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

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$14.29 -0.13 (-0.90 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 06:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.29
Today's Range$14.18 - $14.42
52-Week Range$12.88 - $18.69
Volume113,775 shs
Average Volume103,920 shs
Market Capitalization$1.94 billion
P/E Ratio16.62
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.99
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:PQG
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone610-651-4400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.29
Current Ratio2.38
Quick Ratio1.35

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.62
Forward P/E Ratio18.80
P/E Growth1.16

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.47 billion
Price / Sales1.32
Cash Flow$1.7599 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.12
Book Value$12.07 per share
Price / Book1.18

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.46
Net Income$57.60 million
Net Margins6.00%
Return on Equity6.96%
Return on Assets2.60%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,149
Outstanding Shares135,590,000
Market Cap$1.94 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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $427.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $413.13 million. PQ Group had a net margin of 6.00% and a return on equity of 6.96%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.11 EPS. 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 updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for PQ Group's stock. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect PQ Group's stock price to reach $20.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.5% 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 headlines about PQG stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate 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 51)
  • Mr. Joseph S. Koscinski, Sec., VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 52)
  • Mr. Scott H. Randolph, Exec. VP and Group Pres of Performance Materials & Chemicals (Age 55)
  • Mr. Paul J. Ferrall Jr., Sr. VP of Strategic Devel. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Belgacem Chariag, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)

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 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.

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 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.13%), Zimmer Partners LP (2.71%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.21%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.21%), BlackRock Inc. (1.80%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.32%). 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 major investors are selling PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zimmer Partners LP, Laurion Capital Management LP, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for PQ Group.

Which major investors are buying PQ Group stock?

PQG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Renaissance Technologies 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 $14.29.

How big of a company is PQ Group?

PQ Group has a market capitalization of $1.94 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:  127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  140 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  267
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This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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