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PQ Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:PQG)

+0.59 (+3.89 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 04:26 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.76
50-Day Range
MA: $15.24
52-Week Range
Now: $15.76
Volume548,553 shs
Average Volume81,015 shs
Market Capitalization$2.15 billion
P/E Ratio18.11
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$2.37 per share
Book Value$12.27 per share


Net Income$58.30 million


Market Cap$2.15 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 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $431.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $440.92 million. PQ Group had a net margin of 4.77% and a return on equity of 7.00%. The firm's revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company 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 updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.77-0.93 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 1 year price objectives for PQ Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect PQ Group's stock price to reach $19.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% 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?

News articles about PQG stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. PQ Group earned a news impact score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for PQ Group.

Are investors shorting PQ Group?

PQ Group saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 312,600 shares, a decrease of 17.6% from the August 30th total of 379,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 77,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.0 days. Approximately 0.8% 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?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PQ Group investors own include AGNC Investment (AGNC), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), SCYNEXIS (SCYX), Callon Petroleum (CPE), General Electric (GE), 3M (MMM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), BCB Bancorp (BCBP), FireEye (FEYE) and 2U (TWOU).

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.16%). 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 institutional investors are buying PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is PQ Group's stock price today?

One share of PQG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.76.

How big of a company is PQ Group?

PQ Group has a market capitalization of $2.15 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:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  198 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  383
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 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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