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NYSE:UNVR

Univar Solutions - UNVR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$26.36
+0.27 (+1.03%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.36
$27.10
50-Day Range
$23.32
$32.35
52-Week Range
$21.56
$34.00
Volume
1.19 million shs
Average Volume
1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.40 billion
P/E Ratio
7.71
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$35.40

Univar Solutions MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
34.3% Upside
$35.40 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.75% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.84
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.13mentions of Univar Solutions in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.10 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-10.03%
From $3.39 to $3.05 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.47 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

55th out of 172 stocks

Chemicals & Allied Products Industry

5th out of 15 stocks

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About Univar Solutions (NYSE:UNVR) Stock

Univar Solutions Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and provides related services worldwide. It offers epoxy resins, polyurethanes, titanium dioxide, fumed silica, esters, plasticizers, silicones, and specialty amines; ingredients for cleaners, detergents, and disinfectant products; and base stocks, performance-enhancing additives for lubricants and metalworking fluids. The company also distributes specialty and basic chemicals, and ingredients used in skin and hair care products; and commodity and specialty products for meat processing, baked goods, dairy, grain mill products, processed foods, carbonated soft drinks, fruit drinks, and alcoholic beverage markets, as well as provides excipients, solvents, reactants, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and intermediates to pharmaceutical ingredient producers. In addition, it offers chemical products for use at various stages of production, from sap stain prevention to pulp and paper manufacturing; and chemistries and products used to sanitize, balance, and supplement municipal and industrial water. Further, the company provides chemicals to midstream pipeline and downstream refinery operators, as well as chemicals and services to upstream oil and gas sector for offshore production, oil extraction, and waste management activities. Additionally, it offers transportation and warehousing services, chemicals and hazardous materials handling, waste management services, inventory management, and blending, mixing, and repackaging services. Univar Solutions Inc. distributes its products through warehouse and direct-to-consumer delivery channels. The company was formerly known as Univar Inc. and changed its name to Univar Solutions Inc. in September 2019. Univar Solutions Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Univar Solutions Price Performance

Shares of Univar Solutions stock traded up $0.27 on Thursday, reaching $26.36. The stock had a trading volume of 1,189,949 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,294,785. The business's 50 day moving average is $26.46 and its two-hundred day moving average is $28.74. The company has a market cap of $4.40 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.63, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.52 and a beta of 1.68. Univar Solutions has a 1 year low of $21.56 and a 1 year high of $34.00. The company has a current ratio of 2.04, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.96.

Univar Solutions (NYSE:UNVR - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The basic materials company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $3.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.99 billion. Univar Solutions had a net margin of 5.37% and a return on equity of 23.57%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.57 EPS. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Univar Solutions will post 3.39 EPS for the current year.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several brokerages have issued reports on UNVR. Berenberg Bank boosted their target price on Univar Solutions from $37.50 to $40.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 26th. Wells Fargo & Company raised shares of Univar Solutions from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and upped their price objective for the company from $30.00 to $36.00 in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. Bank of America reduced their target price on shares of Univar Solutions from $36.00 to $34.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, July 13th. Finally, StockNews.com cut shares of Univar Solutions from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, According to MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $35.40.

Insider Buying and Selling at Univar Solutions

In other Univar Solutions news, CFO Nicholas W. Alexos acquired 25,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was bought at an average price of $26.19 per share, with a total value of $654,750.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 375,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,821,250. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In related news, Director Christopher D. Pappas bought 2,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 14th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $28.68 per share, for a total transaction of $57,360.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 157,502 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,517,157.36. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CFO Nicholas W. Alexos purchased 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $26.19 per share, for a total transaction of $654,750.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 375,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,821,250. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired a total of 34,414 shares of company stock valued at $920,527 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 0.92% of the company's stock.

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UNVR Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Today
8/11/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Chemicals & allied products
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
9,450
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$35.40
High Stock Price Forecast
$40.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$32.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+34.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$460.60 million
Pretax Margin
7.24%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$9.54 billion
Cash Flow
$3.56 per share
Book Value
$15.46 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
165,259,000
Market Cap
$4.40 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.68

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UNVR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Univar Solutions stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Univar Solutions in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" UNVR shares.
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What is Univar Solutions' stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Univar Solutions' shares. Their UNVR share price forecasts range from $32.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $35.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have UNVR shares performed in 2022?

Univar Solutions' stock was trading at $28.35 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, UNVR shares have decreased by 6.5% and is now trading at $26.52.
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Are investors shorting Univar Solutions?

Univar Solutions saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,050,000 shares, an increase of 102.0% from the June 15th total of 3,490,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,490,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days. Approximately 4.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Univar Solutions' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 7th 2022.
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How were Univar Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The basic materials company reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.10. The basic materials company had revenue of $3.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.99 billion. Univar Solutions had a net margin of 5.37% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.57%. The firm's revenue was up 26.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.57 EPS.

What is David Jukes' approval rating as Univar Solutions' CEO?

112 employees have rated Univar Solutions Chief Executive Officer David Jukes on Glassdoor.com. David Jukes has an approval rating of 80% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Univar Solutions own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Univar Solutions investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), AbbVie (ABBV), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Block (SQ), DocuSign (DOCU), General Motors (GM), Twilio (TWLO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Walt Disney (DIS).

When did Univar Solutions IPO?

(UNVR) raised $420 million in an IPO on Thursday, June 18th 2015. The company issued 20,000,000 shares at $20.00-$22.00 per share. Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs and BofA Merrill Lynch served as the underwriters for the IPO and Barclays, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, HSBC, Moeli, Wells Fargo Securities, Lazard, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and William Blair were co-managers.

What is Univar Solutions' stock symbol?

Univar Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UNVR."

Who are Univar Solutions' major shareholders?

Univar Solutions' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Pacific Advisors LP (2.55%), River Road Asset Management LLC (1.75%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.46%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.97%), Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (0.82%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.71%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher D Pappas, David Jukes, Jennifer Mcintyre, Kelly O'hanlon, Nicholas Powell, Nicholas W Alexos, Richard P Fox, Stephen D Newlin and William S Stavropoulos.
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How do I buy shares of Univar Solutions?

Shares of UNVR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Univar Solutions' stock price today?

One share of UNVR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.52.

How much money does Univar Solutions make?

Univar Solutions (NYSE:UNVR) has a market capitalization of $4.42 billion and generates $9.54 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $460.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.42 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Univar Solutions have?

The company employs 9,450 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Univar Solutions?

Univar Solutions' mailing address is 3075 HIGHLAND PARKWAY SUITE 200, DOWNERS GROVE IL, 60515. The official website for the company is www.univar.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (331) 777-6000 or via email at ir@univar.com.

This page (NYSE:UNVR) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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