W R Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA): Stock Big Money Are Bullish About: at 0.8

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“Big money” Positions

In 2018 Q2 W R Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) big money sentiment decreased to 0.8, according to SEC filings. So its down -0.03, from 2018Q1’s 0.83. 105 hedge funds increased or started new stock positions, while 131 sold and trimmed stakes in W R Grace & Co so the sentiment dropped. These funds own 56.62 million shares, that’s up from 54.89 million shares in 2018Q1. Funds holding W R Grace & Co in top 10 changed to 7 from 3 for an increase of 4. 54 Investors Sold All; 77 Reduced Holdings; 53 increased stakes while 52 hedge funds bought stakes.

Largest W R Grace & Co Shareholders

As of 2018 Q2 40 North Management Llc has 50.23% invested in W R Grace & Co. W R Grace & Co’s shareholder Foundation Asset Management Lp owns 119,766 shares as of 2018 Q2. Swift Run Capital Management Llc reported 67,317 shares. Gates Capital Management Inc. revealed 1.71 million shares position in W R Grace & Co. The New York-based fund Echo Street Capital Management Llc holds 1.30 million shares or 2.32% of their portfolio.

W. R. Grace & Co. produces and sells specialty chemicals and materials worldwide.The firm is worth $4.07 billion. It operates through two divisions, Grace Catalysts Technologies and Grace Materials Technologies.Last it reported negative earnings. The Grace Catalysts Technologies segment offers fluid catalytic cracking catalysts for the production of transportation fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuels, and other petroleum products; FCC additives; and hydro processing catalysts used in process reactors to upgrade heavy oils into lighter products.

Ticker’s shares touched $60.81 during the last trading session after 2.32% change.W. R. Grace & Co. has volume of 32,134 shares. Since December 6, 2017 GRA has declined 2.27% and is downtrending. GRA underperformed by 17.89% the S&P 500.

W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA)’s earnings report is awaited on February, 14., RTT reports. Last year’s earnings per share was $0.98, while now analysts expect change of 5.10 % up from current $1.03 earnings per share. If the current earnings per share of $1.03 is accurate, GRA’s profit could reach $69.01 million. -7.21 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $1.11 earnings per share was announced for last quarter.

Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Ltd stated it has 2,750 shs. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 31,165 shs. Jacobs Levy Equity reported 227,894 shs. Tiaa Cref Invest Ltd reported 0.1% in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). 139,674 were reported by California Pub Employees Retirement Systems. Swift Run Cap Mgmt Lc invested in 67,317 shs. Palladium Ptnrs Limited Liability Corp reported 5,000 shs. Lifeplan Grp Inc Inc has 375 shs. Hudson Bay Cap Management L P reported 0.05% of its capital in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Rbf Lc holds 0.19% of its capital in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) for 22,500 shs. Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc holds 146,654 shs or 0.04% of its capital. Northern Tru invested in 0.01% or 403,492 shs. Arrowstreet L P stated it has 95,620 shs. Us National Bank & Trust De has invested 0% of its capital in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Finance Architects owns 250 shs for 0% of their capital.

W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 3 have positions in W R Grace (NYSE:GRA) as follows: 3 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. Since July 27, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc W R Grace has 5 analyst reports. On Friday, July 27 the company was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Thursday, October 25 KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $80 target. On Thursday, October 25 the firm has “Outperform” rating given by BMO Capital Markets. On Friday, July 27 BMO Capital Markets maintained W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $92 target. On Friday, July 27 the firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given.

For more W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) news announced recently go to: Globenewswire.com, Globenewswire.com, Globenewswire.com, Globenewswire.com or Globenewswire.com. The titles are as follows: “Grace to Attend BMO’s 2018 Chemicals Conference NYSE:GRA – GlobeNewswire” announced on June 20, 2018, “Grace Announces Departure of CFO and Appointment of Interim CFO – GlobeNewswire” on May 14, 2018, “Schwinn Named President of Grace’s Specialty Catalysts Business – GlobeNewswire” with a publish date: November 05, 2018, “Grace Completes Acquisition of Albemarle Polyolefin Catalysts Business – GlobeNewswire” and the last “Grace Board Elects Yanai Independent Director NYSE:GRA – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: May 09, 2018.

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