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W R Grace & Co (GRA) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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W R Grace & Co (GRA) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. W R Grace & Co is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials. It operates through two segments, namely Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies. W R Grace & Co has a market cap of $5.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $77.41 with a P/E ratio of 31.08 and P/S ratio of 2.70. The dividend yield of W R Grace & Co stocks is 1.27%. W R Grace & Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 4.60% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter W R Grace & Co reported a revenue of $520.0 million, compared with the revenue of $459.5 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.9 billion, an increase of 12.6% from last year. For the last five years W R Grace & Co had an average revenue decline of 13% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.49 for the year, an increase of 1456.3% from previous year. Over the last five years W R Grace & Co had an average EPS decline of 27.3% a year. The W R Grace & Co had a decent operating margin of 16.73%, compared with the operating margin of 17.44% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of W R Grace & Co is 15.68%. The profitability rank of the company is 6 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, W R Grace & Co has the cash and cash equivalents of $200.5 million, compared with $152.8 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $2 billion, compared with $1.5 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 4. W R Grace & Co has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $77.41, W R Grace & Co is traded at 63.5% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $47.36. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.70, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.65. The stock gained 17.08% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of GRA, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.