Univar (NYSE: UNVR) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 9/8/2017 – Univar was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 8/31/2017 – Univar had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/31/2017 – Univar had its price target lowered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from $39.00 to $36.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 8/22/2017 – Univar was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 8/16/2017 – Univar was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 8/10/2017 – Univar was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Univar Inc. is a distributor of chemicals and innovative services. The Company offers solvents, resins, pigments, acids, bases, surfactants, glycols, inorganic compounds and alcohols. It also offers transportation and warehousing infrastructure, chemicals and hazardous materials handling services. The Company’s operating geographical segments include Univar USA, Univar Canada, Univar Europe and the Middle East as well as Rest of World. It serves coatings and adhesives, food, oil and gas, personal care and pharmaceutical industries. Univar Inc. is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. “
  • 8/10/2017 – Univar was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 8/8/2017 – Univar was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Univar Inc. is a distributor of chemicals and innovative services. The Company offers solvents, resins, pigments, acids, bases, surfactants, glycols, inorganic compounds and alcohols. It also offers transportation and warehousing infrastructure, chemicals and hazardous materials handling services. The Company’s operating geographical segments include Univar USA, Univar Canada, Univar Europe and the Middle East as well as Rest of World. It serves coatings and adhesives, food, oil and gas, personal care and pharmaceutical industries. Univar Inc. is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. “
  • 8/7/2017 – Univar had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from $33.00 to $34.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 8/3/2017 – Univar was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 7/24/2017 – Univar was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 7/19/2017 – Univar was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Univar Inc. is a distributor of chemicals and innovative services. The Company offers solvents, resins, pigments, acids, bases, surfactants, glycols, inorganic compounds and alcohols. It also offers transportation and warehousing infrastructure, chemicals and hazardous materials handling services. The Company’s operating geographical segments include Univar USA, Univar Canada, Univar Europe and the Middle East as well as Rest of World. It serves coatings and adhesives, food, oil and gas, personal care and pharmaceutical industries. Univar Inc. is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. “
  • 7/13/2017 – Univar was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Univar Inc. is a distributor of chemicals and innovative services. The Company offers solvents, resins, pigments, acids, bases, surfactants, glycols, inorganic compounds and alcohols. It also offers transportation and warehousing infrastructure, chemicals and hazardous materials handling services. The Company’s operating geographical segments include Univar USA, Univar Canada, Univar Europe and the Middle East as well as Rest of World. It serves coatings and adhesives, food, oil and gas, personal care and pharmaceutical industries. Univar Inc. is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. “

Shares of Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) traded up 0.55% on Friday, hitting $27.41. The stock had a trading volume of 237,661 shares. Univar Inc. has a 12-month low of $19.13 and a 12-month high of $33.15. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $28.75 and a 200-day moving average price of $29.99. The company’s market cap is $3.85 billion.

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The basic materials company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.03. Univar had a negative net margin of 0.85% and a positive return on equity of 15.46%. The firm had revenue of $2.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.27 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.29 EPS. The company’s revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Univar Inc. will post $0.92 earnings per share for the current year.

Univar Inc is a distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals. The Company operates through four segments: Univar USA (USA); Univar Canada (Canada); Univar Europe and the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Rest of World. The Company’s USA segment supplies a range of commodity and specialty chemicals, as well as services to a range of end markets, including manufacturing and industrial production sectors in the United States.

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