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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 -1.43% today. In the last week its performance is 6.01%, and 14.18% for the past quarter. Currently, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has a target price of 22.57, so today’s gain of -1.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.46%.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), has a market cap of 13035.96, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 26.80%, and institutional ownership is 3.60%.

At the current price of 23.49, it has a dividend yield of 1.80%, and its target price is 22.57. 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 28.23, as well as a forward P/E of 24.9.

With a current EPS of 0.84, 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 26.26%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/1999, the total performance to date is 58.27%.

Volume today for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), is 530402, while its average volume is 559.21. Whilst the total gain today was -1.43%, it did have a day high of -1.63%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.98%, and 1.91% for the month. The 52-week low for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has been 84.01%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.63%.

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 -43.90% 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 2.3, and the P/S is 0.55, along with a P/B of 5.2. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.89.

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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