Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) VP Ronald S. Ettinger sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $162.75, for a total value of $162,750.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) traded up $2.89 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $164.26. 102,666 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 57,673. The company has a market capitalization of $2,150.00, a PE ratio of 31.82, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.90 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16, a current ratio of 2.83 and a quick ratio of 2.25. Quaker Chemical Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $121.04 and a fifty-two week high of $165.37.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.26 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $212.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $200.71 million. Quaker Chemical Corporation had a net margin of 5.93% and a return on equity of 15.43%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.25 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Quaker Chemical Corporation will post 5 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 17th will be paid a $0.355 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 16th. This represents a $1.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.86%. Quaker Chemical Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 39.66%.

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KWR has been the subject of a number of research reports. 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. BidaskClub cut Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a 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 report on Saturday, September 23rd. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $153.00 price objective on shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation in a research report on Sunday, September 3rd. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the stock. Quaker Chemical Corporation presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $163.50.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Flinton Capital Management LLC grew its stake 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 worth $111,000 after buying an additional 176 shares during the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC grew its stake 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 worth $135,000 after buying an additional 332 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. grew its stake 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 worth $139,000 after buying an additional 129 shares during the last quarter. Everence Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation during the second quarter worth $212,000. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation during the second quarter worth $246,000. 82.70% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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