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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 -1.92% today. In the last week its performance is 2.90%, and 21.53% for the past quarter. Currently, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has a target price of 22.57, so today’s gain of -1.92% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.42%.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), has a market cap of 13274.88, and is based in Brazil. Insider ownership is at 26.80%, and institutional ownership is 3.70%.

At the current price of 23.46, it has a dividend yield of 1.96%, 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 27.46, as well as a forward P/E of 24.99.

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 34.89%. Since its IPO date on 10/7/1999, the total performance to date is 60.54%.

Volume today for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP), is 175795, while its average volume is 567.88. Whilst the total gain today was -1.92%, it did have a day high of -3.77%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.32%, and 2.03% for the month. The 52-week low for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP has been 85.71%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.77%.

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 -47.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., UGP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.92, 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 2.24, and the P/S is 0.55, along with a P/B of 5. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.06.

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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