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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR)?

The company in question is, Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) currently with a stock price of 21.32 (1.19% today). The market cap for Univar Inc. is 2934, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Chemicals – Major Diversified industry. The target price for Univar Inc. is 21.86. Currently Univar Inc. is trading with a P/E of 46, and a forward P/E of 22.34. Average volume for Univar Inc. is 644.25 and so far today it is 100764.

Performance in the last year for Univar Inc. has been 12.49%. For EPS growth, Univar Inc. has seen a growth of 196.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 30.43%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.90% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. Univar Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -9.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 339.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.83%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 20.42%.

Since the IPO date for Univar Inc. on the 6/17/2015, Univar Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 23.87%. With Univar Inc. trading at 21.32, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.46.

So could Univar Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 46. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.35 and the P/B is at 3.09. The P/cash is 13.11, with P/free cash flow at 12.5.

Univar Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 3.24, and total debt/equity at 3.37.

In terms of margins, Univar Inc. has a gross margin of 20.70%, an operating margin of 3.10% and a profit margin of 0.70%.Payout ratio for Univar Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 1.10% with return on investment coming to 6.20%.

Insider ownership for Univar Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 82.10%. Outstanding shares are at 139.25. While shares float is 132.83. The float short is currently 1.33%, and short ratio is 2.74.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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