EPS for Univar Inc. (UNVR) Expected At $0.38; LMP Capital & Income Fund (SCD) Sentiment Is 1.75

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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LMP Capital & Income Fund Inc (SCD) investors sentiment increased to 1.75 in Q4 2017. It’s up 1.12, from 0.63 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 21 investment professionals started new or increased equity positions, while 12 sold and reduced their equity positions in LMP Capital & Income Fund Inc. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 4.59 million shares, down from 4.67 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding LMP Capital & Income Fund Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 8 Increased: 12 New Position: 9.

Analysts expect Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) to report $0.38 EPS on May, 10 before the open.They anticipate $0.19 EPS change or 100.00% from last quarter’s $0.19 EPS. UNVR’s profit would be $53.67 million giving it 18.86 P/E if the $0.38 EPS is correct. After having $0.34 EPS previously, Univar Inc.’s analysts see 11.76% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $28.66. About 307,483 shares traded. Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) has declined 7.43% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.98% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Univar Inc had 31 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital initiated Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) rating on Monday, August 10. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $26 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, December 9. Barclays Capital maintained Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) rating on Monday, August 7. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $34 target. Jefferies maintained Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) on Tuesday, October 17 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 28 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, June 17. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, December 15. Goldman Sachs upgraded Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) on Wednesday, May 11 to “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) on Sunday, November 5 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of UNVR in report on Friday, August 4 with “Buy” rating.

Univar Inc. distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.05 billion. It offers herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, seed, micronutrients, macronutrients, horticultural products, fertilizers, and feed; storage, packaging, and logistics services for crop protection companies, storing chemicals, feed-grade materials, and seed and equipment parties; and pest control products and equipment. It has a 33.83 P/E ratio. The firm also provides organic, inorganic, and polymer chemistries; enzymes, surfactants, solvents, dispersants, thickeners, bleaching aides, builders, chelants, alkalis, and other chemicals for the manufacturing of cleaning products; resins, pigments, solvents, thickeners, dispersants, and other additives; and epoxy resins, polyurethanes, titanium dioxides, fumed silica, esters, plasticizers, silicones, and specialty amines.

LMP Capital and Income Fund Inc. is a closed ended balanced mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. The company has market cap of $232.77 million. It is co-managed by Clearbridge Investments, LLC, Western Asset Management Company Limited, and Western Asset Management Company. It has a 7.5 P/E ratio. The fund invests in public equity and fixed income markets across the globe.

The stock increased 0.89% or $0.1139 during the last trading session, reaching $12.9439. About 19,375 shares traded. LMP Capital and Income Fund Inc. (SCD) has declined 9.85% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.40% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $101,899 activity.

Shaker Financial Services Llc holds 0.63% of its portfolio in LMP Capital and Income Fund Inc. for 95,217 shares. Cue Financial Group Inc. owns 37,883 shares or 0.35% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cornerstone Advisors Inc has 0.26% invested in the company for 162,215 shares. The Colorado-based Advisors Asset Management Inc. has invested 0.1% in the stock. Rivernorth Capital Management Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 89,235 shares.

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