Univar (UNVR) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) is scheduled to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.24 per share for the quarter.

Shares of Univar (UNVR) opened at $26.86 on Tuesday. Univar has a 1 year low of $25.79 and a 1 year high of $33.15. The stock has a market cap of $3,794.92, a P/E ratio of 116.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 1.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.70, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a current ratio of 1.79.

In other news, major shareholder Associates Viii Ltd. Cd&R sold 10,000,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.79, for a total value of $287,900,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Dahlia Investments Pte. Ltd. sold 2,015 shares of Univar stock in a transaction on Friday, January 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.12, for a total transaction of $62,706.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 10,234,012 shares of company stock valued at $294,934,867. Company insiders own 1.82% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have 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 Tuesday, November 7th. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating on shares of Univar in a report on Monday, November 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $33.50.

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Univar Company Profile

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.

Earnings History for Univar (NYSE:UNVR)

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