PQ Corporation is a global provider of catalysts, specialty materials, chemicals and services that enable environmental improvements. The Company’s products and solutions help companies produce vehicles with fuel efficiency. The Company has developed zeolite-based catalysts to reduce pollutants in diesel engines. PQ Corporation’s segments include environmental catalysts and services, and performance materials and chemicals.
Type
Public
HQ
Malvern, US
Founded
1831
Size (employees)
2,949 (est)
Website
pqcorp.com
PQ Corporation was founded in 1831 and is headquartered in Malvern, US
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PQ Corporation Office Locations

PQ Corporation has offices in Norwalk, Valley Forge and Malvern
Malvern, US (HQ)
300 Lindenwood Dr
Norwalk, US
761 Main Ave
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PQ Corporation Financials and Metrics

PQ Corporation Financials

PQ Corporation's revenue was reported to be $1.06 b in FY, 2016 which is a 173.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

391.8 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

102.6 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %

26.2%

Net income (Q3, 2017)

(3.3 m)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

46.6 m

Market capitalization (14-Jun-2018)

2.4 b

Closing share price (14-Jun-2018)

17.5

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

68.8 m

EV

4.9 b
PQ Corporation's current market capitalization is $2.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

388.9 m1.1 b

Revenue growth, %

174%

Cost of goods sold

278.8 m810.1 m

Gross profit

110.1 m254.1 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2016Q3, 2017

Revenue

360 m391.8 m

Cost of goods sold

274.7 m289.3 m

Gross profit

85.3 m102.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

24%26%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

25.2 m70.7 m

Accounts Receivable

34.3 m160.6 m

Prepaid Expenses

1.9 m34.3 m

Inventories

10.2 m227 m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

50.5 m68.8 m

Accounts Receivable

224.6 m212 m

Prepaid Expenses

26.8 m29 m

Inventories

236.5 m235.9 m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

11.4 m(79.2 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

39 m128.3 m

Inventories

(1.7 m)(2.3 m)

Accounts Payable

2.5 m11.9 m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(80.1 m)(89.7 m)(4 m)(7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

42 m85.6 m83.2 m129.1 m

Inventories

2.8 m13.8 m2 m4.9 m

Accounts Payable

(7.9 m)(7.3 m)(7.4 m)(9 m)
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

106.3 x

EV/CFO

45.1 x

Revenue/Employee

307 k

Debt/Equity

2.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

4.1 x
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PQ Corporation Operating Metrics

PQ Corporation's Customers was reported to be 4 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2016

Customers

4 k

Manufacturing Facilities

72

Patents (US)

47

Patents (foreign)

300
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PQ Corporation Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Eco Services Operations Corp.
National Silicates Partnership
Potters Holdings
PQ Asia Inc.
PQ Europe
PQ International
PQ Potters Europe GmbH
PQ Silicas UK Ltd
Silicatos y Derivados, S.A. de C.V.
Zeolyst International

PQ Corporation Revenue Breakdown

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PQ Corporation revenue breakdown by business segment: 32.5% from Environmental Catalysts & Services and 67.5% from Performance Materials & Chemicals

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