In the past 52-week period, shares of W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) have moved within the range of $63.37 to $77.18. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $76.60, which is 0.75% lower than its 52-week high.
W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 4.87%, and a 50-day SMA of 6.00%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $5.24 billion.
Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income
Measuring Wall Street analysts’ average enthusiasm for a specific stock is critical when considering a potential investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) is Outperform.
Publicly-traded companies normally report earnings and revenue figures that are either above or below the average Wall Street projection. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) delivered a 4.87% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.43 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.41 billion.
Meanwhile, during the same quarter W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) delivered a 8.13% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.90 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.83 per share.
Ownership at W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA), According to Most Recent SEC Filings
We can gain important insight by taking a look at institutional ownership, as detailed in public companies’ latest 13F filings. W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) has 0.07 billion shares outstanding currently, 83.17% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $4.31 billion.
Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA), there were 21 new positions totaling 568,062 shares of the company’s stock. There were 43 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 3,606,823 shares.
Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators
Analyzing the average trade volume of a publicly-traded company’s stock – in the short, medium and long terms – is helpful for gaining insight into trading activity and general investor sentiment. W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA) has had a 20-day average volume of 900,515 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.
The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 723,178 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 601,114 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.