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quaker chemical corp (KWR) Snapshot

Open
$88.21
Previous Close
$86.97
Day High
$89.91
Day Low
$87.44
52 Week High
12/18/14 - $89.91
52 Week Low
02/5/14 - $65.19
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
54.2K
EPS TTM
$4.37
Shares Outstanding
13.3M
EX-Date
01/14/15
P/E TM
20.4x
Dividend
$1.20
Dividend Yield
1.23%
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quaker chemical corp (KWR) Details

Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications worldwide. It provides 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 to protect metal during manufacture, storage, and shipment; and metal finishing compounds to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments, such as galvanizing and tin plating, as well as to prepare metal for further processing. The company also offers machining and grinding compounds for use in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts; forming compounds to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products; hydraulic fluids for steel, metalworking, and other customers to operate hydraulically activated equipment; and chemical milling maskants for the aerospace industry, and temporary and permanent coatings for metal and concrete products. In addition, it provides construction products, such as flexible sealants and protective coatings for various applications; specialty greases; die casting lubricants; and technology for the removal of hydrogen sulfide in various industrial applications. Further, the company offers chemical management services; and lubricants under the Binol and BioSafe brands for the metalworking, forestry, and construction industries. It serves various industries, such as steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and other industries. The company sells its products directly, as well as through distributors and agents. Quaker Chemical Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

1,783 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1918

quaker chemical corp (KWR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $664.6K
President and Managing Director of EMEA
Total Annual Compensation: $358.7K
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and T...
Total Annual Compensation: $337.8K
Vice President and Global Leader of Grease & ...
Total Annual Compensation: $334.7K
Vice President, Global Leader of Metalworking...
Total Annual Compensation: $325.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

quaker chemical corp (KWR) Key Developments

Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend, Payable on January 30, 2015

The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, payable on January 30, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 16, 2015.

Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces New Compatible Coolant Platform for the Tube & Pipe Industry

Quaker Chemical Corporation announced that it will spotlight its innovative modularly designed mineral oil free metalworking fluids from the QUAKERCOOL 700 series at FABTECH 2014. This new platform addresses the demand for a single product technology to be utilized for multiple operations and substrates. Designed with the front-to-back compatibility in mind, the product series integrates well with upstream chemistries and downstream protective coatings. The high performance coolant series portfolio includes QUAKERCOOL SUPER HYDRO 720, QUAKERCOOL 730 TP, and QUAKERCOOL 750 TP which target the hydro testing, roll forming process and thread cutting operations. Depending on the process needs, each product demonstrates its flexibility to be used for one or all the targeted applications. Benefits include lubrication, short term corrosion protection, clean rinsing, and a wide water quality tolerance. These synthetic oil-free microemulsions effectively resist microbiological growth and contain no chlorinated compounds, formaldehyde release agents, boron, monoethanolamine, nor secondary amines. The QUAKERCOOL 700 series expands the front-to-back portfolio of processing fluids and coatings offered for seamless and welded tube and pipe manufacturing processes. On the front end, Quaker provides fire-resistant hydraulic fluids, specialty greases, hot forming and rolling lubricants, and metalworking fluids for roll forming, cutting, and hydrotesting. At the back end, Quaker provides a wide range of temporary corrosion preventives and transport coatings, including high solids solvent-based coatings, fast-drying, low-VOC, water-based coatings and UV coatings. Combined with Quaker's process expertise, the comprehensive front-to-back solutions can bring opportunities to lower the total cost of ownership during manufacturing of tubular products. Quaker will exhibiting at Booth C533 in the Tube/Pipe/Wire Pavilion at FABTECH 2014 which takes place at the Georgia World Congress in Atlanta, GA from November 11th to 13th.

Quaker Chemical Corporation Provides Effective Tax Rate Guidance for the Full Year 2014

Quaker Chemical Corporation estimates that its full year 2014 effective tax rate will approximate 31%.

 

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