Univar Inc (UNVR) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Baupost Group LLC MA lifted its position in Univar by 436.4% during the fourth quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 9,500,000 shares of the …

Univar logoShares of Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $28.25.

Several research firms recently commented on UNVR. Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of Univar from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $27.00 to $25.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on shares of Univar in a research report on Thursday, April 18th. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. Wells Fargo & Co set a $27.00 price objective on shares of Univar and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 8th. Barclays reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on shares of Univar in a research report on Wednesday, March 6th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Univar from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of UNVR. Baupost Group LLC MA lifted its position in Univar by 436.4% during the fourth quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 9,500,000 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $168,530,000 after purchasing an additional 7,728,900 shares during the period. Norges Bank bought a new stake in Univar during the fourth quarter worth about $71,288,000. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT lifted its position in Univar by 29.8% during the fourth quarter. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT now owns 10,971,291 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $194,631,000 after purchasing an additional 2,520,455 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in Univar by 25,396.7% during the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 1,587,933 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $35,189,000 after purchasing an additional 1,581,705 shares during the period. Finally, Alpine Associates Management Inc. bought a new stake in Univar during the first quarter worth about $19,036,000. 88.75% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of UNVR stock traded up $0.73 on Thursday, hitting $22.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,131,534 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,687,908. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.97, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 1.64. Univar has a fifty-two week low of $16.33 and a fifty-two week high of $31.23. The company has a market capitalization of $3.79 billion, a PE ratio of 13.62, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 1.55.

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.10. Univar had a net margin of 2.00% and a return on equity of 19.35%. The business had revenue of $2.16 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.28 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. Univar’s revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Univar will post 1.48 EPS for the current year.

Univar Company Profile

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.

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1220 Shares in Univar Inc (UNVR) Acquired by Nisa Investment Advisors LLC

Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in Univar by 30.2% in the 3rd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 218,500 shares …

Univar logoNisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 1,220 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $27,000.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of UNVR. Martingale Asset Management L P raised its holdings in Univar by 45.0% in the 3rd quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 141,887 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $4,351,000 after acquiring an additional 44,034 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in Univar by 30.2% in the 3rd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 218,500 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $6,699,000 after acquiring an additional 50,705 shares during the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Univar by 62.7% in the 3rd quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 193,080 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $5,920,000 after acquiring an additional 74,384 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in Univar by 2.0% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,694,360 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $297,229,000 after acquiring an additional 193,925 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantamental Technologies LLC acquired a new position in Univar in the 4th quarter valued at $74,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.84% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE UNVR opened at $22.33 on Monday. Univar Inc has a 52-week low of $16.33 and a 52-week high of $31.23. The firm has a market cap of $3.79 billion, a PE ratio of 13.78, a P/E/G ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 1.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.97, a current ratio of 1.64 and a quick ratio of 1.04.

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. Univar had a net margin of 2.00% and a return on equity of 19.35%. The company had revenue of $1.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.01 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.34 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Univar Inc will post 1.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group assumed coverage on shares of Univar in a research note on Thursday, April 18th. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. Berenberg Bank cut shares of Univar from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $27.00 to $25.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Wells Fargo & Co set a $27.00 price objective on shares of Univar and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 8th. Barclays reissued a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on shares of Univar in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Univar from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $28.80.

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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.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Univar (NYSE:UNVR)

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BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA Has $35.19 Million Holdings in Univar Inc (UNVR)

Baupost Group LLC MA increased its stake in shares of Univar by 436.4% during the fourth quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 9,500,000 …

Univar logoBNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) by 25,396.7% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,587,933 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,581,705 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA owned about 0.94% of Univar worth $35,189,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Baupost Group LLC MA increased its stake in shares of Univar by 436.4% during the fourth quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 9,500,000 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $168,530,000 after acquiring an additional 7,728,900 shares during the period. Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Univar during the fourth quarter worth about $71,288,000. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT grew its position in Univar by 29.8% during the fourth quarter. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT now owns 10,971,291 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $194,631,000 after buying an additional 2,520,455 shares during the period. Marathon Asset Management LLP acquired a new position in Univar during the fourth quarter worth about $12,966,000. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in Univar during the third quarter worth about $22,222,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.84% of the company’s stock.

