W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) : Traders are bullish on W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 0.82% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 3.33%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 3.29% in the last 1 week, and is up 1.2% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
W.R. Grace & Co. is up 2% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -22.03%. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.85% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.04%.
W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $73.69 and $73.69 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $77.61. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $77.48, notching a gain of 5.13% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,762,690 . The stock had closed at $73.70 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.