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.

A number of analysts gave 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 potential capital losses 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.61 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.77 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.44 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

UNVR has a 52-week high of 33.15 and a 52-week low of 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 market cap of UNVR is $4.25 billion. UNVR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.