Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR): Price and Financial Metrics

Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR): $239.80

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  • KWR scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 70.2% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KWR is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • KWR ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

KWR Stock Summary

  • KWR's went public 31.35 years ago, making it older than 84.16% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for KWR is currently 28.78, higher than 82.19% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Quaker Chemical Corp is reporting a growth rate of -11,479.42%; that's higher than just 0.14% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KWR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ARWR, NFE, GB, MKL, and UMH.
  • Visit KWR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.quakerchem.com.

KWR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, KWR's price/earnings ratio is 67.25% higher, now standing at 38.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, KWR's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.2.
  • KWR's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KWR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KWR 2018-05-25 2.5 4.9 79.1 28.6
KWR 2015-08-27 1.4 2.9 19.9 13.7
KWR 2011-02-11 0.9 2.6 14.2 9.9
KWR 2009-07-10 0.3 1.1 23.0 14.5
KWR 2004-01-20 0.8 2.5 17.6 12.1
KWR 2001-07-30 0.7 2.1 10.4 6.9

KWR Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -119.73%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 12.92%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 2.05%.
Over the past 30 months, KWR's revenue has gone up $601,788,000.

The table below shows KWR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 1,468.899 145.552 106.654
2020-12-31 1,417.677 178.389 39.658
2020-09-30 1,423.119 158.946 6.428
2020-06-30 1,381.025 104.627 -33.929
2020-03-31 1,300.854 102.573 -10.603
2019-12-31 1,133.503 82.374 31.622

KWR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KWR, see our KWR 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 $275.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.9 (Hold)

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KWR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $239.80 52-week high $301.99
Prev. close $234.35 52-week low $170.31
Day low $233.70 Volume 36,700
Day high $239.97 Avg. volume 69,982
50-day MA $236.53 Dividend yield 0.66%
200-day MA $244.13 Market Cap 4.29B

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:
$239.80$95.43 -59%

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 31th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 58.67%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for KWR, they are:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 82% of its capital from equity, and 18% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of 54.45% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 22.72% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 6.3. This coverage rate is greater than that of 60.28% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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 KWR, try IOSP, NEU, WPM, AEM, and BVN.

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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.

Quaker Houghton Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings and Investor Call

Quaker Houghton (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its second quarter earnings release and investor call.

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

Quaker Chemical: On The Right Track, But Still Not Cheap

bjdlzx/E+ via Getty Images Introduction I have been keeping an eye on Quaker Chemical (KWR) since 2016, and I was interested in the company when it announced its acquisition of Houghton (it’s now doing business as Quaker Houghton, but the official company name is still Quaker Chemical, and I will...

The Investment Doctor on Seeking Alpha | July 19, 2021

Quaker Chemical Corporation Consensus Indicates Potential 17.4% Upside

Quaker Chemical Corporation found using ticker (KWR) have now 4 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Hold''. The target price ranges between 300 and 255 calculating the average target price we see 275. Given that the stocks previous close was at 234.16 this is indicating there is a potential upside of 17.4%. There is a 50 day moving average of 237.27 and the 200 day MA is 252.71. The market capitalisation for the company is $4,239m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="KWR" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications. It o...

DirectorsTalk | July 1, 2021

US Chemical Output Spikes As Recovery Continues Post Winter Storm

The May reading showed higher production on a monthly comparison basis across all regions, reflecting restoration of capacity following the devastating winter storm in the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Yahoo | July 1, 2021

Quaker asks High Court to weigh in on grace periods for publicly disclosing invention

Save(0) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me US chemical company Quaker Chemical is seeking special leave from the High Court [] Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Username or Email Address Password Remember Me Lost your password? Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial. The post Quaker asks High Court to weigh in on grace periods for publicly disclosing invention appeared first on Lawyerly .

Lawyerly | June 27, 2021

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KWR Price Returns

1-mo 1.52%
3-mo -0.89%
6-mo -11.42%
1-year 19.08%
3-year 52.94%
5-year 159.38%
YTD -4.91%
2020 55.41%
2019 -6.66%
2018 18.90%
2017 19.03%
2016 68.15%

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