Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) Short Interest Decreased By 1.4%

March 14, 2018 - By Richard Conner

 Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) Short Interest Decreased By 1.4%

The stock of Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) registered a decrease of 1.4% in short interest. UNVR’s total short interest was 2.08 million shares in March as published by FINRA. Its down 1.4% from 2.10 million shares, reported previously. With 672,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their UNVR’s short positions. The short interest to Univar Inc’s float is 1.89%.

The stock decreased 1.60% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $30.19. About 452,411 shares traded. Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) has risen 70.03% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.33% the S&P500.

Univar Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.26 billion. It offers herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, seed, micronutrients, macronutrients, horticultural products, fertilizers, and feed; storage, packaging, and logistics services for crop protection companies, storing chemicals, feed-grade materials, and seed and equipment parties; and pest control products and equipment. It has a 35.64 P/E ratio. The firm also provides organic, inorganic, and polymer chemistries; enzymes, surfactants, solvents, dispersants, thickeners, bleaching aides, builders, chelants, alkalis, and other chemicals for the manufacturing of cleaning products; resins, pigments, solvents, thickeners, dispersants, and other additives; and epoxy resins, polyurethanes, titanium dioxides, fumed silica, esters, plasticizers, silicones, and specialty amines.

Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Univar Inc had 31 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital upgraded the shares of UNVR in report on Tuesday, February 16 to “Overweight” rating. Barclays Capital initiated Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) on Monday, August 10 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Credit Suisse initiated Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) rating on Thursday, July 30. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $25 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, September 15. The stock of Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) earned “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Tuesday, July 28. The stock of Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Sunday, November 5. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 20 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, August 31. Bank of America initiated the shares of UNVR in report on Tuesday, September 8 with “Neutral” rating. Jefferies initiated Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) rating on Thursday, July 30. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $29 target.

More news for Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Univar’s (UNVR) Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates in Q4” on March 02, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Univar, Cargill Reach Strategic Expanded Agreement for Select Food Ingredients …” and published on February 20, 2018 is yet another important article.

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