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Last $87.23 USD
Change Today -0.28 / -0.32%
Volume 38.5K
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quaker chemical corp (KWR) Snapshot

Open
$87.35
Previous Close
$87.51
Day High
$87.70
Day Low
$86.69
52 Week High
12/31/14 - $93.56
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $67.29
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
58.2K
EPS TTM
$4.31
Shares Outstanding
13.3M
EX-Date
04/14/15
P/E TM
20.3x
Dividend
$1.20
Dividend Yield
1.38%
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, Global Leader of Metalworking...
Total Annual Compensation: $333.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

quaker chemical corp (KWR) Key Developments

Quaker Chemical Corporation Presents at Nomura Global Chemicals Industry Leaders Conference 2015, Mar-26-2015

Quaker Chemical Corporation Presents at Nomura Global Chemicals Industry Leaders Conference 2015, Mar-26-2015 . Venue: London, United Kingdom.

Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Quaker Chemical Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $194,033,000 compared to $184,297,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $16,485,000 compared to $15,232,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before taxes and equity in net income of associated companies was $16,621,000 compared to $16,411,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $12,639,000 or $0.95 per basic and diluted share compared to $14,086,000 or $1.07 per basic and diluted share for the same period a year ago. Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share were $1.00 against $0.98 a year ago. The fourth quarter comparison obscures year-over-year earnings growth as the fourth quarter of 2013 benefited from a $0.08 favorable tax adjustment while the fourth quarter of 2014 was negatively impacted by foreign exchange of $0.04 and the other non-operating expenses. Included in the Company's net sales growth for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $8.4 million, or 4.6%, of additional sales from acquisitions, which was largely offset by $6.6 million, or 4%, related to a decrease in foreign currency exchange rate translation. Adjusted EBITDA was $23,780,000 against $20,978,000 a year ago. For the year, the company reported net sales of $765,860,000 compared to $729,395,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $77,356,000 compared to $71,243,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before taxes and equity in net income of associated companies was $78,293,000 compared to $72,826,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $56,492,000 or $4.26 per diluted share compared to $56,339,000 or $4.27 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $54,690,000 against $73,801,000 a year ago. Investments in property, plant and equipment was $13,052,000 against $11,439,000 a year ago. The Company's adjusted EBITDA approximated $100 million for 2014, which was an 11% increase from $89.6 million in 2013. Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share were $4.26 against $3.84 a year ago. For 2015, the company expects to increase revenue, operating income and adjusted EBITDA for the sixth consecutive year.

Quaker Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on April 30, 2015

The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, payable on April 30, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 16, 2015.

 

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