Univar Solutions Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.04 (-0.15 %)
(As of 06/15/2021 04:41 PM ET)
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Volume731,681 shs
Average Volume1.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.62 billion
P/E Ratio73.70
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Univar Solutions

Univar Solutions Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. It also provides epoxy resins, polyurethanes, titanium dioxide, fumed silica, esters, plasticizers, silicones, and specialty amines; chemicals and service to midstream pipeline and downstream refinery operators; 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. In addition, the company offers chemical products for use at various stages of production, from sap stain prevention to pulp and paper manufacturing; ingredients for cleaners, detergents, and disinfectant products; base stocks and performance-enhancing additives for lubricants and metalworking fluids; excipients, solvents, reactants, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and intermediates to pharmaceutical ingredient producers; and chemistries and products used to sanitize, balance, and supplement municipal and industrial water. Further, it provides transportation and warehousing services, chemicals and hazardous materials handling, waste management services, inventory management, and blending 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. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.


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Overall MarketRank

1.20 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

292nd out of 894 stocks

Chemicals & Allied Products Industry

22nd out of 30 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Univar Solutions (NYSE:UNVR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Univar Solutions a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Univar Solutions in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Univar Solutions stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UNVR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Univar Solutions?

Wall Street analysts have given Univar Solutions a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Univar Solutions wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Univar Solutions?

Univar Solutions saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 2,140,000 shares, a drop of 15.4% from the May 13th total of 2,530,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,030,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Univar Solutions' next earnings date?

Univar Solutions is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Univar Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 7th. The basic materials company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.11. The basic materials company had revenue of $2.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.16 billion. Univar Solutions had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.11% and a net margin of 0.77%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.31 EPS.
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How has Univar Solutions' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Univar Solutions' stock was trading at $12.77 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UNVR stock has increased by 113.5% and is now trading at $27.26.
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What price target have analysts set for UNVR?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Univar Solutions' stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Univar Solutions' share price to reach $26.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%.
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Who are Univar Solutions' key executives?

Univar Solutions' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David C. Jukes, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.31M)
  • Mr. Nicholas William Alexos, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $734.45k)
  • Ms. Jennifer A. McIntyre, SVP, Chief Streamline Officer, Head of North American Ops. and Interim Chief People & Culture Off. (Age 56, Pay $532.58k)
  • Mr. Nicholas Powell, Sr. VP, Pres Specialty Chemicals & Ingredients and Regional Pres EMEA & Asia Pacific (Age 54, Pay $611.54k)
  • Ms. Kelly O'Hanlon, VP of Fin. & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Patrick Jerding, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 48)
  • Ms. Heather Anne Kos CPA, VP of Investor Relations (Age 50)
  • Ms. Noelle J. Perkins, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Chief Risk Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. George J. Fuller, Sr. VP of Local Chemical Distribution - USA (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jorge C. Buckup, Pres of Latin America (Age 53)

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

112 employees have rated Univar Solutions CEO David Jukes on Glassdoor.com. David Jukes has an approval rating of 80% among Univar Solutions' employees.

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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), Square (SQ), DocuSign (DOCU), General Motors (GM), Twilio (TWLO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and The 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 acted 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (8.61%), BlackRock Inc. (8.40%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (4.28%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.82%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (3.51%) and First Pacific Advisors LP (3.51%). Company insiders that own Univar Solutions stock include Christopher D Pappas, David Jukes, Nicholas W Alexos, Rhonda Germany Ballintyn, Richard P Fox, Stephen D Newlin and William S Stavropoulos.
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Which institutional investors are selling Univar Solutions stock?

UNVR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neuberger Berman Group LLC, First Pacific Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., EdgePoint Investment Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Univar Solutions stock?

UNVR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Schroder Investment Management Group, Foundry Partners LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., and Lyrical Asset Management LP. Company insiders that have bought Univar Solutions stock in the last two years include Christopher D Pappas, David Jukes, 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 Solutions?

Shares of UNVR 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 $27.26.

How much money does Univar Solutions make?

Univar Solutions has a market capitalization of $4.62 billion and generates $8.27 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $52.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.25 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Univar Solutions have?

Univar Solutions employs 9,457 workers across the globe.

What is Univar Solutions' official website?

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

Where are Univar Solutions' headquarters?

Univar Solutions is headquartered at 3075 HIGHLAND PARKWAY SUITE 200, DOWNERS GROVE IL, 60515.

How can I contact Univar Solutions?

Univar Solutions' 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 6/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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