Brokerage Firm Rating on W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA)

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) : Zacks Investment Research ranks W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 4 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A total of 1 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 5 research analysts is 1.4, which indicates as a Strong Buy.

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) : The highest short term price target forecast on W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) is $107 and the lowest target price is $76. A total of 5 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $88.6 with a standard deviation of $11.37.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $75.22 and $75.22 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $76.19. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $75.83, notching a gain of 0.69% for the day. The total traded volume was 374,310 . The stock had closed at $75.31 on the previous day.

In a related news, Gulyas Diane H., director of W R Grace & Co, had purchased 1,000 shares on May 11, 2016. The total value of the transaction was $78,330. The information was disclosed with the SEC in a Form 4 Filing. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.

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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