Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

March 14, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

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. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 28 by SunTrust. On Monday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, May 11 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Jefferies. The stock of Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 4 by Jefferies. Bank of America upgraded the shares of UNVR in report on Wednesday, November 4 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, July 28 by William Blair. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 16 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, February 16. The stock of Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, September 8.

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

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