Noteworthy Stock: VWR Corporation (VWR)

A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation.

VWR Corp (NASDAQ:VWR) has been given an average rating of "Hold" by the nine brokerages that are covering the company. Analysts mean target price for PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG) is $68.09 while their mean recommendation is 2.10 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of VWR Corporation where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1 for the current quarter.

On Thursday, VWR Corp (NASDAQ:VWR) stock opened its trade at $33.61 and after floating in a range of $33.56 to $34.57, settled at $34.05. 11636787 shares were traded on VWR Corporation's last session. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.38 billion, a PE ratio of 29.71 and a beta of 1.13.

The stock's 50 day moving average is 27.97 and its 200 day moving average is 26.76.

Shares of VWR Corporation (VWR) touched the day high at $37.25 while its day Low was at $28.44.

VWR Corp (NASDAQ:VWR) last released its earnings results on Friday, May 5th. AlphaOne also gave media coverage about the medical research company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. The firm earned $1.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.11 billion. VWR Corp had a net margin of 3.89% and a return on equity of 16.06%.

VWR CORP (NASDAQ:VWR) said that, it is hardly a household name, but it plays a big role keeping the world's medical laboratories well-stocked. During the same period previous year, the firm earned $0.40 EPS. Analysts expect that VWR Corp will post $1.81 EPS for the current year.

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It's even better if the EPS growth rate has been accelerating in recent quarters and years. The business's quarterly revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter past year. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company.

Depending on the earnings numbers reported, VWR CORP (NASDAQ:VWR) stock may see increased volatility following the report. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 6 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 5 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. M&T Bank Corp boosted its stake in VWR Corp by 4.5% in the third quarter. A total of 0.01 million shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 0.01 million shares.

Avantor plans to acquire VWR for approximately $6.4 billion cash, in a deal the companies said today would create a combined global provider of consumables-focused solutions and services to life sciences and advanced technologies businesses, as well as education, government, and research institutions.

  • Zachary Reyes