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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 12778.43. It is in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 26.02, a forward P/E of 23.68 and EPS of 0.87. At a stock price of 22.66 (-1.35%) it has a dividend yield of 2.07%.

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 12.59% and more long-term 12.25% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -44.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 12.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -47.90%.

For performance, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. the past week has seen a gain of -5.27%. For the last month performance for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. is 2.96%. While the last quarter is 17.49% and half year, 46.88%. Finally for the year, performance is 28.42%.

The 52-week high for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., is at -7.05%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 79.38%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.95% and 22.80% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.29%, and for the month it is 2.19%. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., has a target price of 22.57.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.92, and for total debt/equity Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. has 1.06. The gross margin is 8.90%, while operating margin is 4.00%, the profit margin is 2.00%. The current ratio is 3.2 and the quick ratio is 2.4.

Insider ownership is at 26.80%, with instituitional ownership at 3.80%. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. has a payout ratio of 28.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 563.92. The shares float is 393.81, with the float short at 0.14%, with short ratio coming to 0.94.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., get 7.50%, with its returns on investment at 13.20%. Return on equity is 19.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 22.57, 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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