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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 -0.68% today. In the last week its performance is 1.30%, and 1.71% for the past quarter. Currently, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has a target price of 22.05, so today’s gain of -0.68% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.46%.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), has a market cap of 12213.84, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 26.80%, and institutional ownership is 3.70%.

At the current price of 21.77, it has a dividend yield of 2.30%, and its target price is 22.05. 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 25.49, as well as a forward P/E of 22.75.

With a current EPS of 0.85, 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 42.93%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/1999, the total performance to date is 46.11%.

Volume today for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), is 700700, while its average volume is 627.85. Whilst the total gain today was -0.68%, it did have a day high of -10.71%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.97%, and 2.22% for the month. The 52-week low for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has been 72.33%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.71%.

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 2.08, and the P/S is 0.51, along with a P/B of 4.64. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.25.

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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