Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) moved with change of 0.64% to $150.49 with the recent traded volume of 21876 shares versus to an average volume of 53.91K. The stock was up in the 5 days activity 1.42%. The one month performance of stock was -0.52%. KWR shares are at 2.51% for the quarter and driving a 4.54% return over the course of the past year and is now at -0.84% since this point in 2018. Right now KWR beta is 1.29. The average volatility for the week and month was at 3.49% 3.09% respectively.
The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) today declared a $0.37 per share quarterly dividend, a 4.2% increase compared to the quarterly dividends declared over the past four quarters. The quarterly dividend is payable on July 31, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 17, 2018.
Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President stated, “Quaker is committed to growing the Company and our dividend. Our strong cash flow generation and our confidence in the future earnings of the Company allow us to continue our consistent dividend payout and support this increase, while striking a balance with the expected future demands on cash from our Houghton combination. We are pleased to say that this is our 42nd dividend increase in 46 consecutive years of paying dividends.”
Shares of Quaker Chemical Corporation have been recently spotted trading -9.31% off of the 52-week high price. On the other end, company shares have been noted 15.78% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks. 52 week range of the stock remained $ 129.98 – 165.93. Switching over to some distances from popular moving averages, we see that the stock has been recorded -0.59% away from the 50 day moving average and 0.50% away from the 200 day moving average. Moving closer, we can see that shares have been trading -0.26% off of the 20-day moving average.
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