KWR Stock Overview
Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$193.74|
|52 Week High||US$276.60|
|52 Week Low||US$129.80|
|1 Month Change||45.49%|
|3 Month Change||31.55%|
|1 Year Change||-23.47%|
|3 Year Change||21.94%|
|5 Year Change||45.57%|
|Change since IPO||1,300.53%|
Recent News & Updates
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...
|KWR||US Chemicals||US Market|
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.
|KWR Average Weekly Movement||9.0%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||6.7%|
|Market Average Movement||7.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
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
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
|KWR fundamental statistics|
Is KWR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KWR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.28b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||4.63|
|Net Profit Margin||4.46%|
How did KWR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Does KWR pay a reliable dividends?See KWR dividend history and benchmarks
|Quaker Chemical dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Oct 14 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Oct 31 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||61 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||78 days|
Does KWR pay a reliable dividends?See KWR dividend history and benchmarks
Is KWR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
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.
|What is KWR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does KWR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|KWR PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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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.
|Current PE Ratio||41.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||30.5x|
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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How is Quaker Chemical forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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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How has Quaker Chemical performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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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How is Quaker Chemical's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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 ($1.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KWR's net debt to equity ratio (59%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KWR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.7% to 74.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KWR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.1%).
Interest Coverage: KWR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.4x coverage).
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What is Quaker Chemical current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KWR's dividend (0.9%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: KWR's dividend (0.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.96%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KWR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KWR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.6%), KWR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (152.5%), KWR's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andy Tometich (55 yo)
Mr. Andrew E. Tometich, also known as Andy, serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at Quaker Chemical Corporation since December 1, 2021 and serves as its Director. Mr. Tometich served as Executiv...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andy's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: KWR's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KWR's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Quaker Chemical Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Quaker Chemical Corporation
- One Quaker Park
- 901 East Hector Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/13 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/12 00:00|
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.