Quaker Chemical Corp. (NYSE:KWR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 17th will be given a dividend of 0.345 per share on Monday, October 31st. This represents a $1.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.40%.

Quaker Chemical Corp. (NYSE:KWR) traded up 1.3534% on Wednesday, reaching $99.9345. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 50,908 shares. The stock has a market cap of $1.32 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.6874 and a beta of 1.60. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $98.49 and its 200-day moving average price is $90.55. Quaker Chemical Corp. has a 52-week low of $68.20 and a 52-week high of $103.21.

Quaker Chemical Corp. (NYSE:KWR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $186.91 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $187.77 million. Quaker Chemical Corp. had a return on equity of 15.21% and a net margin of 7.28%. The company’s revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.15 EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Quaker Chemical Corp. will post $4.55 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of research firms have recently weighed in on KWR. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Quaker Chemical Corp. in a research report on Sunday, July 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised Quaker Chemical Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $99.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corp. by 1.1% in the second quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 6,210 shares of the company’s stock worth $554,000 after buying an additional 66 shares during the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corp. by 2.5% in the second quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 2,748 shares of the company’s stock worth $245,000 after buying an additional 68 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corp. by 3.0% in the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 6,921 shares of the company’s stock worth $617,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corp. by 3.5% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 6,280 shares of the company’s stock worth $560,000 after buying an additional 210 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corp. by 2.4% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 24,589 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,193,000 after buying an additional 579 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 82.24% of the company’s stock.

Quaker Chemical Corp. Company Profile

Quaker Chemical Corporation is engaged in providing process fluids, chemical specialties and technical expertise to a range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans and others. The Company operates through four segments: North America, the Europe; Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia/Pacific, and South America.

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