PQ Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1829
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 3,279
  • Stock Symbol
  • PQG
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 3
  • Share Price
  • $12.57
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

PQ Group General Information


PQ Group Holdings Inc is a provider of catalysts, specialty materials, and chemicals, and services that enable environmental improvements, enhance consumer products and increase personal safety. It manufactures specialty inorganic performance chemicals, specialty catalysts, and specialty glass materials. The reportable segments of the entity are Refining Services, Performance Materials, and Chemicals and Catalysts and Services. The key revenue is derived from the Performance Materials and Chemicals segment which produces silicates and specialty materials for the majority of its products sold serving end uses like personal and industrial cleaning products, fuel-efficient tires, surface coatings, and food and beverage. It sells products in the United States and other countries.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Niagra Holdings, Philadelphia Quartz Company
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Specialty Chemicals
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Industrial Chemicals
Stock Exchange
Primary Office
  • P.O. Box 840
  • Valley Forge, PA 19482-0840
  • United States
+1 (610) 000-0000
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PQ Group Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$12.57 $13.36 $8.50 - $17.26 $1.72B 136M 153K $0.46

PQ Group Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 30-Jun-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019 FY 2018 31-Dec-2018 FY 2017 31-Dec-2017
EV 3,726,969 4,339,169 4,124,961 4,812,550
Revenue 1,497,299 1,567,072 1,608,154 1,472,101
EBITDA 186,836 414,624 387,573 295,550
Net Income 61,964 79,539 58,300 57,603
Total Assets 4,247,210 4,320,845 4,327,425 4,415,455
Total Debt 1,956,736 1,962,301 2,113,957 2,230,486
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PQ Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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PQ Group Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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PQ Group Competitors (61)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Trinseo Formerly PE-Backed Berwyn, PA 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
00000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired The Woodlands, TX 00000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
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000000000 00000000 Private Equity-Backed Waterford, NY 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
0000 00000 Corporation Baar, Switzerland 00000 00000000000
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PQ Group Executive Team (13)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Belgacem Chariag Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Kurt Bitting President & Vice President
Scott Randolph President & Vice President
Michael Crews Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting
William Sichko JD Chief Administrative Officer, Administration & Vice President
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PQ Group Board Members (16)

Name Representing Role Since
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PQ Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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PQ Group Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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PQ Group Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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000 00000000 00000 04-May-2016 0000000000 Industrial Chemicals 000000 00000
Ineos Silicas 02-Jul-2008 Buyout/LBO Industrial Supplies and Parts 0000000 00000
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PQ Group Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
0000000 Other Commercial Products Fleurus, Belgium 0000
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