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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 : 4/10

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Cash-to-Debt 0.05
GRA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. GRA: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GRA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.45 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity-to-Asset 0.14
GRA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. GRA: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GRA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.18  Med: -0.02 Max: 0.16
Current: 0.14
-0.18
0.16
Interest Coverage 3.78
GRA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.29 vs. GRA: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.93 Max: 13.04
Current: 3.78
1.1
13.04
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.46
Beneish M-Score: -2.36
WACC vs ROIC
8.28%
12.28%
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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 : 5/10

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Operating Margin % 18.26
GRA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. GRA: 18.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GRA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 11.61 Max: 18.66
Current: 18.26
2.54
18.66
Net Margin % 8.35
GRA's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. GRA: 8.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GRA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 6.37 Max: 15.72
Current: 8.35
1.27
15.72
ROE % 32.05
GRA's ROE % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. GRA: 32.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GRA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.05  Med: 54.56 Max: 524.97
Current: 32.05
17.05
524.97
ROA % 4.65
GRA's ROA % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. GRA: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GRA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.43 Max: 5.82
Current: 4.65
0.83
5.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 32.19
GRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. GRA: 32.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 23.27 Max: 33.32
Current: 32.19
2.02
33.32
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -16.80
GRA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. GRA: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GRA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.5  Med: 6.2 Max: 11.1
Current: -16.8
-18.5
11.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.10
GRA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. GRA: -10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GRA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.6  Med: -2.6 Max: 68.5
Current: -10.1
-36.6
68.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -22.80
GRA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. GRA: -22.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GRA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.2  Med: 12.4 Max: 53.7
Current: -22.8
-42.2
53.7
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Q2 2016

GRA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 407,676 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 180,000 sh (+200.00%)
John Griffin 3,159,000 sh (+0.43%)
Julian Robertson 14,400 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 121,345 sh (-17.30%)
Jim Simons 271,000 sh (-22.02%)
First Eagle Investment 1,123,215 sh (-25.60%)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,024 sh (-33.92%)
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GRA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 555,800 sh (+105.09%)
First Eagle Investment 1,716,499 sh (+52.82%)
John Griffin 3,161,800 sh (+0.09%)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
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Pioneer Investments 58,752 sh (-51.58%)
Caxton Associates 60,000 sh (-66.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 60,501 sh (-85.16%)
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Q4 2016

GRA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Caxton Associates 70,000 sh (+16.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Jim Simons 333,800 sh (-39.94%)
First Eagle Investment 989,210 sh (-42.37%)
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Paul Tudor Jones 7,869 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 140,000 sh (+100.00%)
Jim Simons 629,300 sh (+88.53%)
John Griffin 1,980,000 sh (-26.53%)
First Eagle Investment 527,020 sh (-46.72%)
Steven Cohen 72,400 sh (-66.65%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325180    SIC: 2819
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Headquarter Location:USA
W R Grace & Co is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials. It operates through three segments, namely Catalysts Technologies, Materials Technologies, and Construction Products.

W R Grace & Co was incorporated in Delaware on August 6, 1997. The Company is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials. It operates through three segments, namely Grace Catalysts Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies, and Grace Construction Products. The Grace Catalysts Technologies segment includes catalysts and related products and technologies used in refining, petrochemical and other chemical manufacturing applications. The Grace Materials Technologies includes packaging technologies and engineered materials used in consumer, industrial, coatings, and pharmaceutical applications. The Grace Construction Products includes specialty construction chemicals and specialty building materials used in commercial, infrastructure and residential construction. The Company's geographic areas in which it operates includes United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, Europe Middle East Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. The Company's products across its segments include Concrete admixtures, Additives for cement processing, Admixtures for masonry concrete, Process control solutions for ready-mix concrete, Structural waterproofing, vapor and air barrier systems, Residential building materials, Chemical grouts, Fire protection, Specialty grouts and mortars, Products for architectural concrete, Can sealants for rigid containers that ensure a hermetic seal between the lid and the body of beverage, food, aerosol and other cans, Sealants for metal and plastic bottle closures that are used on pry-off and twist-off metal crowns, as well as roll-on pilfer-proof and plastic closures to seal and enhance the shelf life of food and beverages in glass and plastic bottles and jars, Coatings for metal packaging that are used in the manufacture of cans and closures to protect the metal against corrosion, protect the contents against the influences of metal, ensure proper adhesion of sealing compounds to metal surfaces, and provide base coats for inks and for decorative purposes. The principal raw materials for Catalysts Technologies products include molybdenum, rare earths, tungsten, alumina, caustic soda, sodium silicate, sodium aluminate, aluminum sulfate, nickel, aluminum chlorohydrate, and aluminum. The principal raw materials for Materials Technologies products include resins, sodium silicate, solvents, latexes (including certain food-grade raw materials), polyolefin, and rubber. The principal raw materials for the Grace Construction Products are organic chemicals derived from olefins. Its customers include oil refiners and plastics and chemicals manufacturers, coatings manufacturers, consumer product manufacturers, plastics manufacturers, producers of rigid food and beverage packaging, and pharmaceutical companies, architectural and contracting firms as well as local specifiers, engineers and contractors. The Company's competitors include Albemarle Corp., Criterion, Haldor Topsoe, among others. The Company'

