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Last $88.84 USD
Change Today -0.56 / -0.63%
Volume 91.1K
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quaker chemical corp (KWR) Snapshot

Open
$90.23
Previous Close
$89.40
Day High
$90.23
Day Low
$88.25
52 Week High
12/31/14 - $93.56
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $67.29
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
66.6K
EPS TTM
$4.14
Shares Outstanding
13.3M
EX-Date
07/15/15
P/E TM
21.5x
Dividend
$1.28
Dividend Yield
1.35%
Current Stock Chart for QUAKER CHEMICAL CORP (KWR)

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quaker chemical corp (KWR) Details

Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications worldwide. Its products include rolling lubricants used by manufacturers of steel in the hot and cold rolling of steel, and by manufacturers of aluminum in the hot rolling of aluminum; corrosion preventives to protect metal during manufacture, storage, and shipment; and metal finishing compounds to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments, such as galvanizing and tin plating, as well as to prepare metal for further processing. The company also offers machining and grinding compounds for use in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts; forming compounds to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products; bio-lubricants for forestry and construction industries machinery; hydraulic fluids for steel, metalworking, and other customers to operate hydraulically activated equipment; and chemical milling maskants for the aerospace industry, and temporary and permanent coatings for metal and concrete products. In addition, it provides construction products, including flexible sealants and protective coatings for various applications; specialty greases; die casting lubricants; and chemical management services. It serves various industries, such as steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and other industries. Quaker Chemical Corporation sells its products directly, as well as through distributors and agents. The company was formerly known as Quaker Chemical Products Corporation and changed its name to Quaker Chemical Corporation in August 1962. Quaker Chemical Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

1,941 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1918

quaker chemical corp (KWR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $702.7K
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and T...
Total Annual Compensation: $339.9K
Managing Director of EMEA and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $323.4K
Vice President and Global Leader of Grease & ...
Total Annual Compensation: $318.1K
Vice President and Global Leader of Metalwork...
Total Annual Compensation: $333.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

quaker chemical corp (KWR) Key Developments

Quaker Chemical Corporation Presents at Global Hunter Securities GHS 100 Energy Conference, Jun-24-2015 10:00 AM

Quaker Chemical Corporation Presents at Global Hunter Securities GHS 100 Energy Conference, Jun-24-2015 10:00 AM. Venue: JW Marriott Hotel, 151 W. Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Quaker Chemical Corporation Amends its By-Laws

On May 6, 2015, the Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation amended the company’s By-laws to Provide that notices of shareholder-proposed business and director nominations must be submitted at least 90 (but not more than 120) days before the anniversary of the prior year’s annual meeting, and require that a shareholder making a director nomination or bringing other business at a shareholder meeting must be a shareholder of record both at the time of the notice and at the time of the meeting and must appear in person or by proxy at the meeting; Require that business being proposed be a proper subject for action by shareholders under applicable law (and, if implemented, not cause the Company to violate any applicable law or regulation), and prohibit any individual from being appointed, nominated or elected a director of the Company if at that time such person cannot serve as a director without conflicting with any applicable law or regulation; Require that shareholder notices of proposed business and director nominations: describe any proxies, contracts, understandings or relationships as a result of which the shareholder has the right to vote any Company securities; describe any agreements, arrangements and understandings between the shareholders and any other person in connection with the shareholder business proposals; include any other information that the shareholder would be required to disclose under the federal proxy rules if undertaking a proxy solicitation relating to the proposal or nomination; in the case of a director nomination, disclose all direct and indirect compensation and other material relationships involving the proposing shareholder and the nominee; and describe all of the shareholder’s economic interests in Company securities, including any derivative positions, short positions, hedging and similar transactions, direct or indirect interests in any general or limited partnership which holds Company securities or derivative positions related to Company securities, or performance based fees the shareholder is entitled to receive based on any increase or decrease in the value of the Company’s securities or derivative positions related to the Company’s securities; Require all director nominees to complete the Company’s Director & Officer Questionnaire, and make certain representations to the Company relating to voting commitments, compensation and other economic arrangements and future compliance with the Company’s corporate governance and other applicable policies and guidelines applicable to directors; and Provide that nominations of persons for election to the Board may also be made at a meeting of shareholders by or at the direction of the Board.

Quaker Chemical Seeks Acquisition

Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) said, "'Together with the dividend, our primary use of capital will continue to be funding growth, both organically or by acquisitions. We have completed ten acquisitions over the past five years and we are pleased with the value they have created to date and the value we expect them to generate in the future. We continue to believe that additional acquisitions will be the best way to maximize shareholder value over the next several years. We intend to proceed with both acquisitions and share repurchases while maintaining our leverage at a reasonable level. The level of share repurchases will depend upon our judgment on the potentialacquisition opportunities in the pipeline at any given time".

 

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