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How has Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.:(NYSE:UGP) performed recently?

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE: UGP) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 11929.2. It is in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 24.5, a forward P/E of 22.87 and EPS of 0.86. At a stock price of 20.97 (-2.87%) it has a dividend yield of 2.05%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 21.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.56% and more long-term 12.25% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 1.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 12.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 12.20%.

For performance, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. the past week has seen a gain of 1.60%. For the last month performance for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. is 6.66%. While the last quarter is 11.31% and half year, 48.01%. Finally for the year, performance is 3.07%.

The 52-week high for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., is at -5.28%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 64.27%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.35% and 19.13% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.17%, and for the month it is 2.25%. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., has a target price of 21.9.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.78, and for total debt/equity Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. has 1.09. The gross margin is 8.70%, while operating margin is 3.80%, the profit margin is 1.90%. The current ratio is 2.1 and the quick ratio is 1.5.

Insider ownership is at 26.80%, with instituitional ownership at 3.60%. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. has a payout ratio of 28.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 568.87. The shares float is 398.47, with the float short at 0.17%, with short ratio coming to 1.24.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., get 7.40%, with its returns on investment at 13.20%. Return on equity is 18.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 21.9, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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