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PQ Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.26 (+1.72 %)
(As of 05/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume430,663 shs
Average Volume310,246 shs
Market Capitalization$2.11 billion
P/E Ratio48.16
Dividend YieldN/A
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About PQ Group

PQ Group Holdings Inc. provides specialty catalysts, chemicals, and services in the United States, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Refining Services, Catalysts, and Performance Chemicals. The Refining Services segment offers sulfuric acid recycling and end-to-end logistics services to produce alkylate; and virgin sulfuric acid for water treatment, mining, and industrial applications. The Catalysts segment provides silica catalysts and zeolite catalysts for producers and licensors of polyethylene and methyl methacrylate. The Performance Chemicals segment offers sodium silicates for construction, cleaning, water treatment, pulp and paper, foundry and refractory, green tires, electronics, and refining catalysts; and specialty silicas for use as ingredients in personal care products, foods, edible oils, and beers, as well as industrial uses consisting of gloss control in coil, wood, general industrial leather, and other surface coating applications. This segment also provides other silicate derivatives, including metasilicates, spray dried silicates, and magnesium and potassium silicates for use in cleaning, specialty fertilizer, oil and gas, mining, paint, food, and cosmetic applications, as well as zeolites for use as builders for detergents and other applications, such as stabilizers for the production of polyvinylchloride applications. PQ Group Holdings Inc. was founded in 1831 and is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.57 billion
Cash Flow$2.30 per share
Book Value$13.08 per share


Net Income$79.54 million




Market Cap$2.11 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.66 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

129th out of 862 stocks

Chemicals & Allied Products Industry

11th out of 30 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is PQ Group a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PQ Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" PQ Group stock.
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When is PQ Group's next earnings date?

PQ Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were PQ Group's earnings last quarter?

PQ Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE:PQG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.00 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $126.60 million for the quarter. PQ Group had a net margin of 2.94% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.47%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.05 EPS.
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How has PQ Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

PQ Group's stock was trading at $9.86 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PQG shares have increased by 56.3% and is now trading at $15.41.
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How often does PQ Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PQ Group?

PQ Group announced a -- dividend on Monday, December 14th. Investors of record on Monday, December 21st will be paid a dividend of $1.80 per share on Tuesday, December 29th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 18th.
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What guidance has PQ Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

PQ Group updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $555 million-$565 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $558.32 million.

What price target have analysts set for PQG?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for PQ Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate PQ Group's stock price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are PQ Group's key executives?

PQ Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Belgacem Chariag, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59, Pay $1.58M)
  • Mr. Michael C. Crews, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $765.5k)
  • Mr. Joseph S. Koscinski, Sec., VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55, Pay $619.99k)
  • Dr. Raymond Kolberg, VP & Pres of Catalysts (Age 59, Pay $681.77k)
  • Mr. Albert F. Beninati Jr., VP & Pres of Performance Chemicals (Age 56, Pay $661.05k)
  • Dr. Ufuk Senturk, VP of R&D and Technology
  • Mr. William J. Sichko Jr., Chief Admin. Officer, Assistant Sec. & VP (Age 67)
  • Ms. Nahla A. Azmy, VP of Investor Relations & Financial Communications
  • Ms. Wendy Graham, VP of Marketing & Commercial Strategy
  • Mr. Kurt Bitting, VP & Pres of Refining Services (Age 45)

What is Belgacem Chariag's approval rating as PQ Group's CEO?

2 employees have rated PQ Group CEO Belgacem Chariag on Belgacem Chariag has an approval rating of 100% among PQ Group's employees. This puts Belgacem Chariag in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), (PRMW), The Chemours (CC), Eastman Chemical (EMN), General Electric (GE), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Albemarle (ALB) and Darling Ingredients (DAR).

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 a price of $21.00-$23.00 per share. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Credit Suisse served as the underwriters for the IPO and J.P. Morgan, Jefferies, Deutsche Bank Securities, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Evercore ISI and Nomura were co-managers.

What is PQ Group's stock symbol?

PQ Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PQG."

Who are PQ Group's major shareholders?

PQ Group's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.33%), BlackRock Inc. (2.20%), Boston Partners (1.07%), Northern Trust Corp (0.60%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.47%) and LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.31%). Company insiders that own PQ Group stock include Belgacem Chariag, Ccmp Capital, Lp, Kyle D Vann and Ray Kolberg.
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Which major investors are selling PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., LGT Capital Partners LTD., Boston Partners, Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., and Aigen Investment Management LP.
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Which major investors are buying PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., IndexIQ Advisors LLC, The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought PQ Group stock in the last two years include Belgacem Chariag, and Kyle D Vann.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is PQ Group's stock price today?

One share of PQG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.41.

How much money does PQ Group make?

PQ Group has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion and generates $1.57 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $79.54 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.92 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does PQ Group have?

PQ Group employs 2,274 workers across the globe.

What is PQ Group's official website?

The official website for PQ Group is

Where are PQ Group's headquarters?

PQ Group is headquartered at 300 LINDENWOOD DRIVE, MALVERN PA, 19355.

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.

This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by Staff
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