Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR): Price and Financial Metrics

Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR)

Today's Latest Price: $270.82 USD

3.08 (-1.12%)

Updated Jan 25 3:30pm

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Ranked of 102 in Chemicals

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KWR Stock Summary

  • KWR's current price/earnings ratio is 759.81, which is higher than 98.57% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for KWR is currently 30.73, higher than 84.38% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • As for revenue growth, note that KWR's revenue has grown 49.22% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 89.4% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Quaker Chemical Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ANGI, EYE, INOV, KTOS, and EVI.
  • Visit KWR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.quakerchem.com.

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KWR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $270.82 52-week high $283.54
Prev. close $273.90 52-week low $108.14
Day low $268.56 Volume 40,818
Day high $274.43 Avg. volume 69,558
50-day MA $255.94 Dividend yield 0.58%
200-day MA $199.78 Market Cap 4.83B

Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR) Company Bio

Quaker Chemical Corporation is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and others. The company was founded in 1918 and is based in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

KWR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$270.82$124.61 -55%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for KWR, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Quaker Chemical Corp ranked in the 34th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 54.33%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Quaker Chemical Corp, consider:

  • Quaker Chemical Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 10%; for context, that number is higher than 66.55% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than merely 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 68.09% of stocks in its sector (Basic Materials).

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

IOSP, IFF, MTX, ROCK, and SUZ can be thought of as valuation peers to KWR, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest KWR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Quaker Chemical Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KWR as an investment opportunity.

Analyzing Quaker Chemical's Ex-Dividend Date

On November 18, 2020, Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) declared a dividend payable on January 29, 2021 to its shareholders. Quaker Chemical also announced that …

Benzinga | January 13, 2021

Sidoti Virtual Investor Conference

Presentation Times and Weblinks Released for Over 60 Presenting CompaniesNEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 13, 2021 / Sidoti & Company, LLC has released the presentation schedule, with weblink click-throughs, for its two-day Winter 2021 Virtual Investor Conference, to take place Wednesday and Thursday, January 13-14, 2021. The links can also be found at www.

Yahoo | January 13, 2021

Why You Should Add Quaker Chemical (KWR) to Your Portfolio

Quaker Chemical (KWR) benefits from a recovery in its end-use markets, cost savings actions and synergies.

Yahoo | December 31, 2020

5 Chemical Stocks Poised to Maintain Winning Streak in 2021

A rebound in China, demand upturn across major markets and recovering manufacturing activities augur well for the chemical industry heading into 2021.

Yahoo | December 29, 2020

Quaker Chemical: Getting Expensive At 20X Its 2021 EBITDA

Introduction It’s been about 13 months since I last discussed Quaker Chemical (KWR) here on Seeking Alpha, as I wanted to figure out how the business combination with Houghton would have an impact on the profitability and free cash flow performance of the combined entity. As you may remember, Houghton...

The Investment Doctor on Seeking Alpha | December 28, 2020

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KWR Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 41.57%
6-mo 36.42%
1-year 60.97%
3-year 78.75%
5-year 302.63%
YTD 7.03%
2020 55.41%
2019 -6.66%
2018 18.90%
2017 19.03%
2016 68.15%

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