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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 12701.23. 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 22.46 and EPS of 0.88. At a stock price of 21.49 (1.51%) it has a dividend yield of 2.33%.

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 11.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 12.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.30%.

For performance, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. the past week has seen a gain of -6.32%. For the last month performance for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. is -10.89%. While the last quarter is 7.77% and half year, 14.18%. Finally for the year, performance is 25.69%.

The 52-week high for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., is at -11.85%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 70.11%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.04% and 14.50% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.68%, and for the month it is 2.27%. 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 3.60%. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. has a payout ratio of 28.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 591.03. The shares float is 393.81, with the float short at 0.14%, with short ratio coming to 0.9.

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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