Univar (NYSE:UNVR) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect Univar to post earnings of $0.24 per share for the quarter.

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) opened at $26.86 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.70. Univar has a one year low of $25.79 and a one year high of $33.15. The company has a market cap of $3,794.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 116.79, a P/E/G ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 1.24.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Univar from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $35.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, January 12th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Univar in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $33.50.

In other Univar news, insider Dahlia Investments Pte. Ltd. sold 5,635 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.14, for a total transaction of $175,473.90. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Mark John Byrne sold 90,034 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.13, for a total transaction of $2,622,690.42. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 63,994 shares in the company, valued at $1,864,145.22. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 10,234,012 shares of company stock worth $294,934,867. Insiders own 1.82% of the company’s stock.

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Univar Company Profile

Univar Inc is a distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals. The Company operates through four segments: Univar USA (USA); Univar Canada (Canada); Univar Europe and the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Rest of World. The Company’s USA segment supplies a range of commodity and specialty chemicals, as well as services to a range of end markets, including manufacturing and industrial production sectors in the United States.

Earnings History for Univar (NYSE:UNVR)

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