Top Ranked Articles about W R Grace & Co

*UPDATED TIME* Grace Announces Release Date for Second Quarter 2017 Results
Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology To Hengli Petrochemical Refinery Co. in Dalian, China
Grace to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference 2017
Grace Appoints Wisniewski as President, Materials Technologies
Grace Announces Quarterly Dividend
Grace Announces Release Date for First Quarter 2017 Results
Grace to License UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Dongguan Grand Resources, China

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:NYSE:GRA), the world’s leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, in the fourth quarter of 2016 contracted to license its UNIPOL® PP process technology to Dongguan Grand Resource Science & Technology Co. Ltd. The installations will be made at the company’s facility in Dongguan, Guangzhou province, China, and are expected to begin operations in 2019 using Grace’s leading non-phthalate CONSISTA® PP catalysts.
Dongguan Grand Resource’s new facility will produce a total of 600 kilotons per year of homopolymer thermoplastic resins in dual reactor lines. The project represents the 20th and 21st UNIPOL® PP process technology reactor line licenses in China. Grace’s UNIPOL® PP process technology is an all gas-phase technology with the industry’s broadest product capabilities coupled with stable and predictable operation. UNIPOL® PP process technology is the simplest of all PP process technologies, with fewer moving parts and less equipment than any competing alternative. This leads to lower capital, operating, and maintenance costs while maximizing reliability. Although mechanically simple, the technology enables the production of the broadest, most advanced homopolymers, random copolymers, and impact copolymers in the industry. Dongguan Grand Resources Vice President Wang Ligui, said, “We are committed to delivering high quality products at competitive prices and Grace’s UNIPOL® PP process and CONSISTA® catalyst system is the most economical way to rapidly develop our portfolio of products.” Al Beninati, President of Grace’s Specialty Catalysts business segment, said, “Grace is proud to partner with Dongguan Grand Resources and continue our record of service to customers in China. We believe this represents more evidence that our industry-leading process technology and catalysts technologies combine to provide our customers unparalleled flexibility to deliver the resins that are in highest demand.” Visit Grace’s website for more information about Grace polyolefin catalysts and process technology. About Grace’s UNIPOL® PP Technology Grace is the leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and has the broadest portfolio of polyolefin catalyst technologies of any independent polyethylene/polypropylene catalyst producer.  Grace’s industry-leading UNIPOL® PP licensing and related catalysts include the UNIPOL UNIPPAC® Process Control software, SHAC® Catalysts Systems, and 6th Generation non-phthalate CONSISTA® Catalysts Systems. About Grace Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customer partners around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries. More information about Grace is available at grace.com. UNIPOL® and UNIPOL UNIPPAC® are trademarks of The Dow Chemical Company or an affiliated company of Dow.  W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn. and/or its affiliates are licensed to use the UNIPOL® and UNIPOL UNIPPAC® trademarks in the area of polypropylene. This announcement contains forward-looking statements, that is, information related to future, not past, events. Such statements generally include the words “believes,” “plans,” “intends,” “targets,” “will,” “expects,” “suggests,” “anticipates,” “outlook,” “continues,” or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, expected financial positions; results of operations; cash flows; financing plans; business strategy; operating plans; capital and other expenditures; competitive positions; growth opportunities for existing products; benefits from new technology and cost reduction initiatives, plans and objectives; and markets for securities. For these statements, Grace claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. Like other businesses, Grace is subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause its actual results to differ materially from its projections or that could cause other forward-looking statements to prove incorrect. Factors that could cause actual results to materially differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements include, without limitation: risks related to foreign operations, especially in emerging regions; the cost and availability of raw materials and energy; the effectiveness of its research and development and growth investments; acquisitions and divestitures of assets and gains and losses from dispositions; developments affecting Grace’s outstanding indebtedness; developments affecting Grace's funded and unfunded pension obligations; its legal and environmental proceedings; uncertainties related to the company’s ability to realize the anticipated benefits of the separation transaction; the inability to establish or maintain certain business relationships and relationships with customers and suppliers or the inability to retain key personnel during the period following the separation transaction; costs of compliance with environmental regulation; and those additional factors set forth in Grace's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly report on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K, which have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and are readily available on the Internet at www.sec.gov.  Reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on Grace's projections and forward-looking statements, which speak only as the date thereof. Grace undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revision to the projections and forward-looking statements contained in this announcement, or to update them to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this announcement.
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Grace Announces $250 Million Share Repurchase Program

