Veritiv Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Veritiv Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Veritiv positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Veritiv Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Veritiv buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Veritiv Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Veritiv Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 27.95  0.65  2.27%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Veritiv Corporation is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Veritiv Corporation has a mean deviation of 1.64, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 2.19, variance of 4.79, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Veritiv. Our recommendation engine harnesses analyzes the organization potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Veritiv is not overpriced, please validate all Veritiv fundamentals including its Total Debt, Earnings Per Share and the relationship between Net Income and Book Value Per Share . Given that Veritiv has Number of Shares Shorted of 466.41 K, we advise you double-check Veritiv Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.07Value At Risk3.57
Potential Upside3.57Standard Deviation2.19
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Schwab Charles Investment Management IncCommon Shares162.9 K4.7 M
Acadian Asset Management LlcCommon Shares4.5 K130 K
State Of Alaska Department Of RevenueCommon Shares2.2 K64 K
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares1.3 K37 K
Cutler Group LpCommon Shares96627 K
Cutler Group LpCall Options3.6 K4 K
Hirtle Callaghan Co LlcCommon Shares1153 K
Cutler Group LpPut Options7002 K
Benjamin F Edwards Company IncCommon Shares73.02 K

Veritiv Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.75
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.14

Veritiv Volatility Alert

Veritiv Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.27 and kurtosis of 0.28. However, we advise investors to further study Veritiv Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsVeritivPeer Average
Return On Equity(3.93) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset1.88 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(0.26) % (5.5) %
Operating Margin0.96 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation1.53 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding15.7 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.66 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions93.51 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted466.41 K3.24 M
Price to Earning(333.16) times40.69 times
Price to Book0.83 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.05 times17.81 times
Revenue8.26 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.5 B21.75 B
EBITDA116.2 M1.41 B
Net Income(21.4 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents76.5 M3.89 B
Cash per Share4.87 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.17 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity217.8 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.36 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share34.12 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations62.6 M1.25 B
Short Ratio3.82 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share(1.36) times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth(2.7) times1.22 times
Number of Employees8.8 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization445.1 M29.78 B
Total Asset2.48 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings(1.3 M)38.24 B
Working Capital1.11 B3.58 B
Current Asset1.93 B36.8 B
Strong Sell

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Financial Leverage

   Purchase by Daniel Henry of 5000 shares of Veritiv [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.005304)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.0532
Mean Deviation1.64
Coefficient Of Variation(3,329)
Standard Deviation2.19
Information Ratio(0.14)
Jensen Alpha0.3096
Total Risk Alpha(1.16)
Treynor Ratio0.0432
Maximum Drawdown8.92
Value At Risk(3.57)
Potential Upside3.57

Current Valuation

Veritiv Current Valuation Analysis
Veritiv Corporation is rated second in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Wholesale industry is at this time estimated at about 17.37 Billion. Veritiv holds roughly 1.53 Billion in current valuation claiming about 9% of Wholesale industry.