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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 0.35% today. In the last week its performance is -1.34%, and 15.05% for the past quarter. Currently, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has a target price of 22.57, so today’s gain of 0.35% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.04%.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), has a market cap of 12627.79, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 26.80%, and institutional ownership is 3.60%.

At the current price of 22.77, it has a dividend yield of 2.20%, and its target price is 22.57. This is with a profit margin of 2.00%, and total debt/equity of 1.06. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) has a P/E of 26.32, as well as a forward P/E of 23.79.

With a current EPS of 0.87, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.59%,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 37.25%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/1999, the total performance to date is 52.83%.

Volume today for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), is 393700, while its average volume is 608.29. Whilst the total gain today was 0.35%, it did have a day high of -6.60%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.76%, and 2.17% for the month. The 52-week low for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has been 80.25%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.60%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.20%, and its return on assets is 7.50%. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) has an operating margin of 4.00%. With a sales growth of 4.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.92, and has a current ratio of 3.2 and 2.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.? Well its PEG is 2.15, and the P/S is 0.52, along with a P/B of 4.79. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.49.

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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