Univar Inc. (UNVR): Price and Financial Metrics

Univar Inc. (UNVR): $26.98

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  • UNVR scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 95.19% of US stocks.
  • UNVR's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 206 days.
  • UNVR ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 53rd percentile.

UNVR Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for UNVR is 4.39 -- better than 91.12% of US stocks.
  • UNVR's current price/earnings ratio is 68.64, which is higher than 87.48% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.53, Univar Solutions Inc has a higher such ratio than only 10.22% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to UNVR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are JBT, SNX, RCII, ABG, and DLTH.
  • UNVR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Univar Solutions Inc's official web site, go to www.univar.com.

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UNVR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.98 52-week high $27.00
Prev. close $26.15 52-week low $13.35
Day low $25.82 Volume 1,313,600
Day high $27.00 Avg. volume 1,035,760
50-day MA $22.69 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $19.60 Market Cap 4.58B

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:
$26.98$4.42 -81%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Univar Solutions Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Univar Solutions Inc ranked in the 20th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for UNVR, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4.99 years, is -0.06% -- higher than merely 17.34% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • 60% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 24.05% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • As a business, Univar Solutions Inc experienced a tax rate of about 3% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Basic Materials), this tax rate is higher than only 23.19% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as UNVR, try MERC, JHX, CARR, LYB, and NUE.

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Univar Solutions Inc. Just Beat Analyst Forecasts, And Analysts Have Been Updating Their Predictions

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Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Univar Solutions Inc. 2021 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Univar Solutions Inc. in conjunction with their 2021 Q1 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | May 10, 2021

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UNVR Price Returns

1-mo 17.10%
3-mo 31.93%
6-mo 55.06%
1-year 89.87%
3-year -3.95%
5-year 48.08%
YTD 41.93%
2020 -21.58%
2019 36.64%
2018 -42.70%
2017 9.13%
2016 66.78%

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