range from $153.00 to $156.00. On average, they expect Quaker Chemical's share price to reach $154.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.2%. View analysts' price targets for Quaker Chemical.

Has Quaker Chemical been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KWR stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Quaker Chemical earned a media sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutQuaker Chemical.

Are investors shorting Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,830,000 shares, an increase of 10.2% from the March 31st total of 1,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 158,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 11.6 days. Currently, 13.9% of the shares of the stock 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.91%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (5.51%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.70%), State Street Corp (2.47%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.47%) and Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.09%). 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 selling Quaker Chemical stock?

KWR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Ranger Investment Management L.P., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Quaker Chemical company stock in the last year include L Wilbert Platzer, Michael F Barry, and Michael J Shannon. View insider buying and selling activity 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 GW&K Investment Management LLC, State Street Corp, FDx Advisors Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Geode Capital Management LLC, Davis R M Inc., and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $170.26.

How big of a company is Quaker Chemical?

Quaker Chemical has a market capitalization of $3.02 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 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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