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NYSE:UNVRUnivar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$18.38
+0.66 (+3.72 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$17.99
Now: $18.38
$18.70
50-Day Range
$16.00
MA: $17.46
$18.53
52-Week Range
$6.40
Now: $18.38
$24.77
Volume4.99 million shs
Average Volume2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.11 billion
P/E Ratio919.46
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.05
Univar Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. It offers herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, seeds, micro and macro nutrients, horticultural products, and fertilizers; storage, packaging, and logistics services for crop protection companies; and pest control products and equipment. The company also provides organic, inorganic, and polymer chemistries; enzymes, surfactants, solvents, dispersants, thickeners, bleaching aides, builders, sealants, acids, alkalis, and other chemicals for the manufacture of cleaning products; resins, pigments, solvents, thickeners, dispersants, and other additives; and epoxy resins, polyurethanes, titanium dioxides, fumed silica, esters, plasticizers, silicones, and specialty amines. In addition, it offers thickeners, emulsifiers, sweeteners, preservatives, leavening agents, and humectants, as well as texturizer and fat replacement products that include xanthan gum, locust bean gum, cellulosics, and guar gum; acidulants and alkalis; and supplements and related products. Further, the company provides chemicals and services, as well as specialty blended products for fracture rock and stimulate oil and gas production from the well; surfactants, emollients, emulsifiers, rheology modifiers, active ingredients, colors, preservatives, and processing aids for the personal care industry; pharmaceutical ingredients and products, such as aspirin, ascorbic acid, caffeine, and ibuprofen, as well as excipients, which include phosphates, polyethylene glycols, polysorbates, methylcellulose, stearyl alcohol, and stearates. Additionally, the company offers transportation and warehousing infrastructure, and chemicals and hazardous materials handling, as well as waste management services. It distributes its products through warehouse and direct-to-consumer delivery channels. Univar Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.55 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone331-777-6000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.29 billion
Cash Flow$2.70 per share
Book Value$10.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-100,200,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees10,300
Market Cap$3.11 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$18.38
+0.66 (+3.72 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Univar (NYSE:UNVR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Univar's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Univar's stock was trading at $12.77 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UNVR stock has increased by 43.9% and is now trading at $18.38.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Univar?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Univar in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Univar's next earnings date?

Univar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Univar's earnings last quarter?

Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.09. The basic materials company had revenue of $2.01 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.11 billion. Univar had a return on equity of 12.78% and a net margin of 0.06%. Univar's revenue was down 22.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.42 EPS.
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What price target have analysts set for UNVR?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Univar's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.50 to $20.00. On average, they expect Univar's share price to reach $16.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.5%.
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Has Univar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about UNVR stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Univar earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Univar?

Univar saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,040,000 shares, a decline of 18.5% from the July 15th total of 11,090,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,780,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 5.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of Univar's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Univar own?

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

Who are Univar's key executives?

Univar's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen D. Newlin, Exec. Chairman (Age 66)
  • Mr. David C. Jukes, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Carl J. Lukach, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Jeffrey W. Carr Esq., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Nick Powell, Pres of EMEA & APAC (Age 52)

When did Univar IPO?

(UNVR) raised $420 million in an initial public offering (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's stock symbol?

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

Who are Univar's major shareholders?

Univar's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (9.09%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (4.21%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.95%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (0.86%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.81%) and Longview Asset Management LLC (0.74%). Company insiders that own Univar stock include Christopher D Pappas, David Jukes, Jeffrey W Carr, Kerry J Preete, Nicholas W Alexos, Rhonda Germany Ballintyn, Richard P Fox, Stephen D Newlin and William S Stavropoulos.
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Which major investors are selling Univar stock?

UNVR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Longview Asset Management LLC, Wittenberg Investment Management Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren TGV, EdgePoint Investment Group Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Alberta Investment Management Corp, and Amalgamated Bank.
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Which major investors are buying Univar stock?

UNVR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Paradice Investment Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Lyrical Asset Management LP, Coronation Fund Managers Ltd., Principal Financial Group Inc., and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp. Company insiders that have bought Univar stock in the last two years include Christopher D Pappas, David Jukes, Jeffrey W Carr, Kerry J Preete, Nicholas W Alexos, Rhonda Germany Ballintyn, Richard P Fox, Stephen D Newlin, and William S Stavropoulos.
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How do I buy shares of Univar?

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

What is Univar's stock price today?

One share of UNVR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.38.

How big of a company is Univar?

Univar has a market capitalization of $3.11 billion and generates $9.29 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-100,200,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.40 on an earnings per share basis. Univar employs 10,300 workers across the globe.

What is Univar's official website?

The official website for Univar is www.univar.com.

How can I contact Univar?

Univar's mailing address is 3075 HIGHLAND PARKWAY SUITE 200, DOWNERS GROVE IL, 60515. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 331-777-6000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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