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NYSE:PQG

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$16.81
+0.13 (+0.78 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.63
Now: $16.81
$17.15
50-Day Range
$13.78
MA: $15.34
$16.68
52-Week Range
$8.50
Now: $16.81
$17.15
Volume121,870 shs
Average Volume149,765 shs
Market Capitalization$2.29 billion
P/E Ratio52.53
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9

Competitors

PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) Vs. HUN, ASH, OLN, CC, GRA, and BCPC

Should you be buying PQG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "chemicals & allied products" are considered alternatives and competitors to PQ Group, including Huntsman (HUN), Ashland Global (ASH), Olin (OLN), The Chemours (CC), W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA), and Balchem (BCPC).

Huntsman (NYSE:HUN) and PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Huntsman and PQ Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Huntsman$6.80 billion0.89$562 million$1.5317.91
PQ Group$1.57 billion1.46$79.54 million$0.9218.27

Huntsman has higher revenue and earnings than PQ Group. Huntsman is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PQ Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Huntsman and PQ Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Huntsman031412.89
PQ Group02302.60

Huntsman currently has a consensus price target of $27.6111, suggesting a potential upside of 0.77%. PQ Group has a consensus price target of $16.10, suggesting a potential downside of 4.22%. Given Huntsman's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Huntsman is more favorable than PQ Group.

Volatility and Risk

Huntsman has a beta of 1.54, meaning that its stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PQ Group has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.3% of Huntsman shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.4% of PQ Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.4% of Huntsman shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of PQ Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Huntsman and PQ Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Huntsman16.55%5.27%2.06%
PQ Group2.94%5.47%2.26%

Summary

Huntsman beats PQ Group on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) and Ashland Global (NYSE:ASH) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PQ Group and Ashland Global's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PQ Group$1.57 billion1.46$79.54 million$0.9218.27
Ashland Global$2.33 billion2.23$-508,000,000.00$2.8030.59

PQ Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Ashland Global. PQ Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ashland Global, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for PQ Group and Ashland Global, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PQ Group02302.60
Ashland Global02702.78

PQ Group presently has a consensus target price of $16.10, suggesting a potential downside of 4.22%. Ashland Global has a consensus target price of $91.00, suggesting a potential upside of 6.26%. Given Ashland Global's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ashland Global is more favorable than PQ Group.

Risk and Volatility

PQ Group has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ashland Global has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.4% of PQ Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.9% of Ashland Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.4% of PQ Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.1% of Ashland Global shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares PQ Group and Ashland Global's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PQ Group2.94%5.47%2.26%
Ashland Global-21.84%5.40%2.43%

Summary

Ashland Global beats PQ Group on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) and Olin (NYSE:OLN) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares PQ Group and Olin's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PQ Group2.94%5.47%2.26%
Olin-18.47%-9.98%-2.34%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

69.4% of PQ Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.7% of Olin shares are held by institutional investors. 3.4% of PQ Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.7% of Olin shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares PQ Group and Olin's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PQ Group$1.57 billion1.46$79.54 million$0.9218.27
Olin$6.11 billion0.80$-11,300,000.00$0.6051.67

PQ Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Olin. PQ Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Olin, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

PQ Group has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Olin has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for PQ Group and Olin, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PQ Group02302.60
Olin08402.33

PQ Group presently has a consensus target price of $16.10, suggesting a potential downside of 4.22%. Olin has a consensus target price of $21.6429, suggesting a potential downside of 30.18%. Given PQ Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe PQ Group is more favorable than Olin.

Summary

PQ Group beats Olin on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Chemours (NYSE:CC) and PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for The Chemours and PQ Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Chemours07302.30
PQ Group02302.60

The Chemours currently has a consensus price target of $24.60, suggesting a potential downside of 3.53%. PQ Group has a consensus price target of $16.10, suggesting a potential downside of 4.22%. Given The Chemours' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe The Chemours is more favorable than PQ Group.

