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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) which is in the industry Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing, gaining 2.72% today. In the last week its performance is 6.06%, and 5.40% for the past quarter. Currently, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has a target price of 21.9, so today’s gain of 2.72% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.49%.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), has a market cap of 11634.18, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 26.80%, and institutional ownership is 3.70%.

At the current price of 21.87, it has a dividend yield of 1.97%, and its target price is 21.9. This is with a profit margin of 1.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.09. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) has a P/E of 26.77, as well as a forward P/E of 23.85.

With a current EPS of 0.82, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.56%,Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 13.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 12.25%.

Performance for the year is 3.33%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/1999, the total performance to date is 45.26%.

Volume today for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), is 568700, while its average volume is 561.33. Whilst the total gain today was 2.72%, it did have a day high of -1.22%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.05%, and 2.33% for the month. The 52-week low for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has been 71.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.22%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.20%, and its return on assets is 7.40%. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) has an operating margin of 3.80%. With a sales growth of 12.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.78, and has a current ratio of 2.1 and 1.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.? Well its PEG is 2.19, and the P/S is 0.5, along with a P/B of 4.94. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 14.66.

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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