Univar Inc (UNVR) Insider Dahlia Investments Pte. Ltd. Sells 10,350 Shares

Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) insider Dahlia Investments Pte. Ltd. sold 10,350 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.12, for a total value of $322,092.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Dahlia Investments Pte. Ltd. also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, January 25th, Dahlia Investments Pte. Ltd. sold 5,635 shares of Univar stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.14, for a total value of $175,473.90.
  • On Friday, January 19th, Dahlia Investments Pte. Ltd. sold 2,015 shares of Univar stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.12, for a total value of $62,706.80.
  • On Wednesday, January 17th, Dahlia Investments Pte. Ltd. sold 75,587 shares of Univar stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.14, for a total value of $2,353,779.18.

Shares of Univar Inc (UNVR) opened at $31.06 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,380.00 and a P/E ratio of 135.04. Univar Inc has a 1 year low of $26.80 and a 1 year high of $33.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.70, a current ratio of 1.79 and a quick ratio of 1.21.

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.13. Univar had a return on equity of 17.30% and a net margin of 0.41%. The firm had revenue of $2.05 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.97 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.17 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Univar Inc will post 1.03 earnings per share for the current year.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of Univar during the second quarter valued at approximately $122,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in shares of Univar by 176.9% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,824 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $141,000 after purchasing an additional 3,082 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. bought a new stake in shares of Univar during the third quarter valued at approximately $203,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd boosted its position in shares of Univar by 13.5% during the second quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 8,467 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $247,000 after purchasing an additional 1,004 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new stake in shares of Univar during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $275,000. Institutional investors own 97.77% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Univar from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub upgraded Univar from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Univar in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $33.50.

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About Univar

Univar Inc is a distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals. The Company operates through four segments: Univar USA (USA); Univar Canada (Canada); Univar Europe and the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Rest of World. The Company’s USA segment supplies a range of commodity and specialty chemicals, as well as services to a range of end markets, including manufacturing and industrial production sectors in the United States.

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