Univar Solutions Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. More Details
Good value with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Univar Solutions's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UNVR is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UNVR's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Trade Distributors
1 Year Return
US Trade Distributors
Return vs Industry: UNVR underperformed the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 50% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UNVR underperformed the US Market which returned 33% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Univar Solutions's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StBased On Its ROE, Is Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) A High Quality Stock?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StChristopher Pappas Is The Independent Chairman of Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) And They Just Picked Up 4.1% More Shares
1 month ago | Simply Wall StUpdate: Univar Solutions (NYSE:UNVR) Stock Gained 39% In The Last Year
Is Univar Solutions undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UNVR ($22.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($33.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UNVR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UNVR is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.6x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (21.6x).
PE vs Market: UNVR's PE Ratio (17.6x) is in line with the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: UNVR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UNVR is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (2.2x).
How is Univar Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UNVR's forecast earnings growth (13.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: UNVR's earnings (13.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: UNVR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: UNVR's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UNVR's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: UNVR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.9%).
How has Univar Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UNVR has a large one-off loss of $81.4M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: UNVR's current net profit margins (2.5%) are higher than last year (0.06%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UNVR's earnings have grown by 13.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UNVR's earnings growth over the past year (4107.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: UNVR earnings growth over the past year (4107.8%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 49.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: UNVR's Return on Equity (10.2%) is considered low.
How is Univar Solutions's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UNVR's short term assets ($2.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: UNVR's short term assets ($2.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UNVR's debt to equity ratio (109.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UNVR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 337.4% to 109.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UNVR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.3%).
Interest Coverage: UNVR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.9x coverage).
What is Univar Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UNVR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UNVR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UNVR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UNVR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of UNVR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Jukes (62 yo)
Mr. David C. Jukes has been the President of Univar Solutions Inc. (formerly known as Univar Inc.) since May 4, 2017 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and Director since May 09, 2018. Mr. Jukes has...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD5.81M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: UNVR's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: UNVR's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: UNVR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Univar Solutions Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Univar Solutions Inc.
- Ticker: UNVR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1924
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$3.844b
- Shares outstanding: 170.91m
- Website: https://www.univar.com
Number of Employees
- Univar Solutions Inc.
- 3075 Highland Parkway
- Suite 200
- Downers Grove
- United States
Univar Solutions Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. It also provides epoxy resins, polyurethanes, titanium dioxide, fumed silica, esters, plasticize...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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