How Analysts Rated W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) Last Week?

June 14, 2018 - By Ash

W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.51, from 1.34 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 32 investors sold W. R. Grace & Co. shares while 87 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 54.89 million shares or 3.19% less from 56.69 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
State Street has 1.30 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 12,108 were accumulated by Eaton Vance Management. Ascend Cap Ltd holds 566,796 shares or 1.41% of its portfolio. Financial Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited accumulated 1,163 shares or 0% of the stock. Signaturefd Ltd Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). 53,229 are held by Brown Brothers Harriman &. 40 North Management Limited Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 942,052 shares. Moreover, Private Tru Communications Na has 0.15% invested in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) for 11,140 shares. Prudential Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Numerixs Technologies Inc holds 0.01% or 700 shares. Moreover, Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Lorber David A owns 915 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Ameriprise invested 0% of its portfolio in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Trexquant Inv Ltd Partnership has 0.13% invested in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) for 29,362 shares.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $660,474 activity. $65,758 worth of stock was bought by Cole Keith N on Wednesday, February 14. 3,700 shares were bought by Brown Elizabeth C, worth $248,520.

W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering WR Grace (NYSE:GRA), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. WR Grace had 12 analyst reports since January 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8200 target in Wednesday, April 11 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, May 16. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, April 17 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Thursday, April 26. As per Tuesday, March 27, the company rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, February 12 by Seaport Global. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by BMO Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $76.0 target in Friday, February 9 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, June 5 report. Below is a list of W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) latest ratings and price target changes.

05/06/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $82 New Target: $84 Maintain
16/05/2018 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $70 Upgrade
26/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $76 New Target: $80 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $86 New Target: $87 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $82.0000 Maintain
17/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $82.0000 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $82.0000 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $77.0000 Initiate
12/02/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $82.0 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $76.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.27% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $73.29. About 6,161 shares traded. W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) has declined 0.65% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.22% the S&P500.

W. R. Grace & Co. produces and sells specialty chemicals and materials worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.93 billion. It operates through two divisions, Grace Catalysts Technologies and Grace Materials Technologies. It has a 449.63 P/E ratio. The Grace Catalysts Technologies segment offers fluid catalytic cracking catalysts for the production of transportation fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuels, and other petroleum products; FCC additives; and hydro processing catalysts used in process reactors to upgrade heavy oils into lighter products.

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