W R Grace & Co (GRA): Diane H. Gulyas , director of W R Grace & Co purchased 1,000 shares on May 11, 2016. The Insider buying transaction was reported by the company on May 12, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were purchased at $78.33 per share for a total value of $78,334.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on May 5, 2016, Mark A Shelnitz (VP, GC and Secretary) sold 34,810 shares at $76.97 per share price.On Dec 16, 2015, Keith N Cole (VP, Govt. Relations and EHS) purchased 3,000 shares at $93.50 per share price.Also, On Aug 18, 2015, Force Andrew Hudson Iii La (Sr. VP and CFO) sold 17,000 shares at $103.72 per share price.On Mar 10, 2015, Diane H. Gulyas (director) purchased 2,000 shares at $98.28 per share price.
W. R. Grace & Co: On Tuesday, May 10, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in W. R. Grace & Co which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $75.95 and hit $78.29 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $78.26, with a gain of 3.25% or 2.46 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,68,334 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $84.223063 and the company has a market cap of $5,518 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $62.962638.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.W. R. Grace & Co is Reiterated by Monness Crespi & Hardt to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 86 from a previous price target of $80 .The Rating was issued on Apr 28, 2016.W. R. Grace & Co is Resumed by Credit Suisse to Outperform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 79 from a previous price target of $75 .The Rating was issued on Mar 24, 2016.W. R. Grace & Co is Downgraded by Goldman to Neutral. Earlier the firm had a rating of Buy on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Mar 14, 2016.
W.R. Grace & Co. (Grace) is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials on a global basis. The Company operates in three segments: Grace Catalysts Technologies which includes catalysts and related products and refining petrochemical and other chemical manufacturing technologies; Grace Materials Technologies which includes packaging technologies and engineered materials and Grace Construction Products which includes specialty construction chemicals and specialty building materials. Its brands include Sylojet Syloid Shieldex Sylosiv Sylowhite Durafill Ludox Sylodent Syloblanc Daraclar Trisyl Perkasil Phonosorb Sylobead Cryosiv Safetysorb Poliedge Sylobloc Synthetech Davisil Vydac Modcol Spring Multipacker Reveleris Revealx Graceresolv Visionht Vydac Alltech Alltima Sodasorb Darex Daraform Daraseal Darablend Sincera Celox Apperta and Sistiaga.