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:NYSE:GRA) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new share repurchase program of up to $250 million expected to be completed over the next 24 to 36 months at the discretion of management. Grace has repurchased shares totaling over $960 million since February 2014. The new program is expected to begin following the completion of our existing share repurchase program, which had $34 million of remaining repurchase authorization as of December 31, 2016.
“This program demonstrates our continued commitment to increasing long-term shareholder value," said Fred Festa, Grace’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Our strong balance sheet and cash flow provide the financial flexibility both to invest in growth and return capital to shareholders.” Repurchases under the program may be made through one or more open market transactions at prevailing market prices; unsolicited or solicited privately negotiated transactions; accelerated share repurchase programs; through any combination of the foregoing; or in such other manner as determined by management. The timing of the repurchases and the actual amount repurchased will depend on a variety of factors, including the market price of Grace shares and general market and economic conditions. The number of shares that will be repurchased is not guaranteed and the share repurchase program may be extended, suspended, or discontinued at any time without notice. About Grace Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Grace Catalysts Technologies and Grace Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customer partners around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries. More information about Grace is available at grace.com. This announcement contains forward-looking statements, that is, information related to future, not past, events. Such statements generally include the words “believes,” “plans,” “intends,” “targets,” “will,” “expects,” “suggests,” “anticipates,” “outlook,” “continues,” or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, expected financial positions; results of operations; cash flows; financing plans; business strategy; operating plans; capital and other expenditures; competitive positions; growth opportunities for existing products; benefits from new technology and cost reduction initiatives, plans and objectives; and markets for securities. For these statements, Grace claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. Like other businesses, Grace is subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause its actual results to differ materially from its projections or that could cause other forward-looking statements to prove incorrect. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements include, without limitation: risks related to foreign operations, especially in emerging regions; the cost and availability of raw materials and energy; the effectiveness of its research and development and growth investments; acquisitions and divestitures of assets and gains and losses from dispositions; developments affecting Grace’s outstanding indebtedness; developments affecting Grace's funded and unfunded pension obligations; its legal and environmental proceedings; uncertainties related to Grace's ability to realize the anticipated benefits of the separation transaction; the inability to establish or maintain certain business relationships and relationships with customers and suppliers or the inability to retain key personnel; costs of compliance with environmental regulation; and those additional factors set forth in Grace's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly report on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K, which have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and are readily available on the Internet at www.sec.gov.  Reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on Grace's projections and forward-looking statements, which speak only as the date thereof. Grace undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revision to the projections and forward-looking statements contained in this announcement, or to update them to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this announcement.
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Grace to Increase Dividend 24 Percent Effective in the First Quarter 2017

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:NYSE:GRA) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 24 percent increase in the company's regular annual cash dividend rate from $0.68 to $0.84 per common share. The increase will be effective starting with the first quarter dividend of $0.21 per common share, which was declared by the Board and is payable on March 23, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2017. "Grace is committed to growing our dividend for shareholders as part of our balanced capital allocation strategy," said Fred Festa, Grace’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  "In addition to the meaningful increase in our dividend that the Board approved today, during 2016 we strategically deployed cash to complete $245 million in acquisitions, made $117 million in capital investments, and returned $231 million to shareholders through share repurchases and dividends. We remain confident in our ability to generate strong free cash flow and drive superior performance over the long term."  The declaration of any dividends falls within the discretion of the Board, taking into account such considerations as the Board may deem relevant at the time, including, without limitation, the company's financial condition, financial performance, available liquidity, and applicable legal requirements. About Grace Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Grace Catalysts Technologies and Grace Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customer partners around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries. More information about Grace is available at grace.com. This announcement contains forward-looking statements, that is, information related to future, not past, events. Such statements generally include the words “believes,” “plans,” “intends,” “targets,” “will,” “expects,” “suggests,” “anticipates,” “outlook,” “continues,” or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, expected financial positions; results of operations; cash flows; financing plans; business strategy; operating plans; capital and other expenditures; competitive positions; growth opportunities for existing products; benefits from new technology and cost reduction initiatives, plans and objectives; and markets for securities. For these statements, Grace claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. Like other businesses, Grace is subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause its actual results to differ materially from its projections or that could cause other forward-looking statements to prove incorrect. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements include, without limitation: risks related to foreign operations, especially in emerging regions; the cost and availability of raw materials and energy; the effectiveness of its research and development and growth investments; acquisitions and divestitures of assets and gains and losses from dispositions; developments affecting Grace’s outstanding indebtedness; developments affecting Grace's funded and unfunded pension obligations; its legal and environmental proceedings; uncertainties related to Grace's ability to realize the anticipated benefits of the separation transaction; the inability to establish or maintain certain business relationships and relationships with customers and suppliers or the inability to retain key personnel; costs of compliance with environmental regulation; and those additional factors set forth in Grace's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly report on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K, which have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and are readily available on the Internet at www.sec.gov.  Reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on Grace's projections and forward-looking statements, which speak only as the date thereof. Grace undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revision to the projections and forward-looking statements contained in this announcement, or to update them to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this announcement.
Media Relations
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T 1 410.531.4370
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Ratios

