Analyst Ratings for Univar Inc. (UNVR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for UNVR last month.

6 analysts declared UNVR a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 2.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for UNVR. The most optimistic price target was 40, implying potential capital gains of 31.02 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 24, which equates to a potential downside of -21.39 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.61 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.77 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.44 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.81 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

UNVR has traded between a high of 33.15 and a low of 17.00 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 79.59 percent, and below the high by 7.9 percent. UNVR has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UNVR value stock report compares UNVR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of UNVR is $4.25 billion. UNVR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.