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Volume52,846 shs
Average Volume81,209 shs
Market Capitalization$4.20 billion
P/E Ratio652.07
Dividend Yield0.68%
Beta1.52

Competitors

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) Vs. SHW, ECL, IFF, ALB, CE, and RPM

Should you be buying KWR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "specialty chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to Quaker Chemical, including The Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Ecolab (ECL), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Albemarle (ALB), Celanese (CE), and RPM International (RPM).

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) and The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.8% of Quaker Chemical shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.5% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of Quaker Chemical shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Quaker Chemical pays an annual dividend of $1.58 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. The Sherwin-Williams pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Quaker Chemical pays out 27.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Sherwin-Williams pays out 10.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Quaker Chemical has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. The Sherwin-Williams is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk and Volatility

Quaker Chemical has a beta of 1.52, indicating that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Sherwin-Williams has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Quaker Chemical and The Sherwin-Williams' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Quaker Chemical0.45%6.63%2.79%
The Sherwin-Williams10.41%56.69%10.66%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Quaker Chemical and The Sherwin-Williams, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Quaker Chemical01102.50
The Sherwin-Williams121502.78

Quaker Chemical currently has a consensus price target of $300.00, indicating a potential upside of 27.80%. The Sherwin-Williams has a consensus price target of $309.9412, indicating a potential upside of 8.34%. Given Quaker Chemical's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Quaker Chemical is more favorable than The Sherwin-Williams.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Quaker Chemical and The Sherwin-Williams' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Quaker Chemical$1.13 billion3.70$31.62 million$5.8340.26
The Sherwin-Williams$17.90 billion4.25$1.54 billion$21.1213.55

The Sherwin-Williams has higher revenue and earnings than Quaker Chemical. The Sherwin-Williams is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quaker Chemical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Sherwin-Williams beats Quaker Chemical on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) and Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.8% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Ecolab shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Ecolab shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Quaker Chemical pays an annual dividend of $1.58 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Ecolab pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Quaker Chemical pays out 27.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ecolab pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Quaker Chemical has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Ecolab has increased its dividend for 36 consecutive years. Ecolab is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

Quaker Chemical has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ecolab has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Quaker Chemical and Ecolab's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Quaker Chemical0.45%6.63%2.79%
Ecolab-8.21%18.14%6.75%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Quaker Chemical and Ecolab, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Quaker Chemical01102.50
Ecolab07702.50

Quaker Chemical presently has a consensus target price of $300.00, indicating a potential upside of 27.80%. Ecolab has a consensus target price of $228.70, indicating a potential upside of 2.07%. Given Quaker Chemical's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Quaker Chemical is more favorable than Ecolab.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Quaker Chemical and Ecolab's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Quaker Chemical$1.13 billion3.70$31.62 million$5.8340.26
Ecolab$14.91 billion4.30$1.56 billion$5.8238.50

Ecolab has higher revenue and earnings than Quaker Chemical. Ecolab is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quaker Chemical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) and International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.8% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Quaker Chemical pays an annual dividend of $1.58 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. International Flavors & Fragrances pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Quaker Chemical pays out 27.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. International Flavors & Fragrances pays out 49.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Quaker Chemical has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and International Flavors & Fragrances has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Quaker Chemical has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Flavors & Fragrances has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Quaker Chemical and International Flavors & Fragrances' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Quaker Chemical0.45%6.63%2.79%
International Flavors & Fragrances7.44%11.00%5.10%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Quaker Chemical and International Flavors & Fragrances, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Quaker Chemical01102.50
International Flavors & Fragrances031002.77

Quaker Chemical presently has a consensus target price of $300.00, indicating a potential upside of 27.80%. International Flavors & Fragrances has a consensus target price of $147.5385, indicating a potential upside of 4.48%. Given Quaker Chemical's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Quaker Chemical is more favorable than International Flavors & Fragrances.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Quaker Chemical and International Flavors & Fragrances' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Quaker Chemical$1.13 billion3.70$31.62 million$5.8340.26
International Flavors & Fragrances$5.14 billion6.84$455.87 million$6.1722.89

International Flavors & Fragrances has higher revenue and earnings than Quaker Chemical. International Flavors & Fragrances is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quaker Chemical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

International Flavors & Fragrances beats Quaker Chemical on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) and Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.8% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.4% of Albemarle shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Albemarle shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Quaker Chemical pays an annual dividend of $1.58 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Albemarle pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Quaker Chemical pays out 27.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Albemarle pays out 25.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Quaker Chemical has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Albemarle has increased its dividend for 27 consecutive years. Albemarle is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

Quaker Chemical has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Albemarle has a beta of 1.59, meaning that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Quaker Chemical and Albemarle's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Quaker Chemical0.45%6.63%2.79%
Albemarle11.77%11.96%4.97%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Quaker Chemical and Albemarle, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Quaker Chemical01102.50
Albemarle371002.35

Quaker Chemical presently has a consensus target price of $300.00, indicating a potential upside of 27.80%. Albemarle has a consensus target price of $142.1429, indicating a potential downside of 13.23%. Given Quaker Chemical's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Quaker Chemical is more favorable than Albemarle.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Quaker Chemical and Albemarle's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Quaker Chemical$1.13 billion3.70$31.62 million$5.8340.26
Albemarle$3.59 billion5.33$533.23 million$6.0427.12

