NYSE:PQG - PQ Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $15.99 +0.12 (+0.76 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$15.99Today's Range$15.73 - $16.0952-Week Range$13.28 - $18.69Volume115,786 shsAverage Volume77,057 shsMarket Capitalization$2.17 billionP/E Ratio18.38Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.7 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email PQ Group Holdings Inc. provides catalysts, specialty materials and chemicals, and services in the United States, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Environmental Catalysts and Services; and Performance Materials and Chemicals. It primarily offers refinery catalysts, emissions control catalysts, and catalyst recycling services for fuels and emission controls use; silica gels for edible oil and beer clarification; precipitated silicas and zeolites for the surface coating, dentifrice, and dishwasher and laundry detergent applications; reflective markings for roadways and airports; and hollow glass beads or microspheres for cement additive, metal finishing, and oil well cement uses. The company also provides catalysts for high-density polyethylene and chemicals syntheses; silicate for catalyst manufacturing; antiblocks for film packaging; solid and hollow microspheres for composite plastics; silicate precursors for the tire industry; silicate for water treatment and drilling muds; sulfur derivatives for copper mining; and bleaching aids for paper. PQ Group Holdings Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Chemicals & allied products Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:PQG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1708035 Webwww.pqcorp.com Phone610-651-4400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.28 Current Ratio2.17 Quick Ratio1.15Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.38 Forward P/E Ratio19.27 P/E Growth1.19 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.61 billion Price / Sales1.35 Cash Flow$2.2843 per share Price / Cash Flow7.00 Book Value$12.34 per share Price / Book1.30Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.87 Net Income$58.30 million Net Margins3.83% Return on Equity6.82% Return on Assets2.59%Miscellaneous Employees3,188 Outstanding Shares135,730,000Market Cap$2.17 billion Next Earnings Date8/8/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) Frequently Asked Questions What is PQ Group's stock symbol? PQ Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PQG." How were PQ Group's earnings last quarter? PQ Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:PQG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01. The company earned $359.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $367.89 million. PQ Group had a net margin of 3.83% and a return on equity of 6.82%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.16 earnings per share. View PQ Group's Earnings History. When is PQ Group's next earnings date? PQ Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PQ Group. What guidance has PQ Group issued on next quarter's earnings? PQ Group issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.75 to $0.93 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.84. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.64 billion to $1.67 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.65 billion.PQ Group also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.75-0.93 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PQG? 6 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for PQ Group's stock. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect PQ Group's share price to reach $21.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PQ Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PQ Group? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PQ Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for PQ Group. Has PQ Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about PQG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PQ Group earned a coverage optimism score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of PQ Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to PQ Group include W. R. Grace & Co (GRA), Huntsman (HUN), Ashland Global (ASH), Ingevity (NGVT), Chemours (CC), Univar (UNVR), Olin (OLN), Balchem (BCPC), Innospec (IOSP), GCP Applied Technologies (GCP), KMG Chemicals (KMG), Nexeo Solutions (NXEO), Innophos (IPHS), Hawkins (HWKN) and Liquidmetal Technologies (LQMT). What other stocks do shareholders of PQ Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PQ Group investors own include SCYNEXIS (SCYX), General Electric (GE), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), Chemours (CC), Callon Petroleum (CPE), Kennedy-Wilson (KW), MFA FINL INC/SH (MFA), 3M (MMM), Medical Properties Trust (MPW) and Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO). Who are PQ Group's key executives? PQ Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Belgacem Chariag, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Michael C. Crews, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)Mr. Scott H. Randolph, Exec. VP and Group Pres of Performance Materials & Chemicals (Age 56)Mr. Paul J. Ferrall Jr., Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 62)Mr. David J. Taylor, VP & Pres of Performance Chemicals (Age 64) When did PQ Group IPO? (PQG) raised $638 million in an IPO on Friday, September 29th 2017. The company issued 29,000,000 shares at $21.00-$23.00 per share. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Credit Suisse acted as the underwriters for the IPO and J.P. Morgan, Jefferies, Deutsche Bank Securities, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Evercore ISI and Nomura were co-managers. Who are PQ Group's major shareholders? PQ Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.10%), Zimmer Partners LP (2.58%), BlackRock Inc. (1.83%), Boston Partners (1.61%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.19%) and Emerald Advisers LLC (0.76%). Company insiders that own PQ Group stock include David James Taylor, Ineos Investments Partnership, Jonny Ginns, Kyle D Vann and Paul Ferrall. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PQ Group. Which institutional investors are selling PQ Group stock? PQG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Encompass Capital Advisors LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Zimmer Partners LP, Emerald Advisers LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Stanley and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. Company insiders that have sold PQ Group company stock in the last year include Ineos Investments Partnership and Paul Ferrall. View Insider Buying and Selling for PQ Group. Which institutional investors are buying PQ Group stock? PQG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Geode Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Boston Partners, SEI Investments Co and Spark Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought PQ Group stock in the last two years include David James Taylor, Jonny Ginns and Kyle D Vann. View Insider Buying and Selling for PQ Group. How do I buy shares of PQ Group? Shares of PQG 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 PQ Group's stock price today? One share of PQG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.99. How big of a company is PQ Group? PQ Group has a market capitalization of $2.17 billion and generates $1.61 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $58.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.87 on an earnings per share basis. PQ Group employs 3,188 workers across the globe. What is PQ Group's official website? The official website for PQ Group is http://www.pqcorp.com. How can I contact PQ Group? PQ Group's mailing address is 300 LINDENWOOD DRIVE, MALVERN PA, 19355. The company can be reached via phone at 610-651-4400. MarketBeat Community Rating for PQ Group (NYSE PQG)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 157 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 174 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 331MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PQ Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PQG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PQG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why Net Income is Important to Investors Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.