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PE Ratio 36.82
GRA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. GRA: 36.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GRA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 20.91 Max: 154.16
Current: 36.82
1.77
154.16
Forward PE Ratio 21.60
GRA's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. GRA: 21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 36.09
GRA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
73% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. GRA: 36.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GRA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 20.46 Max: 154.16
Current: 36.09
1.77
154.16
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 44.52
GRA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
73% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. GRA: 44.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GRA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 15.51 Max: 135.29
Current: 44.52
0.9
135.29
PB Ratio 12.58
GRA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. GRA: 12.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GRA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.55  Med: 12.39 Max: 36.83
Current: 12.58
8.55
36.83
PS Ratio 3.08
GRA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. GRA: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GRA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.97 Max: 11.04
Current: 3.08
0.07
11.04
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 43.85
GRA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
84% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. GRA: 43.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GRA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.86  Med: 15.97 Max: 73.14
Current: 43.85
2.86
73.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 22.06
GRA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.94 vs. GRA: 22.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GRA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 9.96 Max: 322.3
Current: 22.06
2.03
322.3
EV-to-EBIT 23.38
GRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. GRA: 23.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 9.7 Max: 375.8
Current: 23.38
-2.9
375.8
EV-to-EBITDA 16.94
GRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. GRA: 16.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 6.7 Max: 80.8
Current: 16.94
-1.2
80.8
PEG Ratio 8.02
GRA's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. GRA: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
GRA' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.8 Max: 77.08
Current: 8.02
0.8
77.08
Shiller PE Ratio 32.21
GRA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 30.11 vs. GRA: 32.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GRA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.59  Med: 83.03 Max: 163.64
Current: 32.21
29.59
163.64
Current Ratio 1.45
GRA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. GRA: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 3.1 Max: 4.2
Current: 1.45
0.63
4.2
Quick Ratio 0.91
GRA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. GRA: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.45 Max: 3.71
Current: 0.91
0.48
3.71
Days Inventory 85.43
GRA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 63.90 vs. GRA: 85.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.73  Med: 55.39 Max: 104.85
Current: 85.43
50.73
104.85
Days Sales Outstanding 54.62
GRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 62.15 vs. GRA: 54.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.22  Med: 55.99 Max: 99.93
Current: 54.62
48.22
99.93
Days Payable 74.58
GRA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.97 vs. GRA: 74.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.47  Med: 45.15 Max: 85.23
Current: 74.58
32.47
85.23

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.05
GRA's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. GRA: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GRA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.07
Current: 1.05
0.22
1.07
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.36
GRA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. GRA: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GRA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.36
0.34
0.36
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.16
GRA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. GRA: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.07
GRA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. GRA: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GRA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.09
Current: 1.07
0.22
1.09
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.90
GRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. GRA: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.6  Med: -0.7 Max: 4.3
Current: 3.9
-2.6
4.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 3.18
GRA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. GRA: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GRA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.5 Max: 10.55
Current: 3.18
0.04
10.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.28
GRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. GRA: 4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2978.7  Med: 9.6 Max: 4608.5
Current: 4.28
-2978.7
4608.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 0.50
GRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
69% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. GRA: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.2  Med: 2.7 Max: 18
Current: 0.5
-15.2
18

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,633.80
EPS (TTM) $ 1.96
Beta1.35
Short Percentage of Float1.98%
52-Week Range $63.37 - 80.56
Shares Outstanding (Mil)68.36

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,659 1,747 1,804
EPS ($) 3.35 3.93 4.40
EPS without NRI ($) 3.35 3.93 4.40
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.42 0.44
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