How to buy Univar Solutions shares

Univar Solutions shares have fallen -0.63% from yesterday's closing price ($34.68). Learn how to easily invest in Univar Solutions shares in the UK.

Univar Inc (UNVR) is a publicly traded chemicals business based in the US. On 14 March Univar Solutions shares leapt 12.00% to a closing position of $34.91. However, over the last 12 months, Univar Solutions's share price has fallen by 26.91% from $32.51. Univar Solutions is listed on the NYSE and employs 9,746 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Univar Solutions

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: UNVR in this case.
  5. Research Univar Solutions shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Univar Solutions shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.
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Fees for buying 50x Univar Solutions shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

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£974.49 total
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£974.97 total
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£974.97 total
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Fineco logo ★★★★★ £0 No minimum £9.70
£979.82 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo ★★★★★ £0 £1 £21.65
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Degiro Share Dealing logo ★★★★★ £0 £0.01 £0.97
£971.09 total
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Is it a good time to buy Univar Solutions stock?

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Invest in Univar Solutions shares

  • Start investing from $50
  • Pay no stamp duty on UK shares
  • Commission-free trading. Other fees may apply.

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

Is Univar Solutions under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Univar Solutions P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA

Univar Solutions's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Univar Solutions shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Univar Solutions's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.42. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Univar Solutions's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Univar Solutions's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1 billion (£854 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Univar Solutions's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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