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W.R. Grace & Co. (Grace) is a supplier of specialty chemicals and materials. It operates in two segments: Grace Catalysts Technologies and Grace Materials Technologies. The Grace Catalysts Technologies segment develops and manufactures catalysts and related technologies used in refining, petrochemical, and other chemical manufacturing applications. The Grace Materials Technologies segment offers specialty silica gel materials for use in coatings, consumer, industrial, and pharmaceutical applications.

TypePublic
Founded1854
HQColumbia, MD, US
Websitegrace.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,000(+3%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$1.9 B(+13%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$63.3 (+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at W.R. Grace & Co.

Hudson La Force

Hudson La Force

President and Chief Executive Officer
Jag Reddy

Jag Reddy

Vice President, Strategy and Growth
Mark A. Shelnitz

Mark A. Shelnitz

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Laura Schwinn

Laura Schwinn

President, Specialty Catalysts
Elizabeth C. Brown

Elizabeth C. Brown

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
William C. Dockman

William C. Dockman

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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W.R. Grace & Co. Office Locations

W.R. Grace & Co. has offices in Columbia, Aiken, Albany, Baltimore and in 23 other locations
Columbia, MD, US (HQ)
7500 Grace Dr
Aiken, SC, US
213 Kaolin Rd
Albany, OR, US
1290 Industrial Way SW
Baltimore, MD, US
5500 Chemical Rd
Baton Rouge, LA, US
1201 Gulf States Utilities Rd
Chattanooga, TN, US
4000 N Hawthorne St
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W.R. Grace & Co. Financials and Metrics

W.R. Grace & Co. Revenue

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W.R. Grace & Co.'s revenue was reported to be $1.93 b in FY, 2018 which is a 12.6% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2019)

470.5m

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

191.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

40.6%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

53.8m

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

101.9m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

4.2b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

63.3

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

218.5m

EV

6.0b
W.R. Grace & Co.'s current market capitalization is $4.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.6b1.7b1.9b

Revenue growth, %

7%13%

Cost of goods sold

942.7m1.1b1.2b

Gross profit

655.9m663.3m766.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

94.1m10.4m166.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

100.3m111.5m100.8m

Inventories

(600.0k)4.4m(26.1m)

Accounts Payable

32.0m(2.5m)24.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016

Debt/Equity

4 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

7.3 x
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W.R. Grace & Co. Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Countries

60 60 70

Currencies

30 30 30

Facilities Owned

14 14 15

Product Lines

5 6 5
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W.R. Grace & Co. Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Rive TechnologyJune 17, 2019
Albemarle Corporation - Polyolefin Catalysts BusinessDecember 14, 2017$416 m
BASF - Polyolefin Catalysts BusinessApril 22, 2016
Rheoset Indústria e Comércio de AditivosJuly 09, 2012
De Neef Conchem GroupJuly 05, 2011$55.80 m
Wuhan Meilixin New Building MaterialsNovember 08, 2010
Synthetech , Inc.September 13, 2010$19.20 m
Flexit LaboratoriesNovember 11, 2005
Midland Dexter VenezuelaMarch 01, 2005
Alltech International HoldingsAugust 02, 2004
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W.R. Grace & Co. Revenue Breakdown

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W.R. Grace & Co. revenue breakdown by business segment: 24.3% from Materials Technologies and 75.7% from Catalysts Technologies

W.R. Grace & Co. revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.0% from Latin America, 24.9% from Asia Pacific, 38.9% from EMEA, 27.6% from United States and 2.5% from Other

W.R. Grace & Co. Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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W.R. Grace & Co. Online and Social Media Presence

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W.R. Grace & Co. Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    86/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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W.R. Grace & Co. News and Updates

W.R. Grace sees Q1 profit at high end of guidance, including negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Shares of W.R. Grace & Co. were indicated up a little over 1% in premarket trading Friday, after the specialty chemicals company said it expects first-quarter adjusted earnings per share to be at the high end of the guidance range of 65 cents to 72 cents provided in early February. The company …

W.R. Grace & Company: Leading Firm With An Undervalued Stock Price

This company should not only beat short-term earnings expectations, but has improving fundamentals, multiple growth opportunities, and an undervalued stock price.

W.R. Grace trims outlook as it tops earnings forecast, misses on sales

Chemicals company W.R. Grace & Co. trimmed its 2019 outlook as it reported third-quarter net income of $53.7 million, or 80 cents a share, vs. year-ago results of $16.1 million, or 24 cents a share, when it took a big charge. Sales declined to $470.5 million from $494.4 million on lower sales v…

Catalyst Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – BASF, Johnson Matthey, W.R. Grace, Albemarle, Evonik Industries

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Specialty Silica 2018 Global Market Key Players - PPG Industries, Evonik Industries, Solvay, W.R. Grace, J.M. Huber, Fuji Silysia Chemical.....

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W.R. Grace & Co. Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was W.R. Grace & Co. founded?

    W.R. Grace & Co. was founded in 1854.

  • Who are W.R. Grace & Co. key executives?

    W.R. Grace & Co.'s key executives are Hudson La Force, Jag Reddy and Mark A. Shelnitz.

  • How many employees does W.R. Grace & Co. have?

    W.R. Grace & Co. has 4,000 employees.

  • What is W.R. Grace & Co. revenue?

    Latest W.R. Grace & Co. annual revenue is $1.9 b.

  • What is W.R. Grace & Co. revenue per employee?

    Latest W.R. Grace & Co. revenue per employee is $483 k.

  • Who are W.R. Grace & Co. competitors?

    Competitors of W.R. Grace & Co. include Sika, Honeywell UOP and Nissan Chemical.

  • Where is W.R. Grace & Co. headquarters?

    W.R. Grace & Co. headquarters is located at 7500 Grace Dr, Columbia.

  • Where are W.R. Grace & Co. offices?

    W.R. Grace & Co. has offices in Columbia, Aiken, Albany, Baltimore and in 23 other locations.

  • How many offices does W.R. Grace & Co. have?

    W.R. Grace & Co. has 31 offices.