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PQ Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.07 (+0.60 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.71
50-Day Range
MA: $12.02
52-Week Range
Now: $11.71
Volume1.70 million shs
Average Volume166,825 shs
Market Capitalization$1.59 billion
P/E Ratio25.46
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: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.96 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.57 billion
Cash Flow$2.34 per share
Book Value$13.08 per share


Net Income$79.54 million


Market Cap$1.59 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) Frequently Asked Questions

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 stock has increased by 18.8% and is now trading at $11.71.
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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."
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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, October 29th 2020.
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How were PQ Group's earnings last quarter?

PQ Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:PQG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $359.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $354.56 million. PQ Group had a return on equity of 6.71% and a net margin of 4.13%.
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What guidance has PQ Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

PQ Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.67 to $0.86 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.74. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.43 billion to $1.46 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.45 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PQG?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for PQ Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.50 to $21.00. On average, they expect PQ Group's share price to reach $16.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 44.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting PQ Group?

PQ Group saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 334,500 shares, a decrease of 21.1% from the July 30th total of 423,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 165,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 0.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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 General Electric (GE), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Primo Water (PRMW), Chemours (CC), Consolidated Edison (ED), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), KeyCorp (KEY) and 3M (MMM).

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 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (2.66%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (0.46%), Emerald Advisers LLC (0.46%), State of Wisconsin Investment Board (0.46%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.42%) and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.21%). Company insiders that own PQ Group stock include Belgacem Chariag, Ineos Investments Partnership, Jonny Ginns, Paul Ferrall 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 Emerald Advisers LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Prudential Financial Inc., and UBS Group AG.
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Which major investors are buying PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., State of Wisconsin Investment Board, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Swiss National Bank, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought PQ Group stock in the last two years include Belgacem Chariag, and Jonny Ginns.
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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 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 $11.71.

How big of a company is PQ Group?

PQ Group has a market capitalization of $1.59 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 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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