NYSE:UNVR - Univar Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $22.13 -0.34 (-1.51 %) (As of 05/20/2019 08:26 AM ET)Previous Close$22.47Today's Range$22.10 - $22.5752-Week Range$16.33 - $31.23Volume1.23 million shsAverage Volume1.72 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.76 billionP/E Ratio13.66Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.55 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Chemicals & allied products Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:UNVR Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1494319 Webwww.univar.com Phone331-777-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.07 Current Ratio2.04 Quick Ratio1.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.66 Forward P/E Ratio13.66 P/E Growth1.48 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.63 billion Price / Sales0.44 Cash Flow$2.9665 per share Price / Cash Flow7.46 Book Value$10.49 per share Price / Book2.11Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.62 Net Income$172.30 million Net Margins0.50% Return on Equity16.35% Return on Assets3.62%Miscellaneous Employees8,500 Outstanding Shares169,720,000Market Cap$3.76 billion Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated) 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.10. The basic materials company earned $2.16 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.28 billion. Univar had a return on equity of 16.35% and a net margin of 0.50%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.42 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, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Univar. What price target have analysts set for UNVR? 6 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Univar's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Univar's share price to reach $28.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Univar. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Univar? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Univar in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Univar. Has Univar been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about UNVR stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Univar earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Univar's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Univar include ASAHI KASEI COR/ADR (AHKSY), FMC (FMC), W. R. Grace & Co (GRA), Huntsman (HUN), Ashland Global (ASH), Ingevity (NGVT), Chemours (CC), Olin (OLN), Balchem (BCPC), PQ Group (PQG), Innospec (IOSP), GCP Applied Technologies (GCP), KMG Chemicals (KMG), Nexeo Solutions (NXEO) and Innophos (IPHS). What other stocks do shareholders of Univar own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Univar investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Amgen (AMGN), Honeywell International (HON), NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Mcdonald's (MCD), Micron Technology (MU) and Starbucks (SBUX). Who are Univar's key executives? Univar's management team includes the folowing 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. Who are Univar's major shareholders? Univar's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (6.42%), FMR LLC (6.39%), Temasek Holdings Private Ltd (6.02%), Longview Asset Management LLC (5.20%), BlackRock Inc. (3.19%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.86%). Company insiders that own Univar stock include Associates Viii Ltd Cd&R, Christopher D Pappas, Dahlia Investments Pte Ltd, 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 Temasek Holdings Private Ltd, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Morgan Stanley, Zimmer Partners LP, Soapstone Management L.P., Man Group plc, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Univar. Which institutional investors are buying Univar stock? UNVR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TCI Fund Management Ltd., FMR LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Marcato Capital Management LP, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Univar stock in the last two years include Christopher D Pappas, Jeffrey W Carr, Kerry J Preete and Stephen D Newlin. 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 $22.13. How big of a company is Univar? Univar has a market capitalization of $3.76 billion and generates $8.63 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $172.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis. Univar employs 8,500 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 ()Outperform Votes: 181 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 290 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 471MarketBeat'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. 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