Our cash at year end was $88.8 million— it exceeded our debt of $66.5 million by $22.3 million.
Quaker has increased or maintained its dividend every year since going public in 1972.
We’ve outpaced the major stock indices over the last five years. Quaker’s total
shareholder return has continued to significantly outperform—yielding a 243%
return to our shareholders since 2011.
COMPARISON OF CUMULATIVE FIVE-YEAR TOTAL RETURN (assumes an investment of $100 on December 31, 2011)
- Quaker Chemical Corporation
- S&P SmallCap 600 Index
- S&P 600 Materials Group Index
STOCK PRICE TREND (average share price in dollars)
Our stock attained the highest average price...ever. In 2016, our average stock price was $94.74 per share—up 14% compared to $83.29 per share in 2015.
PER DILUTED SHARE*
(share price in dollars)
Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share were strong—$4.60 in 2016 compared to $4.43 in 2015.
ADJUSTED EBITDA* (dollars in millions)
Our adjusted EBITDA grew to a record level—$106.6 million compared to $101.6 million in 2015.