Atika Capital Management buys $8,476,130 stake in W. R. Grace & Co (GRA)

W. R. Grace & Co (GRA) : Atika Capital Management scooped up 57,000 additional shares in W. R. Grace & Co during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 113,000 shares of W. R. Grace & Co which is valued at $8,476,130.W. R. Grace & Co makes up approximately 4.22% of Atika Capital Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Paloma Partners Management Co boosted its stake in GRA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 6,634 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,720 shares of W. R. Grace & Co which is valued at $729,097. W. R. Grace & Co makes up approx 0.03% of Paloma Partners Management Co’s portfolio.Great Lakes Advisors reduced its stake in GRA by selling 42 shares or 1.42% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,910 shares of GRA which is valued at $218,279. W. R. Grace & Co makes up approx 0.01% of Great Lakes Advisors’s portfolio. Spot Trading L.l.c sold out all of its stake in GRA during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 389 shares of GRA which is valued $29,436. Acadian Asset Management added GRA to its portfolio by purchasing 7,505 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $577,210.

W. R. Grace & Co closed down -0.05 points or -0.06% at $78.08 with 4,34,283 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $77.84, the shares hit an intraday low of $76.935 and an intraday high of $78.08 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, W. R. Grace & Co reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on Aug 1, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.67. The company had revenue of $390.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $405.89 million. The company’s revenue was down -4.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.19 EPS.

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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