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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 0.03
NYSE:PQG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. NYSE:PQG: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:PQG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.04
Current: 0.03
0.02
0.04
Equity-to-Asset 0.37
NYSE:PQG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NYSE:PQG: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:PQG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.37
0.24
0.37
Debt-to-Equity 1.37
NYSE:PQG's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
96% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NYSE:PQG: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:PQG' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.48 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.37
1.37
2.86
Debt-to-EBITDA 7.72
NYSE:PQG's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. NYSE:PQG: 7.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:PQG' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 7.55 Max: 12.84
Current: 7.72
7.1
12.84
Interest Coverage 1.11
NYSE:PQG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.14 vs. NYSE:PQG: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:PQG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.11
0.84
1.54
Altman Z-Score: 0.95
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % 11.93
NYSE:PQG's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. NYSE:PQG: 11.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:PQG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.05  Med: 13.31 Max: 17.56
Current: 11.93
11.05
17.56
Net Margin % 4.00
NYSE:PQG's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1132 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. NYSE:PQG: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:PQG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.49  Med: 2.94 Max: 4
Current: 4
-7.49
4
ROE % 5.58
NYSE:PQG's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.58 vs. NYSE:PQG: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:PQG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.68  Med: 4.35 Max: 5.58
Current: 5.58
-12.68
5.58
ROA % 1.70
NYSE:PQG's ROA % is ranked lower than
86% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. NYSE:PQG: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:PQG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.03  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7
-3.03
1.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 9.99
NYSE:PQG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. NYSE:PQG: 9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:PQG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.4  Med: 9.51 Max: 11.59
Current: 9.99
8.4
11.59
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Q3 2017

PQG Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Steven Cohen 531,970 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,809 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Jana Partners 173,466 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 300,000 sh (New)
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Q4 2017

PQG Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 47,266 sh (+98.52%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2018

PQG Guru Trades in Q1 2018

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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325180    SIC: 2819
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Traded in other countries:PQG.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
PQ Holdings Inc manufactures integrated manufacturer of specialty inorganic performance chemicals, specialty catalysts, and specialty glass materials. Its segments include performance chemicals, catalysts, and specialty glass materials.

PQ Holdings Inc manufactures integrated manufacturer of specialty inorganic performance chemicals, specialty catalysts, and specialty glass materials. Its segments include performance chemicals, catalysts, and specialty glass materials.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 29.22
PQG's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.21 vs. PQG: 29.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PQG' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.35  Med: 26.06 Max: 30.34
Current: 29.22
23.35
30.34
Forward PE Ratio 17.01
PQG's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.45 vs. PQG: 17.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 29.22
PQG's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.85 vs. PQG: 29.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PQG' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.35  Med: 26.06 Max: 30.34
Current: 29.22
23.35
30.34
PB Ratio 1.34
PQG's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. PQG: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PQG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.41
Current: 1.34
1.08
1.41
PS Ratio 1.34
PQG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. PQG: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PQG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.37
Current: 1.34
1.06
1.37
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 308.70
PQG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 22.34 vs. PQG: 308.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PQG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 247.55  Med: 265.28 Max: 311.96
Current: 308.7
247.55
311.96
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.02
PQG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. PQG: 14.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PQG' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.23  Med: 13.3 Max: 15.6
Current: 14.02
11.23
15.6
EV-to-EBIT 41.55
PQG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. PQG: 41.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PQG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.7  Med: 37.55 Max: 41.78
Current: 41.55
34.7
41.78
EV-to-EBITDA 15.13
PQG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. PQG: 15.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PQG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.6  Med: 14.2 Max: 15.22
Current: 15.13
13.6
15.22
EV-to-Revenue 2.93
PQG's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
74% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PQG: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PQG' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 2.8 Max: 3
Current: 2.93
2.6
3
Current Ratio 2.03
PQG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. PQG: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PQG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.03
Current: 2.03
1.27
2.03
Quick Ratio 1.05
PQG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. PQG: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PQG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.1
Current: 1.05
0.99
1.1
Days Inventory 65.62
PQG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
67% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 63.62 vs. PQG: 65.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PQG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.33  Med: 53.44 Max: 81.55
Current: 65.62
13.33
81.55
Days Sales Outstanding 50.28
PQG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 62.93 vs. PQG: 50.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PQG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 50.28
Current: 50.28
0
50.28
Days Payable 43.82
PQG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.72 vs. PQG: 43.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PQG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.79  Med: 49.76 Max: 57.89
Current: 43.82
20.79
57.89

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.13
PQG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PQG: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PQG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.16
Current: 1.13
0.99
1.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.40
PQG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. PQG: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PQG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 2.7 Max: 2.9
Current: 2.4
2.4
2.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,505.37
EPS (TTM) $ 0.56
52-Week Range $12.88 - 17.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)135.24

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 1,565 1,670 1,770
EBIT (Mil $) 259 305
EBITDA (Mil $) 482 524 550
EPS ($) 0.94 1.15 1.25
EPS without NRI ($) 0.94 1.15 1.25
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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