Barclays Keeps a Hold Rating on Univar (UNVR)

In a report released yesterday, Duffy Fischer from Barclays maintained a Hold rating on Univar (UNVR), with a price target of $26. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $22.87.

According to, Fischer is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 16.4% and a 56.6% success rate. Fischer covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Air Products and Chemicals, Sherwin-Williams Company, and Axalta Coating Systems.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Univar is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $31.75.

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Univar’s market cap is currently $3.24B and has a P/E ratio of 16.35. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 2.63.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 43 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of UNVR in relation to earlier this year.

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Univar, Inc. is a chemical and ingredients distributor and provider of specialty services. It operates thought the following businesses: Chemistry Distribution, Industries, Products, and Innovative Services. The Chemistry Distribution business is a global chemical and ingredient distributor, and value-added service provider.