Short Interest Reporting: Univar Incorporated (NYSE:UNVR) Can’t Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

November 18, 2016 - By Nellie Frank   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Reporting: Univar Incorporated (NYSE:UNVR) Can't Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

The stock of Univar Incorporated (NYSE:UNVR) registered an increase of 4.26% in short interest. UNVR’s total short interest was 1.77 million shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 4.26% from 1.69M shares, reported previously. With 420,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their UNVR’s short positions. The short interest to Univar Incorporated’s float is 2.54%. About 189,024 shares traded hands. Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) has risen 35.12% since April 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.69% the S&P500.

Univar Inc. is a distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals. The company has a market cap of $3.39 billion. The Company’s divisions include Univar USA ; Univar Canada (Canada); Univar Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Rest of World. It currently has negative earnings. The Rest of World segment includes developing businesses in Latin America, including Brazil and Mexico, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) Ratings Coverage

Out of 8 analysts covering Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 38% are positive. Univar Inc has been the topic of 17 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 30. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, July 28 by SunTrust. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, September 8 by Bank of America. Goldman Sachs initiated Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) rating on Tuesday, July 28. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $32 price target. On Wednesday, May 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) on Tuesday, August 16 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) earned “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Tuesday, July 28. On Friday, June 17 the stock rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, January 20 to “Neutral”. The company was downgraded on Friday, June 24 by Barclays Capital.

UNVR Company Profile

Univar Inc., incorporated on November 21, 1974, is a distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals. The Company’s divisions include Univar USA (USA); Univar Canada (Canada); Univar Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Rest of World. The Rest of World segment includes developing businesses in Latin America, including Brazil and Mexico, and the Asia-Pacific region. The Company’s USA segment offers commodity and specialty chemicals, as well as specialized services to a range of end markets, which include manufacturing and industrial production sectors in the United States. The Company’s Canadian activities are divided into approximately two regions: Eastern Canada, where it focuses on customer end markets, including cleaning and sanitization, coatings and adhesives, food ingredients, chemical manufacturing, personal care and pharmaceutical, and Western Canada, where it focuses on forestry, chemical manufacturing, mining, and gas and oil markets, such as midstream gas and oil sands processing, as well as refining. The Company’s EMEA segment caters to pharmaceutical products and ingredients, food, coating and adhesives, and personal care industries.

More notable recent Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Univar Reports 2016 Third Quarter Financial Results” on November 04, 2016, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Univar Announces Pricing of Sale of 20943741 Shares of Common Stock by Selling …” published on August 16, 2016, Prnewswire.com published: “Univar Inc. Appoints CEO Stephen D. Newlin as Chairman; William S …” on November 03, 2016. More interesting news about Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Univar Names Chemical Industry Executive and Board Member Stephen D. Newlin …” published on May 03, 2016 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Univar Inc. Elects Daniel Doheny to Board of Directors” with publication date: June 02, 2016.

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