NYSE:PQG - PQ Group Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.48 (-3.31 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.04
50-Day Range
MA: $15.22
52-Week Range
Now: $14.04
Volume102,422 shs
Average Volume89,762 shs
Market Capitalization$1.91 billion
P/E Ratio16.14
Dividend YieldN/A
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.61 billion
Cash Flow$2.1835 per share
Book Value$12.63 per share


Net Income$58.30 million


Market Cap$1.91 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2019 (Estimated)

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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 results on Thursday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.08. The business earned $431.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $440.92 million. PQ Group had a return on equity of 7.00% and a net margin of 4.77%. The business's revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.28 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 Tuesday, November 5th 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, August, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.77-0.93 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.87. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.58-1.60 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.64 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PQG?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for PQ Group's stock. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate PQ Group's stock price to reach $19.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 35.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PQ Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PQ Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PQ Group in the last year. There are currently 2 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?

Media coverage about PQG stock has trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PQ Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for PQ Group.

Are investors shorting PQ Group?

PQ Group saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 333,500 shares, an increase of 5.2% from the June 30th total of 317,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 89,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Approximately 0.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View PQ Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of PQ Group's key competitors?

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), Callon Petroleum (CPE), General Electric (GE), 3M (MMM), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), FireEye (FEYE), 2U (TWOU), Uniti Group (UNIT), Albemarle (ALB) and Chemours (CC).

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 initial public offering 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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (2.62%), Zimmer Partners LP (2.42%), BlackRock Inc. (1.93%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.26%), Emerald Advisers LLC (0.58%) and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (0.54%). Company insiders that own PQ Group stock include David James Taylor, Ineos Investments Partnership, Jonny Ginns, Kyle D Vann, Paul Ferrall and Ray Kolberg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PQ Group.

Which major investors are selling PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Emerald Advisers LLC, Zimmer Partners LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Corp DE, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have sold PQ Group company stock in the last year include Ineos Investments Partnership, Paul Ferrall and Ray Kolberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for PQ Group.

Which major investors are buying PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Prudential Financial Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, LGT Capital Partners LTD. and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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 $14.04.

How big of a company is PQ Group?

PQ Group has a market capitalization of $1.91 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.View Additional Information About PQ Group.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  176 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  365
MarketBeat'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 8/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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