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Quaker Chemical Corp Gets a Hold Rating from Jefferies


Jefferies analyst Laurence Alexander reiterated a Hold rating on Quaker Chemical Corp (NYSE: KWR) on July 9 and set a price target of $168. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $159.37.

According to TipRanks.com, Alexander is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.8% and a 66.8% success rate. Alexander covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Omnova Solutions Inc, LyondellBasell, and PPG Industries.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Quaker Chemical Corp is a Hold with an average price target of $168.

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Quaker Chemical Corp’s market cap is currently $2.12B and has a P/E ratio of 81.93. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 5.04.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 79 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in May 2018, Jeffry Benoliel, the VP – MW, Can and Mining of KWR sold 6,116 shares for a total of $960,227.

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Quaker Chemical Corp. engages in the business of developing, producing and marketing formulated chemical specialty products. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, EMEA, Asia/Pacific, and South America.