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KWR

Quaker Chemical NYSE:KWR Stock Report

Last Price

US$193.74

Market Cap

US$3.5b

7D

3.6%

1Y

-23.5%

Updated

13 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
KWR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends3/6

KWR Stock Overview

Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications.

Quaker Chemical Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Quaker Chemical
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$193.74
52 Week HighUS$276.60
52 Week LowUS$129.80
Beta1.33
1 Month Change45.49%
3 Month Change31.55%
1 Year Change-23.47%
3 Year Change21.94%
5 Year Change45.57%
Change since IPO1,300.53%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 01
Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.435

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.435

Quaker Chemical Corporation's ( NYSE:KWR ) dividend will be increasing from last year's payment of the same period to...

Shareholder Returns

KWRUS ChemicalsUS Market
7D3.6%5.9%3.2%
1Y-23.5%-3.8%-10.2%

Return vs Industry: KWR underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -3.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KWR underperformed the US Market which returned -10.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KWR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KWR volatility
KWR Average Weekly Movement9.0%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement6.7%
Market Average Movement7.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: KWR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KWR's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19184,700Andy Tometichhttps://www.quakerhoughton.com

Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications. The company operates through four segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; Asia/Pacific; and Global Specialty Businesses. It offers metal removal fluids, cleaning fluids, corrosion inhibitors, metal drawing and forming fluids, die cast mold releases, heat treatment and quenchants, metal forging fluids, hydraulic fluids, specialty greases, metal finishing fluids, offshore sub-sea energy control fluids, rolling lubricants, rod and wire drawing fluids, and surface treatment chemicals.

Quaker Chemical Fundamentals Summary

How do Quaker Chemical's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KWR fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$3.47b
Earnings (TTM)US$83.01m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.86b

41.8x

P/E Ratio

1.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KWR income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.86b
Cost of RevenueUS$1.28b
Gross ProfitUS$580.33m
Other ExpensesUS$497.32m
EarningsUS$83.01m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)4.63
Gross Margin31.16%
Net Profit Margin4.46%
Debt/Equity Ratio74.2%

How did KWR perform over the long term?

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Dividends

0.9%

Current Dividend Yield

36%

Payout Ratio

Does KWR pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy KWR by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Quaker Chemical dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateOct 14 2022
Dividend Pay DateOct 31 2022
Days until Ex dividend61 days
Days until Dividend pay date78 days

Does KWR pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is KWR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for KWR?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

KWR key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA18.6x
PEG Ratio1.2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does KWR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

KWR PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for KWR vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average23.7x
AVNT Avient
17.7x18.7%US$4.5b
FUL H.B. Fuller
21.9x15.7%US$3.7b
BCPC Balchem
39.7x12.7%US$4.3b
ATC Atotech
36.8x29.6%US$4.4b
KWR Quaker Chemical
41.8x36.4%US$3.5b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: KWR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.8x) compared to the peer average (23.7x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does KWR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Chemicals Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: KWR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.8x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (16.9x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is KWR's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

KWR PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio41.8x
Fair PE Ratio30.5x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: KWR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (30.5x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of KWR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: KWR ($193.74) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($133.1)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KWR is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.


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Future Growth

How is Quaker Chemical forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


36.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KWR's forecast earnings growth (36.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: KWR's earnings (36.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: KWR's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: KWR's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KWR's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: KWR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.8%)


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Past Performance

How has Quaker Chemical performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

1/6

Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


26.5%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KWR has a large one-off loss of $26.8M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: KWR's current net profit margins (4.5%) are lower than last year (9.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KWR's earnings have grown significantly by 26.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KWR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: KWR had negative earnings growth (-43.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (19.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KWR's Return on Equity (6.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Quaker Chemical's financial position?

Financial Health Score

2/6

Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KWR's short term assets ($1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($400.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: KWR's short term assets ($1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KWR's net debt to equity ratio (59%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KWR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.7% to 74.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KWR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.1%).

Interest Coverage: KWR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Quaker Chemical current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

3/6

Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


0.90%

Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayAug 14 2022Ex Dividend DateOct 14 2022Dividend Pay DateOct 31 202217 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 61 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KWR's dividend (0.9%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).

High Dividend: KWR's dividend (0.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.96%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: KWR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: KWR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.6%), KWR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (152.5%), KWR's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Andy Tometich (55 yo)

0.67

Tenure

US$4,250,417

Compensation

Mr. Andrew E. Tometich, also known as Andy, serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at Quaker Chemical Corporation since December 1, 2021 and serves as its Director. Mr. Tometich served as Executiv...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andy's total compensation ($USD4.25M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.55M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Andy's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KWR's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KWR's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: KWR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Quaker Chemical Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Quaker Chemical Corporation
  • Ticker: KWR
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1918
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: US$3.474b
  • Shares outstanding: 17.93m
  • Website: https://www.quakerhoughton.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Quaker Chemical Corporation
  • One Quaker Park
  • 901 East Hector Street
  • Conshohocken
  • Pennsylvania
  • 19428-2380
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/13 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Earnings2022/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.