UNVR opened at $21.78 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $3.79 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.44, a PEG ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 1.55. Univar Inc has a twelve month low of $16.33 and a twelve month high of $31.23. The company has a quick ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.97.

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. Univar had a net margin of 2.00% and a return on equity of 19.35%. The business had revenue of $1.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.01 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.34 EPS. The business’s revenue was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts forecast that Univar Inc will post 1.48 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on UNVR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Univar from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 14th. Vertical Research upgraded shares of Univar from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 3rd. Barclays restated a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of Univar in a research report on Monday, February 11th. ValuEngine raised shares of Univar from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, February 4th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co set a $30.00 price target on shares of Univar and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 5th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $28.80.

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Univar Company Profile

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.

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Univar Inc. (UNVR) Analysts See $0.29 EPS

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Analysts expect Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) to report $0.29 EPS on May, 9.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 30.95 % from last quarter’s $0.42 EPS. UNVR’s profit would be $49.21M giving it 19.43 P/E if the $0.29 EPS is correct. After having $0.33 EPS previously, Univar Inc.’s analysts see -12.12 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.76% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $22.54. About 436,884 shares traded. Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) has declined 22.65% since April 29, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.02% the S&P500.

Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Univar (NYSE:UNVR), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Univar had 5 analyst reports since November 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, March 5. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, March 5 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform” on Friday, December 21.

Univar Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.83 billion. It offers herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, seed, micronutrients, macronutrients, horticultural products, fertilizers, and feed; 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. It has a 18.6 P/E ratio. The firm also provides organic, inorganic, and polymer chemistries; enzymes, surfactants, solvents, dispersants, thickeners, bleaching aides, builders, chelants, alkalis, and other chemicals for the manufacturing 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.

More notable recent Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Univar Inc. (UNVR) Univar to Acquire Nexeo Solutions Conference Call (Transcript) – Seeking Alpha” on September 18, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Univar Inc (UNVR) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript – Motley Fool” published on March 04, 2019, Fool.com published: “Here’s Why Univar, Nexeo Solutions, and Balchem Corporation Fell on Tuesday – Motley Fool” on November 07, 2018. More interesting news about Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Deal of the Week: Woodlands-based chemicals and plastics distributor sold for $2B – Houston Business Journal” published on September 21, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Baupost Group’s 13F Shows New Stake in Liberty (LBTYK), Univar (UNVR), Increase in AmerisourceBergen (ABC), (more …) – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: November 13, 2018.

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Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Univar (UNVR)

Baupost Group LLC MA lifted its stake in Univar by 436.4% in the fourth quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 9,500,000 shares of the basic …

Univar logoUnivar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors acquired 2,000 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,861% compared to the average volume of 102 put options.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on UNVR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Univar from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 14th. Vertical Research upgraded shares of Univar from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 3rd. Wells Fargo & Co reduced their price target on shares of Univar from $27.00 to $23.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, December 21st. Barclays restated a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Univar in a research report on Monday, February 11th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Univar from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $28.80.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of UNVR. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT lifted its stake in Univar by 29.8% in the fourth quarter. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT now owns 10,971,291 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $194,631,000 after acquiring an additional 2,520,455 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in Univar by 2.0% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,694,360 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $297,229,000 after acquiring an additional 193,925 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its stake in Univar by 2.0% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 9,694,360 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $297,229,000 after acquiring an additional 193,925 shares during the period. Baupost Group LLC MA lifted its stake in Univar by 436.4% in the fourth quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA now owns 9,500,000 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $168,530,000 after acquiring an additional 7,728,900 shares during the period. Finally, BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in Univar by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,811,404 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $85,354,000 after acquiring an additional 147,168 shares during the period. 87.82% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

UNVR stock opened at $22.43 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.64, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.97. Univar has a twelve month low of $16.33 and a twelve month high of $31.23. The firm has a market cap of $3.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.85, a PEG ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 1.57.

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) last issued its earnings results on Friday, February 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $1.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.01 billion. Univar had a net margin of 2.00% and a return on equity of 19.35%. The business’s revenue was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.34 earnings per share. As a group, analysts anticipate that Univar will post 1.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Univar Company Profile

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.

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