Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) VP Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $155.00, for a total transaction of $155,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 12,636 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,958,580. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

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

  • On Wednesday, September 27th, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $150.00, for a total transaction of $150,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, September 20th, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The shares were 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 shares were sold at an average price of $140.00, for a total transaction of $140,000.00.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR) traded down 2.58% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $152.68. 59,651 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $148.15 and its 200 day moving average is $143.40. The firm has a market cap of $2.03 billion, a PE ratio of 38.81 and a beta of 1.24. Quaker Chemical Corporation has a 52-week low of $104.36 and a 52-week high of $157.12.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $212.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $200.71 million. Quaker Chemical Corporation had a net margin of 5.93% and a return on equity of 15.43%. Quaker Chemical Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 11.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.25 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Quaker Chemical Corporation will post $4.97 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 17th will be paid a $0.355 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 16th. This represents a $1.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.93%. Quaker Chemical Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is presently 40.00%.

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Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. FBR & Co set a $165.00 price target on shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. BidaskClub cut shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 23rd. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $153.00 price objective on shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KWR. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 82,132.2% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,568,991 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $206,573,000 after buying an additional 1,567,083 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 7.2% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,172,791 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $154,409,000 after buying an additional 78,298 shares in the last quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. bought a new position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation in the third quarter worth approximately $3,910,000. ProShare Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 2,750.2% in the second quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 51,189 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $7,434,000 after buying an additional 49,393 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 6.5% in the second quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 610,234 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $88,624,000 after buying an additional 37,365 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.11% 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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