Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) VP Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $150.00, for a total transaction of $150,000.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 13,636 shares in the company, valued at $2,045,400. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

Jan Nieman also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, September 20th, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $145.00, for a total transaction of $145,000.00.
  • On Friday, September 1st, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.00, for a total transaction of $140,000.00.

Shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) opened at 147.95 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $1.97 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.61 and a beta of 1.24. Quaker Chemical Corporation has a 12-month low of $102.82 and a 12-month high of $154.38. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $137.81 and a 200 day moving average price of $139.82.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.24. The company had revenue of $201.18 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $197.23 million. Quaker Chemical Corporation had a return on equity of 15.52% and a net margin of 6.73%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.11 earnings per share. Quaker Chemical Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Quaker Chemical Corporation will post $4.93 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 17th will be given a $0.355 dividend. This represents a $1.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 16th. Quaker Chemical Corporation’s payout ratio is currently 36.13%.

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Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on KWR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $162.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. BidaskClub lowered Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $153.00 price target on shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, FBR & Co reissued a “marketperform” rating on shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its holdings in Quaker Chemical Corporation by 8.7% during the 1st quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 2,213 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $292,000 after acquiring an additional 178 shares during the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 20.1% in the 1st quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 2,064 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $272,000 after acquiring an additional 345 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 65.6% in the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 6,596 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $868,000 after acquiring an additional 2,614 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 35.9% in the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 239,215 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $31,496,000 after acquiring an additional 63,207 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank raised its holdings in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 4.0% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 14,818 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $2,173,000 after purchasing an additional 575 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.75% of the company’s stock.

Quaker Chemical Corporation Company Profile

Quaker Chemical Corporation is a provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a range of industries, including steel, aluminum, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans and others. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia/Pacific and South America.

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