Jan Nieman Sells 5,604 Shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR) Stock

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) VP Jan Nieman sold 5,604 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $153.22, for a total value of $858,644.88. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 7,803 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,195,575.66. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Jan Nieman also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, October 27th, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $155.00, for a total value of $155,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, September 27th, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $150.00, for a total value of $150,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, September 20th, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $145.00, for a total value of $145,000.00.
  • On Friday, September 1st, Jan Nieman sold 1,000 shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $140.00, for a total value of $140,000.00.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) opened at $160.13 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.25, a current ratio of 2.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. The firm has a market cap of $2.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.38, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.85 and a beta of 1.36.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $212.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $200.71 million. Quaker Chemical Corporation had a return on equity of 15.43% and a net margin of 5.93%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 11.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.25 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Quaker Chemical Corporation will post 5.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 17th were given a dividend of $0.355 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, October 16th. This represents a $1.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.89%. Quaker Chemical Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 40.00%.

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Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $171.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday. FBR & Co set a $165.00 price objective on Quaker Chemical Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $153.00 price objective on shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation in a report on Sunday, September 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub raised Quaker Chemical Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 0.6% during the second quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,929 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $571,000 after acquiring an additional 25 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 0.3% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 10,067 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $1,463,000 after acquiring an additional 26 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp lifted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 0.9% during the second quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 3,011 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $436,000 after acquiring an additional 28 shares in the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank lifted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 5.1% during the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 1,810 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $263,000 after acquiring an additional 88 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund lifted its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation by 0.9% during the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 9,704 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $1,409,000 after acquiring an additional 89 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.11% of the company’s stock.

Quaker Chemical Corporation Company Profile

Quaker Chemical Corporation is a provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a range of industries, including steel, aluminum, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans and others. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia/Pacific and South America.

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