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NYSE:PQGPQ Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.32 (-2.53 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $12.35
50-Day Range
MA: $10.98
52-Week Range
Now: $12.35
Volume122,643 shs
Average Volume144,284 shs
Market Capitalization$1.69 billion
P/E Ratio21.67
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. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.56 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.57 billion
Cash Flow$2.24 per share
Book Value$12.75 per share


Net Income$79.54 million


Market Cap$1.69 billion
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (Estimated)

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PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has PQ Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

PQ Group's stock was trading at $9.86 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PQG stock has increased by 25.3% and is now trading at $12.35. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of PQ Group?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PQ Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for PQ Group.

When is PQ Group's next earnings date?

PQ Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for PQ Group.

How were PQ Group's earnings last quarter?

PQ Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:PQG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $361.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $356.26 million. PQ Group had a net margin of 4.88% and a return on equity of 7.42%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.13 EPS. View PQ Group's earnings history.

What guidance has PQ Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

PQ Group issued an update on its second quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $360-375 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $356.26 million.

What price target have analysts set for PQG?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for PQ Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.50 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate PQ Group's share price to reach $17.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 40.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for PQ Group.

Has PQ Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PQG stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PQ Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutPQ Group.

Are investors shorting PQ Group?

PQ Group saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 174,100 shares, a decrease of 44.8% from the April 15th total of 315,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 151,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.1 days. Approximately 0.2% of the shares of the stock 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?

Who are PQ Group's key executives?

PQ Group's management team includes the following 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 (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 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.81%), Zimmer Partners LP (2.22%), BlackRock Inc. (2.04%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.35%), State Street Corp (0.59%) and Emerald Advisers LLC (0.52%). Company insiders that own PQ Group stock include Belgacem Chariag, Ineos Investments Partnership, Jonny Ginns, 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Invesco Ltd., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Morgan Stanley, UBS Group AG, First Trust Advisors LP, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View insider buying and selling activity for PQ Group.

Which major investors are buying PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD., BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, Zimmer Partners LP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought PQ Group stock in the last two years include Belgacem Chariag, and Jonny Ginns. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is PQ Group's stock price today?

One share of PQG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.35.

How big of a company is PQ Group?

PQ Group has a market capitalization of $1.69 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. PQ Group employs 3,279 workers across the globe.

What is PQ Group's official website?

The official website for PQ Group is 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.

This page was last updated on 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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