NYSE:UNVR - Univar Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$19.72 +0.15 (+0.77 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.57
Today's Range$19.58 - $19.91
52-Week Range$16.33 - $31.48
Volume839,510 shs
Average Volume1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.81 billion
P/E Ratio14.19
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.46
Univar Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. It offers herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, seeds, micro and macro nutrients, horticultural products, fertilizers, and feeds; storage, packaging, and logistics services for crop protection companies, storing chemicals, feed-grade materials, and seed and equipment parties; 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 the energy sector; 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Current Ratio1.77
Quick Ratio1.14

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.25 billion
Price / Sales0.34
Cash Flow$2.8538 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.91
Book Value$7.73 per share
Price / Book2.55

Profitability

Net Income$119.80 million
Net Margins2.30%
Return on Assets4.08%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,600
Market Cap$2.81 billion
OptionableOptionable

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Univar's stock symbol?

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

How were Univar's earnings last quarter?

Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $2.13 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.18 billion. Univar had a return on equity of 19.82% and a net margin of 2.30%. Univar's quarterly revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.36 EPS. View Univar's Earnings History.

When is Univar's next earnings date?

Univar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Univar.

What guidance has Univar issued on next quarter's earnings?

Univar updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.60-1.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.70. Univar also updated its 2017 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for UNVR?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Univar's stock. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Univar's stock price to reach $28.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Univar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Univar?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Univar in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Univar.

Has Univar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about UNVR stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Univar earned a news sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Univar's key competitors?

Who are Univar's key executives?

Univar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen D. Newlin, Exec. Chairman (Age 65)
  • Mr. David C. Jukes, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Carl J. Lukach, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 63)
  • Mr. George J. Fuller, Sr. VP of Local Chemical Distribution - USA (Age 54)
  • Mr. Nick Powell, Pres of EMEA & APAC (Age 51)

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.

Who are Univar's major shareholders?

Univar's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.10%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.03%) and Simplex Trading LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Univar stock include Associates Viii Ltd Cd&R, Christopher D Pappas, Dahlia Investments Pte Ltd, Edward J Mooney, George J Fuller, Jeffrey W Carr, Kerry J Preete, Mark John Byrne and Stephen D Newlin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Univar.

Which institutional investors are selling Univar stock?

UNVR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Simplex Trading LLC and CenturyLink Investment Management Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Univar.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Univar's stock price today?

One share of UNVR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.72.

How big of a company is Univar?

Univar has a market capitalization of $2.81 billion and generates $8.25 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $119.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis. Univar employs 8,600 workers across the globe.

What is Univar's official website?

The official website for Univar is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Univar (NYSE UNVR)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  269 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  432
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Univar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UNVR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UNVR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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