As of Friday close, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.’s (NYSE:UGP) stock was up $0.1, moving up 3.98 percent to $2.61. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 2,071,420 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.19 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,744,060, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,484,804.
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Since last month, UGP stock retreated -16.88%. Shares of the company fell to $2.25 on 05/09/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $4.34 was reached on 04/18/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $2.18. Since the beginning of this year, UGP’s stock price has dropped by -1.14% or -$0.03, and marked a new high 16 times. However, the stock has declined by -39.84% since its 52-week high.
Right now, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) has a P/E ratio of about 18.38. The stock’s beta is 1.13. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.14, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.42, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 18.05 may also be considered.
The latest dividend of $0.03 per share was paid out, which is -74.32% less than last year’s $0.1168. On Thursday February 24 2022, a $0.0868 dividend decrease was announced.
In the three months ended September 29, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.’s quick ratio stood at 1.70, while its current ratio was 2.00, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 1.46, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.76. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 4.50% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 1.60%. Based on annual data, UGP earned $908.87 million in gross profit and brought in $20.33 billion in revenue.
A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 5.70%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 8.70%.
According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. While analysts expected Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. to report $0.04 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.06 per share. During the quarter, the company generated $169.79 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. were 5.11 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $18.23 billion.
This quick technical analysis looks at Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.’s (UGP) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 60.88%, the RSI 9-day stood at 50.76% on 13 May.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. price is up by +7.85% percent or $0.19. At present, UGP shares trade -17.14% below its 20-day simple moving average and +4.82% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -8.74% below its SMA50 and -28.69% below its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 37.14% and Stochastic coefficient D was 24.13%, while ATR was 0.15. Given the Stochastic reading of 58.06% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 47.07%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.03, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.04.
Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, UGP is a sell, and 8 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. stock as buy, with 3 recommending it as overweight.
With a median target price of $3.32, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $3.18 – $4.49. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) will achieve an average price target of $3.53.