Innophos Holdings, Inc. (IPHS) Reaches $43.16 After 6.00% Up Move; Last Week Quaker Chemical (KWR) Coverage

May 1, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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The stock of Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.30% or $1.78 during the last trading session, reaching $43.16. About 90,941 shares traded. Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) has declined 27.20% since May 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.75% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $843.42 million company. It was reported on May, 1 by Barchart.com. We have $45.75 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:IPHS worth $50.61 million more.

Among 5 analysts covering Quaker Chemical Corp (NYSE:KWR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Quaker Chemical Corp had 15 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 6 by Zacks. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 16 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $153 target in Friday, April 7 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 2 by Seaport Global. The stock of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 31 by Jefferies. The stock of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by Wunderlich. On Wednesday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) has “Accumulate” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Seaport Global. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, February 16 by Jefferies. The stock of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) earned “Hold” rating by Seaport Global on Friday, March 16. See Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) latest ratings:

16/03/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Hold New Target: $165.0 Maintain
20/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $165.0

Among 3 analysts covering Innophos Holdings (NASDAQ:IPHS), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Innophos Holdings had 7 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Zacks. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti given on Friday, December 16. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 31. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Thursday, September 3. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was upgraded by Sidoti. On Wednesday, September 6 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock of Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 20 by Sidoti.

Innophos Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces performance-critical and nutritional specialty ingredients with applications in food, beverage, dietary supplements, pharmaceutical, oral care, and industrial end markets. The company has market cap of $843.42 million. It operates through Food, Health & Nutrition, Industrial Specialties, and Other divisions. It has a 38.19 P/E ratio. The company's specialty ingredients include specialty phosphate salts and specialty phosphoric acids, as well as other mineral, enzyme, and botanical based specialty ingredients that are used as flavor enhancers in beverages; electrolytes in sports drinks; texture additives in cheeses; leavening agents in baked goods; mineral and botanical sources for nutritional supplements; pharmaceutical excipients; and abrasives in toothpaste, as well as in industrial applications, such as asphalt modification and petrochemical catalysis.

Analysts await Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 1.69% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.59 per share. IPHS’s profit will be $11.73 million for 17.98 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual EPS reported by Innophos Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.38% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.36 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 28 investors sold Innophos Holdings, Inc. shares while 54 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 18.14 million shares or 1.26% less from 18.37 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Atlantic Group Lc accumulated 500 shares. Zebra Capital Mgmt Ltd Company accumulated 15,297 shares. Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 831 shares. Royal Bancorp Of Canada accumulated 11,272 shares. Frontfour Cap Gp Ltd has 67,158 shares. Pnc Ser holds 0.01% or 123,529 shares in its portfolio. Art Advsr Ltd Company invested in 0.04% or 19,269 shares. Pinebridge Invests L P owns 13,368 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher has invested 0.14% in Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS). Assetmark Inc holds 0% or 6 shares. Jefferies Gp Ltd Liability Corp reported 9,539 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stone Ridge Asset Management reported 9,615 shares stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 0% stake. Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Com holds 984,342 shares. Vident Investment Advisory Limited Liability Co has 4,294 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.04, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 11 investors sold Quaker Chemical Corporation shares while 56 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 11.00 million shares or 2.94% more from 10.69 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 3,840 were reported by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement. State Street stated it has 390,448 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Associates Incorporated Md reported 0% stake. Commercial Bank Of Mellon accumulated 228,462 shares. Granahan Investment Mngmt Incorporated Ma owns 0.58% invested in Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) for 48,903 shares. Jpmorgan Chase accumulated 0.02% or 638,094 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System stated it has 20,488 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania holds 6,874 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Chatham Capital has invested 0.51% in Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR). Pinebridge Invests Lp stated it has 7,124 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems, California-based fund reported 46,044 shares. Northern Trust Corp has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR). Winslow Evans And Crocker invested in 0.24% or 5,000 shares. Hsbc Hldg Public Ltd Com has invested 0% in Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR). Schwab Charles Inv Management accumulated 82,213 shares.

The stock decreased 4.23% or $6.22 during the last trading session, reaching $140.77. About 33,781 shares traded. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) has risen 13.77% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.22% the S&P500.

Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.88 billion. The Company’s products include rolling lubricants used by manufacturers of steel in the hot and cold rolling of steel, and aluminum in the hot rolling of aluminum; machining and grinding compounds for use in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts; hydraulic fluids for steel, metalworking, and other clients to operate hydraulic equipment; corrosion preventives to protect metals during manufacture, storage, and shipment; and specialty greases used in automotive production processes, steel manufacturing, and various other applications. It has a 92.62 P/E ratio. The firm also provides metal finishing compounds to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments, such as galvanizing and tin plating, as well as to prepare metal for further processing; forming compounds used to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products; chemical milling maskants for the aerospace industry; and temporary and permanent coatings for metal and concrete products.

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