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How to buy Quaker Chemical Corporation stock | $242.55

Learn how to easily invest in Quaker Chemical Corporation stock.

Quaker Chemical Corporation is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Quaker Chemical Corporation shares (KWR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Quaker Chemical Corporation employs 4,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Quaker Chemical Corporation stock price (NYSE: KWR)

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Quaker Chemical Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-29.
Latest market close$242.55
52-week range$169.15 - $300.99
50-day moving average $236.25
200-day moving average $250.09
Wall St. target price$275.00
PE ratio 42.2148
Dividend yield $1.57 (0.64%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.96

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Quaker Chemical Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $242.55 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-07-02) 1.70%
3 months (2021-05-03) 0.40%
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2 years (2019-07-30) N/A
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Is Quaker Chemical Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Quaker Chemical Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Quaker Chemical Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Quaker Chemical Corporation's P/E ratio

Quaker Chemical Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 42x. In other words, Quaker Chemical Corporation shares trade at around 42x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Quaker Chemical Corporation's PEG ratio

Quaker Chemical Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.67. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Quaker Chemical Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Quaker Chemical Corporation's EBITDA

Quaker Chemical Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $214.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Quaker Chemical Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Quaker Chemical Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.89%
Gross profit TTM $514.5 million
Return on assets TTM 2.8%
Return on equity TTM 8.57%
Profit margin 7.26%
Book value $74.34
Market capitalisation $4.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Quaker Chemical Corporation shares

There are currently 1.5 million Quaker Chemical Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Quaker Chemical Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 0% down from 1.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Quaker Chemical Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Quaker Chemical Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Quaker Chemical Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Quaker Chemical Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Quaker Chemical Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 46321.049363552). Quaker Chemical Corporation's SIR currently stands at 32.21. In other words for every 100,000 Quaker Chemical Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 32210 shares are currently held short.

However Quaker Chemical Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Quaker Chemical Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Quaker Chemical Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Quaker Chemical Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Quaker Chemical Corporation shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.1244% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Quaker Chemical Corporation shares, roughly 124 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against Quaker Chemical Corporation.

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Quaker Chemical Corporation share dividends

29%

Dividend payout ratio: 28.68% of net profits

Recently Quaker Chemical Corporation has paid out, on average, around 28.68% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Quaker Chemical Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Quaker Chemical Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.57 per share.

While Quaker Chemical Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Quaker Chemical Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Quaker Chemical Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 29 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Quaker Chemical Corporation's shares ever split?

Quaker Chemical Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 30 July 1990. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Quaker Chemical Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Quaker Chemical Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Quaker Chemical Corporation's share price.

Quaker Chemical Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Quaker Chemical Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $169.148 up to $300.9891. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KWR.US volatility(beta: 1.47)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Quaker Chemical Corporation's is 1.4679. This would suggest that Quaker Chemical Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Quaker Chemical Corporation overview

Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications. It operates through four segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; Asia/Pacific; and Global Specialty Businesses. The company offers metal removal fluids, cleaning fluids, corrosion inhibitors, metal drawing and forming fluids, die cast mold releases, heat treatment and quenchants, metal forging fluids, hydraulic fluids, specialty greases, metal finishing fluids, offshore sub-sea energy control fluids, rolling lubricants, rod and wire drawing fluids, and surface treatment chemicals. It also provides chemical management services. The company serves steel, aluminum, automotive, aerospace, offshore, can, mining, and metalworking companies. The company was formerly known as Quaker Chemical Products Corporation and changed its name to Quaker Chemical Corporation in August 1962. Quaker Chemical Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Quaker Chemical Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 25.078% of Quaker Chemical Corporation shares are held by insiders and 80.138% by institutions.
How many people work for Quaker Chemical Corporation?
Latest data suggests 4,200 work at Quaker Chemical Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Quaker Chemical Corporation?
Quaker Chemical Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Quaker Chemical Corporation based?
Quaker Chemical Corporation's address is: One Quaker Park, Conshohocken, PA, United States, 19428-2380
What is Quaker Chemical Corporation's ISIN number?
Quaker Chemical Corporation's international securities identification number is: US7473161070
What is Quaker Chemical Corporation's CUSIP number?
Quaker Chemical Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 747316107

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