PQ Group Holdings Inc. (PQG): Price and Financial Metrics

PQ Group Holdings Inc. (PQG): $14.95

-0.12 (-0.80%)

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  • PQG scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 92.46% of US stocks.
  • PQG's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • PQG's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 4.34% of US stocks).

PQG Stock Summary

  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, PQ Group Holdings Inc is reporting a growth rate of -266.95%; that's higher than just 8.03% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for PQ Group Holdings Inc comes in at -44.41%, a number that bests only 8.05% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for PQG comes in at 37.65% -- higher than that of 93.52% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PQ Group Holdings Inc are CDEV, HCC, MUR, EEX, and RETO.
  • Visit PQG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.pqcorp.com.

PQG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, PQG's price/earnings ratio is 123.58% lower, now standing at -5.4.
  • Over the past 46 months, PQG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.
  • Over the past 46 months, PQG's price/earnings ratio has gone up 23.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PQG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PQG 2021-04-28 1.8 1.5 -7.0 -12.6
PQG 2020-04-24 0.9 0.8 18.4 14.5
PQG 2019-12-16 1.4 1.3 25.1 16.9
PQG 2018-07-17 1.6 1.5 41.7 39.1
PQG 2018-06-13 1.6 1.4 41.1 38.8
PQG 2017-10-31 2.0 2.1 -27.3 66.1

PQG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PQG, see our PQG 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 $18.70 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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PQG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.95 52-week high $18.90
Prev. close $15.07 52-week low $9.78
Day low $14.76 Volume 117,688
Day high $15.17 Avg. volume 325,144
50-day MA $15.50 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $14.91 Market Cap 2.05B

PQ Group Holdings Inc. (PQG) Company Bio

PQ Group Holdings Inc. provides catalysts, specialty materials and chemicals, and services. The company operates through two segments, Environmental Catalysts and Services: and Performance Materials and Chemicals. It primarily offers refinery catalysts, emissions control catalysts, and catalyst recycling services for fuels emissions controls use; silica gels for edible oil and beer clarification; precipitated silicas and zeolites for the surface coating, dentifrice, and dishwasher and laundry detergent applications; reflective markings for roadways and airports; and hollow glass beads or microspheres for cement additive, metal finishing, and oil well cement uses. The company also provides catalysts for high-density polyethylene and chemicals syntheses; antiblocks for film packaging; solid and hollow microspheres for composite plastics; silicate precursors for the tire industry; silicate for water treatment and drilling muds; sulfur derivatives for copper mining; and bleaching aids for paper. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

PQG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$14.95$149.98 846%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for PQ Group Holdings Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that PQ Group Holdings Inc ranked in the 89th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of PQ Group Holdings Inc, consider:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of PQ Group Holdings Inc over the past 2.53 years is 1.04%; that's better than 94.23% of cash flow producing equities in the Basic Materials sector, where it is classified.
  • 60% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 23.18% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • PQ Group Holdings Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -7.05. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 8.97% 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 PQG, try BCC, VHI, PVG, RFP, and PAAS.

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Latest PQG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about PQ Group Holdings Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PQG as an investment opportunity.

PQ Group Reports Solid First Quarter 2021 Results from Continuing Operations; Reiterates 2021 Outlook

PQ Group Reports Solid First Quarter 2021 Results from Continuing Operations; Reiterates 2021 Outlook

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

PQ Group Holdings to Host First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET

PQ Group Holdings to Host First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Yahoo | May 3, 2021

Sparta U.S. HoldCo LLC -- Moody's assigns first-time B1 CFR to Sparta U.S. HoldCo LLC; outlook stable

Rating Action: Moody's assigns first-time B1 CFR to Sparta U.S. HoldCo LLC; outlook stableGlobal Credit Research - 20 Apr 2021New York, April 20, 2021 -- Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has assigned first-time ratings to Sparta U.S. HoldCo LLC (dba PQ Performance Chemicals) including a B1 Corporate Family Rating (CFR) and B1-PD Probability of Default Rating (PDR). Moody's also assigned B1 ratings to the company's proposed first lien credit facility, consisting of a $125 million revolving credit facility maturing 2026 and $750 million term loan due 2028.

Yahoo | April 20, 2021

Westlake Chemical Meets 80-Plus Relative Strength Rating Benchmark

Westlake Chemical shows rising price performance, earning an upgrade to its IBD Relative Strength Rating from 75 to 83.

Yahoo | March 9, 2021

PQ Group Holdings, Inc. to Host Earnings Call

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / March 9, 2021 / PQ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PQG) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2020 Fourth Quarter Earnings call to be held on March 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time.

Yahoo | March 9, 2021

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PQG Price Returns

1-mo -2.54%
3-mo 4.77%
6-mo 4.55%
1-year 9.52%
3-year -15.44%
5-year N/A
YTD 4.84%
2020 -17.00%
2019 16.00%
2018 -9.97%
2017 N/A
2016 N/A

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