PQG's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 282.15 -- higher than 87.49% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
PQ Group Holdings Inc's stock had its IPO on September 29, 2017, making it an older stock than merely 8.9% of US equities in our set.
The ratio of debt to operating expenses for PQ Group Holdings Inc is higher than it is for about 90.23% of US stocks.
Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PQG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BBGI, HRI, TROX, MAXR, and GEO.
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
DCF Fair Value Target:
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 98th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis implies the stock could yield a return of 19585% if fairly valued; such returns are always unlikely, though, so further investigation is likely warranted. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for PQG, they are:
The company's balance sheet shows it gets 46% of its capital from equity, and 54% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of merely 21.41% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 1.51 years comes in at 2.05%; that's greater than 95.96% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 54% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than 73.03% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return 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 VEDL, NTR, TMST, CMT, and AVTR.
PQ Group Holdings ([[PQG]] +3.4%) secures new $650M term loan facility at an interest of 3% plus floating LIBOR rate with maturity of February 2027.The proceeds will be used to redeem $625M 6.75% senior secured notes due 2022, with then no material debt maturing until 2025.The closing date is July 22....
Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has assigned a B1 rating to PQ Corporation's (PQ) proposed $450 million non-fungible first lien term loan due 2027. In addition, PQ will seek to raise $200 million in other unsecured debt, which together with proceeds from the new term loan, will be used to redeem PQ's $625 million senior secured notes due 2022 through a conditional call notice and pay for related premiums, accrued interest, fees and expenses.