March 20, 2017

Univar (NYSE:UNVR) named Ian Gresham as chief marketing officer

Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) has named Ian Gresham as chief marketing officer.Gresham brings more than 15 years of strategic sales and marketing experience within the manufacturing sector. “Ian’s successful commercial record of accomplishments in marketing many well-known brands will be of tremendous value as we look to capture and promote the enhanced value we provide to our customers and supplier partners,” said Stephen Newlin, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Univar. “While we enjoy the No. 1 market position in the U.S. and the No. 2 position in EMEA, there is a terrific opportunity to grow our business and brand.Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) shares ticked up 0.10% to $31.37 on Friday.

Technical Stock Analysis

Shares outstanding are recorded as 138.10 Million and total shares floated are 134.66 Million. Current ratio which is the relationship between current assets and current liabilities, indicating the liquidity of a business is calculated as 1.00. Company’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.16% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 4.54%.

Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it’s not easy how to pick stocks. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 3 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 4 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Analyst’s mean target price for UNVR is $32.89 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.30.

Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) yearly performance is 86.39% and net profit margin is -0.80%. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is 17.20 The current share price indicate that stock is -5.37% away from its one year high and is moving 95.33% ahead of its 52-week low.

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is testing a button that lets you skip the opening credits on some television shows, the company said. This week some Twitter users spotted a “skip intro” button that appears when you hover over the title sequence for shows including Netflix originals House of Cards and Iron Fist, and Mad Men and The Office (third-party shows). The button works both with shows that begin with the title sequence and those that include one after a cold open.
On 17 March 2017, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares moved to $145.11 after starting the day at $144.05. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 14 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 15 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 2 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Analyst’s mean target price for NFLX is $149.05 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.40.

At the movement Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) is under coverage by number of analysts. Buy rating has been given by 5 analysts to the company stock whereas no analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 12 analysts given HOLD rating. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Outperform and their mean rating for the stock is 2.28 on scale of 1-5. Analysts mean target price for Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) is $186.07 while their mean recommendation is 2.30 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved slumped -6.38% to end the day at $168.61. Company price to earnings (P/E) ratio, which measures the relationship between the earnings of a company and its stock price, is calculated as 16.43. The current share price indicate that stock is -8.47% away from its one year high and is moving 27.90% ahead of its 52-week low.

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