Profitability

This table compares The Chemours and PQ Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Chemours-2.35%46.27%4.51%
PQ Group2.94%5.47%2.26%

Risk & Volatility

The Chemours has a beta of 2.3, indicating that its share price is 130% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PQ Group has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.7% of The Chemours shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.4% of PQ Group shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of The Chemours shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of PQ Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Chemours and PQ Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Chemours$5.53 billion0.76$-52,000,000.00$2.5110.16
PQ Group$1.57 billion1.46$79.54 million$0.9218.27

PQ Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than The Chemours. The Chemours is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PQ Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Chemours beats PQ Group on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) and PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

84.8% of W. R. Grace & Co. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.4% of PQ Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of W. R. Grace & Co. shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of PQ Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares W. R. Grace & Co. and PQ Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
W. R. Grace & Co.0.76%55.80%5.10%
PQ Group2.94%5.47%2.26%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for W. R. Grace & Co. and PQ Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
W. R. Grace & Co.03602.67
PQ Group02302.60

W. R. Grace & Co. currently has a consensus price target of $64.6250, suggesting a potential upside of 8.54%. PQ Group has a consensus price target of $16.10, suggesting a potential downside of 4.22%. Given W. R. Grace & Co.'s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe W. R. Grace & Co. is more favorable than PQ Group.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares W. R. Grace & Co. and PQ Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
W. R. Grace & Co.$1.96 billion2.01$126.30 million$4.3813.59
PQ Group$1.57 billion1.46$79.54 million$0.9218.27

W. R. Grace & Co. has higher revenue and earnings than PQ Group. W. R. Grace & Co. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PQ Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

W. R. Grace & Co. has a beta of 1.47, suggesting that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PQ Group has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

W. R. Grace & Co. beats PQ Group on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) and Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

69.4% of PQ Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.0% of Balchem shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.4% of PQ Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Balchem shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares PQ Group and Balchem's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PQ Group2.94%5.47%2.26%
Balchem12.02%14.01%9.44%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for PQ Group and Balchem, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PQ Group02302.60
Balchem00203.00

PQ Group presently has a consensus target price of $16.10, suggesting a potential downside of 4.22%. Balchem has a consensus target price of $142.50, suggesting a potential upside of 17.75%. Given Balchem's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Balchem is more favorable than PQ Group.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares PQ Group and Balchem's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PQ Group$1.57 billion1.46$79.54 million$0.9218.27
Balchem$643.71 million6.09$79.67 million$3.1937.94

Balchem has lower revenue, but higher earnings than PQ Group. PQ Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Balchem, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

PQ Group has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Balchem has a beta of 0.54, suggesting that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Balchem beats PQ Group on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


PQ Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Huntsman logo
HUN
Huntsman
2.5$27.40+1.3%$6.06 billion$6.80 billion6.17Dividend Announcement
Ashland Global logo
ASH
Ashland Global
1.8$85.64+1.7%$5.20 billion$2.33 billion-10.20
Olin logo
OLN
Olin
1.3$31.00+2.3%$4.91 billion$6.11 billion-4.82Ex-Dividend
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
The Chemours logo
CC
The Chemours
2.1$25.50+4.2%$4.21 billion$5.53 billion-35.42High Trading Volume
W. R. Grace & Co. logo
GRA
W. R. Grace & Co.
2.0$59.54+0.7%$3.94 billion$1.96 billion283.52Ex-Dividend
Balchem logo
BCPC
Balchem
1.8$121.02+1.7%$3.92 billion$643.71 million47.46Analyst Report
Univar Solutions logo
UNVR
Univar Solutions
1.2$19.66+0.7%$3.33 billion$9.29 billion109.23Insider Buying
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Ingevity logo
NGVT
Ingevity
1.7$70.33+1.4%$2.85 billion$1.29 billion16.32
Livent logo
LTHM
Livent
1.3$18.73+4.3%$2.74 billion$388.40 million-208.11Analyst Report
Innospec logo
IOSP
Innospec
1.8$100.50+0.3%$2.47 billion$1.51 billion67.45
GCP Applied Technologies logo
GCP
GCP Applied Technologies
1.7$25.93+1.4%$1.89 billion$1.01 billion18.01Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Hawkins logo
HWKN
Hawkins
1.8$32.20+0.9%$683.35 million$540.20 million10.25Dividend Cut
Loop Industries logo
LOOP
Loop Industries
1.4$9.06+4.6%$384.27 millionN/A-21.57
GURE
Gulf Resources
0.6$4.26+3.8%$42.59 million$10.60 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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