Univar is a world leader in the distribution of chemistry and related products and services. Univar is more than just a distribution company; we’re a global partner to our customers and suppliers dedicated to:

  • Earning customers for life 
  • Using our global network to provide market insight and expertise to grow our customers business 
  • Uncompromising safety and compliance 
  • Creating enduring supplier relationships 
  • Providing an innovative suite of value-added services 

Our scale, geographic reach, diversified distribution channels, industry expertise and comprehensive product portfolio enable us to develop strong, long-term relationships with our suppliers and to provide a single-source solution for our customers.

Type
Public
HQ
Downers Grove, US
Founded
1924
Size (employees)
8,700 (est)-5%
Website
univar.com
Univar was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, US

Univar Office Locations

Univar has an office in Downers Grove

Univar Metrics

Univar Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$8.1 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %

(10%)

Gross profit

$1.7 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %

21%

Net income (2016)

($68.4 m)

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$4.2 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)

$29.8

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$336.4 m
Univar's current market capitalization is $4.2 b.
Univar's revenue was reported to be $8.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 10% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

$9 b$8.1 b

Revenue growth, %

(10%)

Cost of goods sold

$7.2 b$6.3 b

Gross profit

$1.8 b$1.7 b

Gross profit Margin, %

20%21%

Operating expense total

$1.5 b$1.6 b

EBIT

$269 m$86.4 m

EBIT margin, %

3%1%

Interest expense

$211.3 m$163.8 m

Interest income

$4.3 m$3.9 m

Pre tax profit

$26.7 m($79.6 m)

Income tax expense

$10.2 m($11.2 m)

Net Income

$16.5 m($68.4 m)
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

$188.1 m$336.4 m

Accounts Receivable

$1 b$950.3 m

Inventories

$803.4 m$756.6 m

Current Assets

$2.2 b$2.2 b

PP&E

$1.1 b$1 b

Goodwill

$1.7 b$1.8 b

Total Assets

$5.6 b$5.4 b

Accounts Payable

$836 m$852.3 m

Total Debt

$3.1 b$3 b

Current Liabilities

$1.3 b$1.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$2.2 b$2.3 b

Retained Earnings

($985 m)($1.1 b)

Total Equity

$816.7 m$809.9 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

3.8 x3.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.6 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

6.9 x6.7 x
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$16.5 m($68.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$225 m$237.9 m

Accounts Receivable

($295 k)($813 k)

Inventories

$82.3 m$42 m

Accounts Payable

($104.1 m)$12 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$356 m$449.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

($145 m)($90.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($294.4 m)($136 m)

Short-term Borrowings

($11.5 m)($4.6 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($3.5 b)($178.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($19.8 m)($166.1 m)

Interest Paid

$169.7 m$148.9 m

Income Taxes Paid

$38.2 m$14.9 m

Univar Market Value History

Univar Median Salaries

Source: 35 public H-1B filings from Univar

Univar Online Presence

Univar Company Life

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