Switch to:

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.88
KWR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KWR: 0.88 )
KWR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 3.66
Current: 0.88

0.11
3.66
Equity to Asset 0.56
KWR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. KWR: 0.56 )
KWR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.56

0.3
0.6
Interest Coverage 32.63
KWR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.99 vs. KWR: 32.63 )
KWR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 32.63
Current: 32.63

0.86
32.63
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.12
M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
11.61%
15.62%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.91
KWR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. KWR: 9.91 )
KWR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 10.16
Current: 9.91

0.74
10.16
Net-margin (%) 7.07
KWR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. KWR: 7.07 )
KWR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.16   Max: 7.72
Current: 7.07

-3.16
7.72
ROE (%) 15.22
KWR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. KWR: 15.22 )
KWR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 21.11
Current: 15.22

1.48
21.11
ROA (%) 8.63
KWR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. KWR: 8.63 )
KWR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 10.05
Current: 8.63

0.51
10.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.91
KWR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. KWR: 30.91 )
KWR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 52.27
Current: 30.91

2.38
52.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
KWR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. KWR: 1.60 )
KWR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 14.2
Current: 1.6

-3.8
14.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.40
KWR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. KWR: 5.40 )
KWR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.9   Max: 113.8
Current: 5.4

-14.9
113.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.90
KWR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KWR: 4.90 )
KWR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -51.7   Max: 84.1
Current: 4.9

-51.7
84.1
» KWR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Guru Trades

Q2 2014

KWR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 4,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 194,694 sh (+46.70%)
Chuck Royce 1,095,705 sh (+2.23%)
Mario Gabelli 5,490 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 604,455 sh (-4.99%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,852 sh (-32.33%)
» More
Q3 2014

KWR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 1,124,805 sh (+2.66%)
Mario Gabelli 5,490 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management 579,185 sh (-4.18%)
Jim Simons 152,701 sh (-21.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,746 sh (-44.83%)
» More
Q4 2014

KWR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

RS Investment Management 695,944 sh (+20.16%)
Mario Gabelli 5,490 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 695,944 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,049,045 sh (-6.74%)
Chuck Royce 1,049,045 sh (-6.74%)
Jim Simons 123,700 sh (-18.99%)
» More
Q1 2015

KWR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 2,800 sh (New)
James Barrow 29,855 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 5,490 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 121,900 sh (-1.46%)
Chuck Royce 1,016,904 sh (-3.06%)
RS Investment Management 338,720 sh (-51.33%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KWR

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.50
KWR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. KWR: 20.50 )
KWR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.28   Max: 199.54
Current: 20.5

5.28
199.54
Forward P/E 18.52
KWR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. KWR: 18.52 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.70
KWR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. KWR: 20.70 )
KWR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.26   Max: 197.73
Current: 20.7

5.26
197.73
P/B 3.10
KWR's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. KWR: 3.10 )
KWR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 3.45
Current: 3.1

0.46
3.45
P/S 1.50
KWR's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. KWR: 1.50 )
KWR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.5

0.1
1.59
PFCF 21.10
KWR's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KWR: 21.10 )
KWR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 159.4
Current: 21.1

3.48
159.4
POCF 17.43
KWR's POCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. KWR: 17.43 )
KWR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 80.56
Current: 17.43

1.97
80.56
EV-to-EBIT 15.20
KWR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. KWR: 15.20 )
KWR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 83
Current: 15.2

6.2
83
PEG 1.62
KWR's PEG is ranked higher than
61% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. KWR: 1.62 )
KWR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 14.05
Current: 1.62

0.66
14.05
Shiller P/E 23.20
KWR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. KWR: 23.20 )
KWR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.03   Max: 29.95
Current: 23.2

5.03
29.95
Current Ratio 3.13
KWR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. KWR: 3.13 )
KWR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 3.13
Current: 3.13

1.24
3.13
Quick Ratio 2.42
KWR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. KWR: 2.42 )
KWR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 2.42
Current: 2.42

0.91
2.42
Days Inventory 58.37
KWR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.48 vs. KWR: 58.37 )
KWR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 46.58   Max: 66.56
Current: 58.37

46.58
66.56
Days Sales Outstanding 86.02
KWR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
76% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.66 vs. KWR: 86.02 )
KWR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 61.94   Max: 90.31
Current: 86.02

61.94
90.31

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.40
KWR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KWR: 1.40 )
KWR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 17.86
Current: 1.4

1.19
17.86
Dividend Payout 0.28
KWR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. KWR: 0.28 )
KWR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 7.73
Current: 0.28

0.2
7.73
Dividend growth (3y) 5.00
KWR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
52% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. KWR: 5.00 )
KWR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 5
Current: 5

0.2
5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.64
KWR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KWR: 1.64 )
KWR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 20.91
Current: 1.64

1.39
20.91
Share Buyback Rate -2.20
KWR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. KWR: -2.20 )
KWR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.3   Max: -6
Current: -2.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 19.86
KWR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
606% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. KWR: 19.86 )
KWR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 9.62   Max: 176.77
Current: 19.86

9.62
176.77
Price/Tangible Book 5.29
KWR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. KWR: 5.29 )
KWR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 4.62
Current: 5.29

1.15
4.62
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.64
KWR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
60% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. KWR: 1.64 )
KWR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.64

0.62
2.21
Price/Median PS Value 2.53
KWR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
102% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KWR: 2.53 )
KWR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.72
Current: 2.53

0.27
2.72
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.04
KWR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. KWR: 3.04 )
KWR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 15.65
Current: 3.04

0.33
15.65
Price/Graham Number 2.19
KWR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
76% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KWR: 2.19 )
KWR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 5.32
Current: 2.19

0.81
5.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
KWR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. KWR: 6.60 )
KWR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 16.1
Current: 6.6

1.2
16.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.52
KWR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. KWR: 10.52 )
KWR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.8   Max: 27.5
Current: 10.52

-2.8
27.5

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:NEU, SCL, VAL, POL, CYT » details
Traded in other countries:QUC.Germany,
Quaker Chemical Corp develops, produces, and markets formulated chemical specialty products and offers chemical management services for heavy industrial and manufacturing applications in its four regions: the North America region, the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, the Asia/Pacific region and the South America region. The Company's products and services 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 (used by steel and metalworking customers to protect metal during manufacture, storage, and shipment); metal finishing compounds (used to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments such as galvanizing and tin plating and to prepare metal for further processing); machining and grinding compounds (used by metalworking customers in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts which require special treatment to enable them to tolerate the manufacturing process, achieve closer tolerance, and improve tool life); forming compounds (used to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products); hydraulic fluids (used by steel, metalworking, and other customers to operate hydraulically activated equipment); chemical milling maskants for the aerospace industry and temporary and permanent coatings for metal and concrete products; construction products, such as flexible sealants and protective coatings, for various applications; specialty greases; die casting lubricants; technology for the removal of hydrogen sulfide in various industrial applications; and programs to provide chemical management services. A significant portion of the Company's sales internationally are made directly through its own employees and its CMS programs with the balance being handled through distributors and agents. The Company uses over 1,000 raw materials, including mineral oils and derivatives, animal fats and derivatives, vegetable oils and derivatives, ethylene derivatives, solvents, surface active agents, chlorinated paraffinic compounds, and a wide variety of other organic and inorganic compounds. The Company complies with Federal, state, and local statutes and regulations relating to occupational health and safety and protection of the environment.

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK