WR Grace Story

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GRA -- USA Stock  

USD 59.26  0.34  0.57%

Considering the 60-day investment horizon W R is expected to generate 2.62 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 2.62 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.11 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly 0.14 per unit of risk. As many investors are getting excited about basic materials space, it is fair to go over W R Grace. We will analyze if the expected returns on W R will justify its current volatility. W R's low volatility may still impact the value of the stock as we estimate it as currently overvalued. The real value, based on our analysis, is getting close to 56.84 per share.
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Are W R private investors ready to double down?
W R Grace has roughly 268.7 M in cash with 382.8 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 4.06.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of WR Grace or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of WR Grace may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to WR Grace's beta indicator, it measures the risk of WR Grace and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of WR Grace fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility.
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How important is WR Grace's Liquidity

WR Grace financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance WR Grace Company ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. WR Grace financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between WR Grace's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions.
It is good to see analyst projects for WR Grace, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

WR Grace Volatility Drivers

WR Grace unsystematic risk is unique to WR Grace and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in WR Grace you can also buy Chemours Company. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the specialty chemicals sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing WR Grace important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in WR Grace income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about WR Grace volatility.
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