Analyst Rating Update on W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA)

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) : 5 analysts are covering W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) and their average rating on the stock is 1.4, which is read as a Strong Buy. 4 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 1 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) has been rated by 5 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $107 and the lowest price target forecast is $76. The average forecast of all the analysts is $88.6 and the expected standard deviation is $11.37.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.


W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $74.79 and $74.32 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $76.71. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $75.67, notching a gain of 1.28% for the day. The total traded volume was 763,369 . The stock had closed at $74.71 on the previous day.

W.R. Grace & Co. (Grace) is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials on a global basis. The Company operates in three segments: Grace Catalysts Technologies, which includes catalysts and related products and refining, petrochemical and other chemical manufacturing technologies; Grace Materials Technologies, which includes packaging technologies and engineered materials, and Grace Construction Products, which includes specialty construction chemicals and specialty building materials. Its brands include Sylojet, Syloid, Shieldex, Sylosiv, Sylowhite, Durafill, Ludox, Sylodent, Syloblanc, Daraclar, Trisyl, Perkasil, Phonosorb, Sylobead, Cryosiv, Safetysorb, Poliedge, Sylobloc, Synthetech, Davisil, Vydac, Modcol, Spring, Multipacker, Reveleris, Revealx, Graceresolv, Visionht, Vydac, Alltech, Alltima, Sodasorb, Darex, Daraform, Daraseal, Darablend, Sincera, Celox, Apperta and Sistiaga.

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