(NYSE:UGP) Ultrapar Participacoes SA Has Analysts Optimistic

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Ultrapar Participacoes SA (NYSE:UGP)

May 15th, 2019

Amidst rising markets Ultrapar Participacoes SA finished Wednesday’s trading session down 0.75%, a ($0.04) decrease to close on $5.29.

UGP was outperformed by the rest of the Energy sector which went up 0.46%.

Expectations from 6 analysts suggest that Ultrapar Participacoes SA could rise significantly (21.88%), while Finbox has calculated (with medium uncertainty) a fair value price of $6.59.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Communication Services saw the biggest increase of the day (2.11%), while Financials saw the biggest drop (-0.48%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 19.93%.

Communication Services saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -2.60%, as it went up 2.11%. Utilities saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 0.47% trading down -0.13%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Communication Services went up with a 2.11% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.98% change.
  • Consumer Staples went up with a 0.80% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.78% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 0.64% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.46% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.27% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.12% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.13% change.
  • Materials went down with a -0.24% change.
  • Financials went down with a -0.48% change.

Ultrapar Participacoes SA Info

Ultrapar Participações S.A. engages in the gas distribution, fuel distribution, chemicals, storage, and drugstores businesses primarily in Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay, Venezuela, other Latin American countries, the United States, Canada, the Far East, Europe, and internationally. The company’s Gas Distribution segment distributes liquefied petroleum gas to residential, commercial, and industrial consumers, as well as independent dealers primarily in the South, Southeast, and Northeast regions of Brazil. Its Fuel Distribution segment distributes and markets gasoline, ethanol, diesel, fuel oil, kerosene, natural gas for vehicles, and lubricants and related activities through a network of 7,218 Ipiranga service stations. The company’s Chemicals segment produces ethylene oxide and its derivatives, as well as fatty alcohols, which are raw materials used in the home and personal care, agrochemical, paints, varnishes, and other industries. Its Storage segment operates liquid bulk terminals primarily in the Southeast and Northeast regions of Brazil. The company’s Drugstores segment trades in pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products through its own drugstore chain in the North, Northeast, and Southeast regions of Brazil. Ultrapar Participações S.A. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.

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