W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA): Price and Financial Metrics

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA): $69.55

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  • Growth is the dimension where GRA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.8% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GRA is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • GRA ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

GRA Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for GRA is 5.79 -- better than 93.81% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 187.31, W R Grace & Co P/E ratio is greater than that of about 96% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • GRA's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 95.25% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GRA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DCOM, WBT, HEES, AMTB, and BAP.
  • GRA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit W R Grace & Co's official web site, go to www.grace.com.

GRA Valuation Summary

  • GRA's EV/EBIT ratio is 59.4; this is 235.59% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • GRA's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • GRA's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GRA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GRA 2018-08-13 2.6 16.3 691.0 21.9
GRA 2015-12-24 2.3 27.7 50.3 25.3
GRA 2013-08-15 2.0 11.7 61.4 56.6
GRA 2009-06-01 0.3 -2.4 17.7 20.6
GRA 2009-05-04 0.2 -1.7 6.0 6.3
GRA 2008-07-15 0.5 -4.5 18.0 13.0

GRA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GRA, see our GRA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $70.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.85 (Hold)

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GRA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $69.55 52-week high $69.75
Prev. close $69.55 52-week low $38.70
Day low $69.53 Volume 795,600
Day high $69.62 Avg. volume 800,952
50-day MA $69.04 Dividend yield 1.9%
200-day MA $60.70 Market Cap 4.61B

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) Company Bio

W.R. Grace is a supplier of catalysts; engineered and packaging materials; and specialty construction chemicals and building materials. The company was founded in 1854 and is based in Columbia, Maryland.

GRA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$69.55$10.93 -84%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for W R Grace & Co with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that W R Grace & Co ranked in the 17th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for GRA, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.01 years, is -0.09% -- higher than just 14.1% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • W R Grace & Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 11%; for context, that number is higher than 73.77% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, W R Grace & Co experienced a tax rate of about 4% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Basic Materials), this tax rate is higher than just 22.3% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as GRA, try CARR, LYB, UFS, FCX, and FNV.

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Latest GRA News From Around the Web

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates NWHM, VNE, ACBI, QTS, STL, GRA; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | July 24, 2021

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of an Investigation into the Fairness of the Sale of W. R. Grace & Co. to Standard Industries Holdings

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - July 23, 2021) - The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:To: All Persons or Entities who purchased W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) ("Grace" or the "Company") stock prior to April 26, 2021.You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Grace to Standard Industries Holdings. Under the terms of the ...

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates LONE, KIN, GRA, ADXS; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 22, 2021 / Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:Lonestar Resources US Inc. (OTCQX:LONE)concerning potential violations of the federal securities laws and/or breaches of fiduciary duties relating to its sale to Penn Virginia Corporation.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Lifshitz Law Firm, P.C. Announces Investigation of BRBS, KIN, MMAC, and GRA

NEW YORK, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. (NYSE: BRBS) Lifshitz Law Firm, P.C. announces investigation into possible breach of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale FVCB to BRBS. Under the terms of the merger agreement FVCB shareholders will received 1.1492 shares of BRBS for each share of FVCB owned. If you are an investor, and would like additional information about our investigation, please complete the Information Request Form or contact Joshua Lifshitz,

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

INVESTIGATION ALERT: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates ALTA, MMAC, FFWM, GRA; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | July 15, 2021

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GRA Price Returns

1-mo 0.43%
3-mo 1.34%
6-mo 20.54%
1-year 44.60%
3-year -1.08%
5-year 0.09%
YTD 27.58%
2020 -19.70%
2019 9.26%
2018 -6.13%
2017 4.94%
2016 -31.61%

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