Stock Price of Univar Inc. (UNVR) Increases 0.55%

Univar Inc.s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 19.37% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 42.86% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 144.62% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Univar Inc. has a positive value of 65.13 compared to overall market. Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) has climbed 0.55% in the past week and advanced 1.95% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.26% during the past week but Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 0.12%.

Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $28.96 and hit $29.43 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $29.33, with a gain of 1.42% or 0.41 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,292,625 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $31.06 and the company has a market cap of $4,102 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $10.65 .

Univar Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 4, 2016. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.20. The company had revenue of $199.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2064.02 million. The companys revenue was down -90.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Univar Inc was Upgraded by Wells Fargo to Outperform on Dec 15, 2016. Univar Inc was Upgraded by Credit Suisse to Outperform on Dec 9, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 20, 2017, Edward J Mooney (director) purchased 3,500 shares at 29.35 per share price.On Dec 7, 2016, Erik Viens (SVP & CIO) sold 2,000 shares at 26.44 per share price.On Sep 22, 2016, Christopher Oversby (President, EMEA) sold 22,241 shares at 20.01 per share price.

Univar Inc. is a distributor of chemicals and innovative services. The Company offers solvents, resins, pigments, acids, bases, surfactants, glycols, inorganic compounds and alcohols. It also offers transportation and warehousing infrastructure, chemicals and hazardous materials handling services. The Companys operating geographical segments include Univar USA, Univar Canada, Univar Europe and the Middle East as well as Rest of World. It serves coatings and adhesives, food, oil and gas, personal care and pharmaceutical industries. Univar Inc. is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.

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