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

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$14.25 +0.03 (+0.21 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 01:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.22
Today's Range$14.08 - $14.45
52-Week Range$12.88 - $18.69
Volume101,700 shs
Average Volume111,036 shs
Market Capitalization$1.96 billion
P/E Ratio30.98
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.72
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; 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIPN/A
Phone610-651-4400

Debt

Current Ratio2.38
Quick Ratio1.35

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.47 billion
Price / Sales1.31
Cash Flow$1.7315 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.23
Book Value$12.07 per share
Price / Book1.18

Profitability

Net Income$57.60 million
Net Margins6.00%
Return on Assets2.60%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,149
Market Cap$1.96 billion
OptionableOptionable

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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.01. The firm earned $427.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $413.13 million. PQ Group had a net margin of 6.00% and a return on equity of 6.96%. The business's revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.11 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 Wednesday, March 20th 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 FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.58-1.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.58 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PQG?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for PQ Group's shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate PQ Group's share price to reach $20.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 43.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PQ Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PQ Group?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PQ Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 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. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PQ Group earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of PQ Group's key competitors?

Who are PQ Group's key executives?

PQ Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael C. Crews, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Joseph S. Koscinski, Sec., VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)
  • Mr. Scott H. Randolph, Exec. VP and Group Pres of Performance Materials & Chemicals (Age 56)
  • Mr. Paul J. Ferrall Jr., Sr. VP of Strategic Devel. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Belgacem Chariag, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.06%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own PQ Group stock include David James Taylor, Kyle D Vann and Paul Ferrall. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PQ Group.

Which institutional investors are buying PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD. and Virtu Financial LLC. Company insiders that have bought PQ Group stock in the last two years include David James Taylor 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 $14.25.

How big of a company is PQ Group?

PQ Group has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion and generates $1.47 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $57.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.46 on an earnings per share basis. PQ Group employs 3,149 workers across the globe.

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:  133 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  149 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  282
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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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