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.

Several price targets were given for UNVR by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 40, which equates to a potential upside of 31.02 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 24, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.61 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. 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. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

UNVR has a 52-week high of 33.15 and a 52-week 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.