W. R. Grace & Co. [GRA] stock is up 8.86 while the S&P 500 has fallen -0.53% on Tuesday, 10/13/20. While at the time of this article, GRA ATR is sitting at 1.45, with the beta value at 1.40. This stock’s volatility for the past week remained at 2.58%, while it was 3.81% for the past 30-day period. GRA has risen $3.55 from the previous closing price of $40.06 on volume of 0.9 million shares.

On 7, October 2020, Grace to Release Third Quarter 2020 Results on October 28, 2020. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will release its third quarter financial results at 6:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET that day.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for W. R. Grace & Co. [NYSE:GRA] stock was on March 23, 2020, when it was Downgrade with a Hold rating from Jefferies. Before that, on May 01, 2020, Monness Crespi & Hardt Recapitulated a Buy rating and elevated its amount target to $75. On February 06, 2020, Loop Capital Downgrade a Hold rating and plunged its price target on this stock from $89 to $69. On November 18, 2019, Goldman Upgrade a Buy rating. On October 25, 2019, Monness Crespi & Hardt Reiterated a Buy rating and decreased its price target to $80. On October 16, 2019, Wells Fargo Initiated a Market perform rating. On April 12, 2019, KeyBanc Capital Markets Downgrade a Sector weight rating. On March 21, 2019 Berenberg Initiated a Buy rating and elevated its amount target to $95.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $26.75 and a peak of $73.36. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $60.00. At the most recent market close, shares of W. R. Grace & Co. [NYSE:GRA] were valued at $43.61. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 0.52%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

W. R. Grace & Co. [NYSE:GRA] most recently reported quarterly sales of 418.7 billion, which represented growth of -18.50%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $489,525 per employee, while its income is $31,575 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 37.20%, its Operating Margin is 5.90%, its Pretax Margin is +9.37, and its Net Margin is +6.45. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 3.37, 34.76, 18.16 and 5.41 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 83.59 and the whole liability to whole assets at 51.26. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 82.25 and enduring liability to assets at 0.50 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 39.55 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 39.03. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 40.72 and at 41.37 for 2nd resistance point.

W. R. Grace & Co. [GRA] reported its earnings at $0.49 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 6/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.47/share signifying the difference of 0.02 and 4.30% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 3/30/2020, the stated earnings were $0.71 calling estimates for $0.68/share with the difference of 0.03 depicting the surprise of 4.40%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for W. R. Grace & Co. [NYSE:GRA] is 1.30. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.38. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 2.39, it’s amount to book ratio is 11.78 and showing 44.41 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by TOMKINS MARK E, Director, and it was the purchase of 2000.0 shares on Aug 21. Brown Elizabeth C, the Sr. VP and CHRO, completed a purchase of 2000.0 shares on May 11. On May 04, La Force Andrew Hudson III, President and CEO, completed a purchase of 5000.0 shares.