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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 1.59% today. In the last week its performance is 2.95%, and 3.85% for the past quarter. Currently, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has a target price of 22.05, so today’s gain of 1.59% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.02%.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), has a market cap of 13066.07, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 26.80%, and institutional ownership is 3.60%.

At the current price of 23, it has a dividend yield of 2.17%, 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 25.93, as well as a forward P/E of 23.

With a current EPS of 0.89, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.23%,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 34.52%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/1999, the total performance to date is 54.37%.

Volume today for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), is 544500, while its average volume is 595.64. Whilst the total gain today was 1.59%, it did have a day high of -5.66%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.87%, and 1.92% for the month. The 52-week low for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has been 82.07%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.66%.

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 2.12, and the P/S is 0.53, along with a P/B of 4.72. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.61.

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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