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 maximum price target given was 40, implying potential capital gains of 31.02 percent. The lowest price target was 24, implying a possible loss of -21.39 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.61 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, UNVR hit 33.15 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.00. 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 price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.25 billion. UNVR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.