Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) saw an upside of 2.44% to $2.72 after adding $0.06 on Wednesday. The 5-day average trading volume is 897,900 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $2.74 in the past week. An average of 1,313,015 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,314,000.
UGP’s 1-month performance is -6.99% or -$0.15 on its low of $2.53 reached on 10/06/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $2.53 and high of $4.74, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/04/21. YTD, UGP has lost -41.26% or -$1.82. However, the current price is down -42.49%% from the 52-week high price.
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The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 184.42 and a low of 13.27. UGP stock has a beta of 1.33. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.16 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.65, with the price to cash flow ratio at 17.12.
Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. pays an annual dividend of $0.07 per share. Its dividend yield is 2.56% and the payout ratio is 452.20%. UGP’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Sep. 7, when it paid $0.0381 a share compared with prior rate of $0.1169, down -206.82% from last year’s. The company latest dividend decrease of $0.0788 reported on Friday August 13 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by -81.01% yearly.
It is projected that Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.’s next ex-dividend date will be on SA. UGP is expected to distribute $1-Mar as its next dividend.
Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 1.30, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.80 meaning that UGP stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 1.51, while the total debt to equity was 1.85. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 6.60%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 3.66% while for the period ending June 29; Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.’s operating margin was 1.80%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.09 billion against revenue of $15.76 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.’s cash and short-term investments amounted to $1.04 billion against total debt of $17.9 billion. Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected UGP to announce $0.04 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0, representing a -100.00% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $88.88 million. UGP stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 4.89 billion, with total debt at $17.9 billion
Let’s look briefly at Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 49.34% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 38.38%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $2.66, reflecting a +3.48% or $0.09 change from its current price. UGP is currently trading -1.41% above its 20-day SMA, -25.31% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -19.55% and -39.88% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 30.11% and 25.55% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.11. The RSI (14) points at 46.81%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 39.39% with the period’s ATR at 0.12. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.00 and -0.05 on the 14-day charts.
Analysts offering their rating for UGP stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate UGP as a “sell,”, while 5 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 6 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is UGP’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $3.62 and a high of $4.60, with their median price target at $4.20. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) stock is $4.15.