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

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$23.58 -0.01 (-0.04 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.59
Today's Range$23.48 - $23.80
52-Week Range$16.33 - $31.23
Volume925,200 shs
Average Volume1.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio14.56
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.56
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

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.63 billion
Cash Flow$2.8721 per share
Book Value$7.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$172.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,600
Market Cap$3.34 billion
Next Earnings Date5/9/2019 (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 results on Friday, February, 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.01. The basic materials company had revenue of $1.97 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.01 billion. Univar had a net margin of 2.00% and a return on equity of 19.36%. Univar's revenue for the quarter was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.34 EPS. View Univar's Earnings History.

When is Univar's next earnings date?

Univar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Univar.

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

Univar issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Friday, February, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.27-0.29 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.42. Univar also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $0.27-0.29 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for UNVR?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Univar's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Univar's stock price to reach $27.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% 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 1 hold rating, 4 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 headlines about UNVR stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Univar earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press 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?

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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), Applied Materials (AMAT), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Square (SQ).

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. Nick Powell, Pres of EMEA & APAC (Age 52)
  • Mr. George J. Fuller, Sr. VP of Local Chemical Distribution - USA (Age 55)

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 a price of $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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (7.75%), Baupost Group LLC MA (6.71%), BlackRock Inc. (3.40%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.04%), Valinor Management L.P. (2.57%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.09%). Company insiders that own Univar stock include Associates Viii Ltd Cd&R, Christopher D Pappas, Dahlia Investments Pte Ltd, 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 Jennison Associates LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Park West Asset Management LLC, Park Presidio Capital LLC, Royce & Associates LP and GW&K Investment Management LLC. 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 Baupost Group LLC MA, Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Valinor Management L.P., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, UBS Oconnor LLC and UBS Oconnor 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 $23.58.

How big of a company is Univar?

Univar has a market capitalization of $3.34 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 8,600 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:  165 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  274 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  439
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This page was last updated on 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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