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Last $92.70 USD
Change Today +12.53 / 15.63%
Volume 359.7K
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As of 4:15 PM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

quaker chemical corp (KWR) Snapshot

Open
$86.39
Previous Close
$80.17
Day High
$95.74
Day Low
$84.82
52 Week High
07/31/15 - $95.74
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $67.29
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
95.1K
EPS TTM
$4.12
Shares Outstanding
13.3M
EX-Date
07/15/15
P/E TM
22.5x
Dividend
$1.28
Dividend Yield
1.32%
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 to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jul 30, 2015

Quaker Chemical Corporation announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Jul 30, 2015

Quaker Chemical Corporation, Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

Quaker Chemical Corporation, Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

Quaker Chemical Corporation Introduces Roll Lubrication to the 4-High Steckel Mill

Quaker Chemical Corporation introduced roll lubrication to the 4-high Steckel mill at Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Inc. which resulted in advantages such as significant extension to roll service life and a notable reduction in mill torque. To further understand the impact of roll lubrication, a trial was performed which yielded the mechanism and advantages of backup roll lubrication in the reversing hot rolling mill: Fewer roll changes are needed with lubricated backup rolls, as the normal pressure and friction traction between the backup and work rolls are reduced, which translates to extended roll service lives and lower roll costs; Roll bite lubrication lowers the mill separating force and torques by increasing the slipping zones and counteracting the length of the breaking zone; and bite and roll slippage are no longer factors with the presence of lubrication after oiling time is schemed.

 

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