W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) Earnings Preview For Upcoming Quarterly Earnings Release Date
W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) is due to report earnings before the opening bell on February 01, 2012. Below we can see the results of W.R. Grace & Co. over the last few earnings periods.
W. R. Grace & Co. engages in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials worldwide. The company was founded in 1854 and is based in Columbia, Maryland. On April 2, 2001, the company filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
52 Week High: $53.32
52 Week Low: $30.25
Book Value: $0.94
Float Short:   2.70%
Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.12 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.75. The number to beat is $0.87 per share , based on the estimated mean earnings. Analyst estimates range between $0.83 and $0.9 per share.
The current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 14. The forward P/E ratio is 12.5.
In the last month, the stock has increased in price 14.81%, and 46.16% from one year ago.
Revenue year-over-year has decreased to $2.68 billion for 2010 vs. $2.83 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $207.10 million for 2010 vs. $71.20 million for 2009.The company's earnings before interest and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $281.10 million for 2010 vs. $156.40 million for 2009.
Here is a look at the fiscal year revenue.
Here is the last few quarters to get an idea how well they perform compared to estimates
Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.
The total short interest number of shares for GRA
The number of days to cover short interest based on average daily trading volume for GRA
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