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W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) VP Pamela K. Wagoner sold 35,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.85, for a total transaction of $3,214,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on GRA. Analysts at Macqurie upgraded shares of W.R. Grace & Co. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $112.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Macquarie upgraded shares of W.R. Grace & Co. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of W.R. Grace & Co. from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 3rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $107.20.

Shares of W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) traded up 1.09% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $93.41. The stock had a trading volume of 500,371 shares. W.R. Grace & Co. has a one year low of $74.46 and a one year high of $105.05. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $92.43 and its 200-day moving average is $96.36. The company has a market cap of $7.127 billion and a P/E ratio of 29.16.

W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $745.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $739.13 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.81 earnings per share. W.R. Grace & Co.’s revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that W.R. Grace & Co. will post $4.53 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

W.R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials on a global basis.

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