Albemarle has higher revenue and earnings than Quaker Chemical. Albemarle is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quaker Chemical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Albemarle beats Quaker Chemical on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) and Celanese (NYSE:CE) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.8% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.5% of Celanese shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Celanese shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Quaker Chemical pays an annual dividend of $1.58 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Celanese pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Quaker Chemical pays out 27.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Celanese pays out 28.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Quaker Chemical has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Celanese has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Quaker Chemical has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Celanese has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Quaker Chemical and Celanese's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Quaker Chemical0.45%6.63%2.79%
Celanese10.46%31.41%9.42%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Quaker Chemical and Celanese, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Quaker Chemical01102.50
Celanese151102.59

Quaker Chemical presently has a consensus target price of $300.00, indicating a potential upside of 27.80%. Celanese has a consensus target price of $156.6667, indicating a potential downside of 6.29%. Given Quaker Chemical's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Quaker Chemical is more favorable than Celanese.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Quaker Chemical and Celanese's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Quaker Chemical$1.13 billion3.70$31.62 million$5.8340.26
Celanese$6.30 billion2.99$852 million$9.5317.54

Celanese has higher revenue and earnings than Quaker Chemical. Celanese is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quaker Chemical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Celanese beats Quaker Chemical on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) and RPM International (NYSE:RPM) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Quaker Chemical pays an annual dividend of $1.58 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Quaker Chemical pays out 27.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. RPM International pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Quaker Chemical has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and RPM International has increased its dividend for 19 consecutive years. RPM International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Quaker Chemical and RPM International, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Quaker Chemical01102.50
RPM International04502.56

Quaker Chemical presently has a consensus target price of $300.00, indicating a potential upside of 27.80%. RPM International has a consensus target price of $96.8750, indicating a potential downside of 0.11%. Given Quaker Chemical's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Quaker Chemical is more favorable than RPM International.

Volatility and Risk

Quaker Chemical has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RPM International has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Quaker Chemical and RPM International's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Quaker Chemical$1.13 billion3.70$31.62 million$5.8340.26
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59

RPM International has higher revenue and earnings than Quaker Chemical. RPM International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quaker Chemical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Quaker Chemical and RPM International's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Quaker Chemical0.45%6.63%2.79%
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.8% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of RPM International shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of Quaker Chemical shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of RPM International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

RPM International beats Quaker Chemical on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Quaker Chemical Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
The Sherwin-Williams logo
SHW
The Sherwin-Williams
2.1$286.09+0.1%$76.09 billion$17.90 billion14.12
Ecolab logo
ECL
Ecolab
2.2$224.06+1.2%$64.07 billion$14.91 billion-60.72Insider Selling
International Flavors & Fragrances logo
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.5$141.21+1.8%$35.15 billion$5.14 billion42.28Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Albemarle logo
ALB
Albemarle
2.1$163.81+3.7%$19.12 billion$3.59 billion45.76Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Celanese logo
CE
Celanese
2.2$167.19+0.3%$18.83 billion$6.30 billion34.61
RPM International logo
RPM
RPM International
2.3$96.98+0.1%$12.56 billion$5.51 billion29.39Analyst Report
Ashland Global logo
ASH
Ashland Global
1.8$89.06+3.7%$5.41 billion$2.33 billion-10.60Gap Down
W. R. Grace & Co. logo
GRA
W. R. Grace & Co.
2.2$68.36+0.1%$4.53 billion$1.96 billion325.52Analyst Downgrade
Balchem logo
BCPC
Balchem
1.6$133.25+0.0%$4.32 billion$643.71 million52.26
NewMarket logo
NEU
NewMarket
1.0$352.77+1.3%$3.86 billion$2.19 billion15.36
Sensient Technologies logo
SXT
Sensient Technologies
1.8$85.66+0.9%$3.62 billion$1.32 billion53.87
H.B. Fuller logo
FUL
H.B. Fuller
2.0$69.08+0.9%$3.61 billion$2.90 billion31.40Insider Selling
Stepan logo
SCL
Stepan
2.2$137.25+0.1%$3.09 billion$1.86 billion26.91Insider Selling
Minerals Technologies logo
MTX
Minerals Technologies
1.8$84.04+0.8%$2.83 billion$1.79 billion26.26Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Innospec logo
IOSP
Innospec
1.8$101.00+0.0%$2.49 billion$1.51 billion67.79Insider Selling
News Coverage
Ferro logo
FOE
Ferro
1.2$21.80+0.6%$1.80 billion$1.02 billion-363.27Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Kraton logo
KRA
Kraton
1.3$35.17+1.1%$1.13 billion$1.80 billion-4.94
FutureFuel logo
FF
FutureFuel
1.3$14.91+1.1%$652.21 million$205.23 million5.73Dividend Announcement
Unusual Options Activity
Landec logo
LNDC
Landec
1.8$12.17+3.4%$356.98 million$590.37 million-6.99Gap Down
Flotek Industries logo
FTK
Flotek Industries
0.6$1.85+2.7%$134.55 million$119.35 million-0.73Earnings Announcement
Gap Up
Advanced Emissions Solutions logo
ADES
Advanced Emissions Solutions
0.9$5.25+1.0%$98.99 million$70.09 million-7.95Earnings Announcement
This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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