Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) VP Jan Nieman sold 5,604 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $153.22, for a total value of $858,644.88. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 7,803 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,195,575.66. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

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

  • On Friday, October 27th, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.00, for a total value of $155,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, September 27th, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $150.00, for a total value of $150,000.00.
  • 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 value 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 value of $140,000.00.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $212.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $200.71 million. Quaker Chemical Corporation had a return on equity of 15.43% and a net margin of 5.93%. Quaker Chemical Corporation’s revenue was up 11.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.25 earnings per share.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 17th were given a dividend of $0.355 per share. This represents a $1.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, October 16th. Quaker Chemical Corporation’s payout ratio is 40.00%.

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A number of research analysts recently weighed in on KWR shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $153.00 target price on shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation in a report on Sunday, September 3rd. FBR & Co set a $165.00 target price on Quaker Chemical Corporation and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Flinton Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 29.7% during the second quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 768 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $111,000 after acquiring an additional 176 shares during the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 55.3% during the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 932 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $135,000 after acquiring an additional 332 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 15.6% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 954 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $139,000 after acquiring an additional 129 shares during the last quarter. Everence Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation during the second quarter valued at approximately $212,000. Finally, Park National Corp OH purchased a new stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation during the second quarter valued at approximately $220,000. 83.11% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Quaker Chemical Corporation

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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