Univar Inc. (UNVR): Price and Financial Metrics

Univar Inc. (UNVR): $23.60

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where UNVR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.12% of US stocks.
  • UNVR's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • UNVR ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 50th percentile.

UNVR Stock Summary

  • Univar Solutions Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 90.93% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 62.23, Univar Solutions Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 85.29% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • UNVR's price/sales ratio is 0.48; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 9.06% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Univar Solutions Inc are JBT, MSA, GOOS, FLS, and MAN.
  • UNVR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Univar Solutions Inc's official web site, go to www.univar.com.

UNVR Valuation Summary

  • UNVR's price/sales ratio is 0.5; this is 79.17% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 74 months, UNVR's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.2.
  • UNVR's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 74 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UNVR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UNVR 2021-03-08 0.4 1.9 65.6 33.0
UNVR 2020-07-28 0.3 1.8 150.6 18.9
UNVR 2017-12-08 0.5 3.8 121.6 29.5
UNVR 2017-10-02 0.5 4.3 -60.3 87.8
UNVR 2017-08-28 0.5 4.0 -56.8 84.7
UNVR 2015-08-24 0.3 3.2 -147.5 26.4

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UNVR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $23.60 52-week high $28.00
Prev. close $23.19 52-week low $15.70
Day low $23.07 Volume 537,000
Day high $23.63 Avg. volume 994,287
50-day MA $25.75 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $21.48 Market Cap 4.00B

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:
$23.60$3.98 -85%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for UNVR, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Univar Solutions Inc ranked in the 16th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for UNVR, they are:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 65. Its equity weight surpasses that of only 20.74% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.19 years, is -0.07% -- higher than just 15.48% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 35% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than 71.56% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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UNVR Price Returns

1-mo -7.85%
3-mo 2.74%
6-mo 19.13%
1-year 31.92%
3-year -14.59%
5-year 25.67%
YTD 24.15%
2020 -21.58%
2019 36.64%
2018 -42.70%
2017 9.13%
2016 66.78%

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