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.

UNVR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, which equates to a potential upside of 31.02 percent. The minimum price target given was 24, implying potential capital losses of -21.39 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.61 percent. That number becomes 1.77 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.44 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.81 percent in FY estimates.

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, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, UNVR has achieved a high of 33.15 and a low of 17.00. Today's price is 79.59 percent above the 52-week low, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.25 billion. UNVR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.