There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for Univar Solutions Inc. (UNVR) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $35.44. The Univar Solutions Inc. has recorded 21,738 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Univar Solutions Reports 2022 Fourth Quarter and Record Full-Year Financial Results; Issues Guidance for 2023.
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As a NYSE listed company, UNVR falls under the Basic Materials sector while operating within the Chemicals industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $35.44 and fluctuated between $35.58 as its day high and $35.01 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Univar Solutions Inc. is $5.57B. A total of 0.69 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.38M shares.
Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, UNVR has seen 32 BUY and 3 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 493,190 and the disposition of 144,829 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 67 BUYs and 22 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 1,048,084 shares during that period but sold 605,438.
In the most recent transaction, NEWLIN STEPHEN D sold 25,000 shares of UNVR for 35.00 per share on Feb 01. After the transaction, the Director now owns 134,933 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 29, NEWLIN STEPHEN D sold 6,970 shares at 32.36 per share. UNVR shares that Director owns now total 159,933.
Among the insiders who sold shares, NEWLIN STEPHEN D disposed of 50,000 shares on Nov 28 at a per-share price of $32.91. This resulted in the Director holding 159,933 shares of UNVR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Jerding Pat sold 11,654 shares at $33.50 per share on Nov 28. Company shares held by the SVP, Chief Information Officer now total 11,553.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for UNVR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $37.44 with high estimates of $42.00 and low estimates of $33.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, UNVR has a high of $35.61 and a low of $21.49.
As of this writing, UNVR has an earnings estimate of $0.54 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 9 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.58 per share and a lower estimate of $0.48. The company reported an EPS of $1 in the last quarter, which was 9.90% higher than expectations of $0.91.
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The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 9 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for UNVR is Overweight with a score of 4.00. A total of 6 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 2 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 1 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.