VWR Corporation (VWR) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on VWR Corporation (VWR), hence the stock is down -2.21% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -3.61% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -1.2% and the stock has fallen -3.56% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.07% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.03%. VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $29.53 with an intraday high of $29.63. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $29.46. However, the stock managed to close at $29.55, a loss of 0.10% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $29.58. The total traded volume of the day was 690,820 shares.
The company Insiders own 47.1% of VWR Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 7.6% . Institutional Investors own 55.31% of VWR Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 41.03%. Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Barclays maintains its outlook on VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR). The current rating of the shares is Overweight, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm raises the price target from $30 per share to $34 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 5, 2016.
VWR Corporation (VWR) is a provider of laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: North, Central and South America (Americas) and Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific (EMEA-APAC). It has a presence in Europe and North America with respect to the laboratory products market. It also has operations in Asia-Pacific and other markets to support its multinational customers across the globe. The Company offers a portfolio of and private label laboratory products and a range of services, including custom manufacturing. The Companys portfolio includes chemicals, reagents, consumables, durable products and scientific equipment and instruments. The Companys branded and private label product portfolio includes service offerings marketed under the VWRCATALYST brand, including sourcing and procurement, logistics, chemical and equipment tracking and sample management.