At the last check on Friday, Univar Solutions Inc.’s (NYSE:UNVR) stock was up $0.26, moving up 0.84 percent to $31.28. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 1,489,642 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $2.53 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,529,036, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,429,810.
Since last month, UNVR stock rose 23.59%. Shares of the company fell to $25.09 on 10/28/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $34.00 was reached on 03/22/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $21.49. Since the beginning of this year, UNVR’s stock price has risen by 9.42% or $2.82, and marked a new high 16 times. However, the stock has declined by -8.00% since its 52-week high.
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UNVR stock investors should be aware that Univar Solutions Inc. (UNVR) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 107 days ago on Aug 10. ALEXOS NICHOLAS W, the EVP, CFO of the company, purchased of 25,000 shares for $26.19 on Aug 10. It resulted in a $654,665 investment by the insider. Pappas Christopher D added 4,000 shares at an average price of $25.68 on Aug 04. The insider now owns 161,502 shares following the transaction. On Jun 14, Director Pappas Christopher D bought 2,000 shares at $28.68 apiece. The transaction was valued at $57,360.
Right now, Univar Solutions Inc. (UNVR) has a P/E ratio of about 8.38. The stock’s beta is 1.65. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.45, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.01, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 25.36 may also be considered.
In the three months ended June 29, Univar Solutions Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.40, while its current ratio was 2.10, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.96, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.98. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 24.60% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 7.50%. Based on annual data, UNVR earned $2.39 billion in gross profit and brought in $9.54 billion in revenue.
A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 9.80%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 25.30%.
In Univar Solutions Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $2.47 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. UNVR’s revenue rose 16.61% to $3.02 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $2.98 billion. While analysts expected Univar Solutions Inc. to report $0.91 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 9.90%. During the quarter, the company generated $255.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Univar Solutions Inc. were 4.7 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $2.71 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $163.17 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at Univar Solutions Inc.’s (UNVR) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 27.72%, the RSI 9-day stood at 79.44% on 23 November.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Univar Solutions Inc. price is up by +8.83% percent or $2.53. At present, UNVR shares trade +23.79% above its 20-day simple moving average and +30.69% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +25.99% above its SMA50 and +6.64% above its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 88.31% and Stochastic coefficient D was 89.08%, while ATR was 1.00. Given the Stochastic reading of 79.77% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 75.43%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 1.21, while the 14-day reading stands at 1.49.
Credit Suisse launched its rating on Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) to an Outperform in a note to investors on October 21, 2022. Univar Solutions Inc. (UNVR) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, UNVR is a sell, and 2 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Univar Solutions Inc. stock as buy, with 9 recommending it as overweight.
With a median target price of $34.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $29.00 – $41.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Univar Solutions Inc. (UNVR) will achieve an average price target of $34.55.