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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 -2.05% today. In the last week its performance is 2.38%, and 8.79% for the past quarter. Currently, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has a target price of 21.9, so today’s gain of -2.05% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.80%.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), has a market cap of 12388.61, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 26.80%, and institutional ownership is 3.60%.

At the current price of 21.93, it has a dividend yield of 1.92%, and its target price is 21.9. This is with a profit margin of 1.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.09. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) has a P/E of 26.62, as well as a forward P/E of 24.42.

With a current EPS of 0.84, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.56%,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 12.64%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/1999, the total performance to date is 48.71%.

Volume today for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), is 159076, while its average volume is 555.3. Whilst the total gain today was -2.05%, it did have a day high of -2.36%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.89%, and 2.12% for the month. The 52-week low for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has been 71.79%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.36%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.20%, and its return on assets is 7.40%. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) has an operating margin of 3.80%. With a sales growth of 12.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.78, and has a current ratio of 2.1 and 1.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.? Well its PEG is 2.17, and the P/S is 0.52, along with a P/B of 4.91. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.16.

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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