Univar Inc. (UNVR): Price and Financial Metrics


Univar Inc. (UNVR)

Today's Latest Price: $17.98 USD

0.08 (0.45%)

Updated Dec 1 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 69 in Chemicals

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UNVR Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for UNVR is 4.79 -- better than 91.41% of US stocks.
  • UNVR's current price/earnings ratio is 96.09, which is higher than 91.18% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • UNVR's price/sales ratio is 0.36; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 10.3% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to UNVR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GMS, CIGI, GOOS, CODI, and LE.
  • Visit UNVR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.univar.com.

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UNVR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.98 52-week high $24.77
Prev. close $17.90 52-week low $6.40
Day low $17.88 Volume 856,137
Day high $18.30 Avg. volume 2,271,281
50-day MA $17.63 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $16.10 Market Cap 3.04B

Univar Inc. (UNVR) Company Bio


Univar Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. The company offers caustic-soda, hydrochloric acid, absorbents, catalysts, fuel additives, water soluble polymers, gas treating amines, lubricants, surfactants, solvents, methanol, and heat transfer fluids for oil and gas industry; and solvents, epoxy resins, polyurethanes, titanium dioxide, fumed silica, esters, plasticizers, silicones, and specialty amines for that are used to make paints, inks, glues, and other binders. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Downers Grove, Illinois.

UNVR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$17.98$206.81 1030%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Univar Solutions Inc. To summarize, we found that Univar Solutions Inc ranked in the 86th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 1035.5% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for UNVR, they are:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 54% of its capital from equity, and 46% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than merely 18.41% of US equities in the Basic Materials sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.39 years comes in at 0.68%; that's greater than 85.42% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Univar Solutions Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 25 -- greater than 88.01% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%1008%
1%1019%
2%1030%
3%1041%
4%1052%
5%1063%

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as UNVR, try USCR, CLW, VALE, GMS, and KRA.


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Latest UNVR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Univar Solutions Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate UNVR as an investment opportunity.

Univar Solutions Inc. (UNVR) CEO David Jukes on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Univar Solutions Inc. (UNVR) Q2 2020 Results Conference Call August 07, 2020 09:00 AM ET Company Participants Heather Kos - VP, IR David Jukes - President and CEO Nick Alexos - EVP and CFO Conference Call Participants Bob Koort - Goldman Sachs Laurent Favre - Exane BNP Jim Sheehan -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 8, 2020

Analysts Estimate Univar (UNVR) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

Univar (UNVR) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Univar Solutions Joins More than 1,000 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions" or "the Company"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that it has joined a growing coalition of leaders pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. As one of more than 1,000 CEOs, president and CEO David Jukes is committing himself and Univar Solutions to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace through the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ (CEO Action) coalition. As a signatory of CEO Action, Univar Solutions is pledging to take action and foster a safe, collaborative, supporting, and respectful environment that values diverse perspectives, mitigates unconscious bias and enables a culture where employees are able to bri...

Yahoo | July 22, 2020

Univar's Unit Selected as Distributor of Cleaning Products

Univar's (UNVR) subsidiary, ChemPoint will market, sell and distribute Gett detergents and cleansers, expanding Gett's presence in the professional cleaning market throughout North America.

Yahoo | July 21, 2020

Gett™ Products Select ChemPoint as Exclusive Distributor of Professional Cleaning Products in the United States and Canada

ChemPoint, a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions" or "the Company"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that Gett Products has chosen ChemPoint as the new distributor of Gett's Professional Series of cleaning products. Under the terms of the agreement, ChemPoint, a Univar Solutions company, will market, sell, and distribute Gett detergents and cleansers, extending the Gett footprint in the professional cleaning market across North America.

Yahoo | July 20, 2020

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UNVR Price Returns

1-mo 2.33%
3-mo 5.02%
6-mo 1.70%
1-year -20.79%
3-year -39.24%
5-year -1.43%
YTD -25.83%
2019 36.64%
2018 -42.70%
2017 9.13%
2016 66.78%
2015 N/A

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