NYSE:UGP - Ultrapar Participacoes Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $15.26 +0.32 (+2.14 %) (As of 02/18/2019 11:52 AM ET)Previous Close$14.94Today's Range$15.07 - $15.3752-Week Range$8.86 - $24.56Volume495,727 shsAverage Volume764,484 shsMarket Capitalization$8.49 billionP/E Ratio16.77Dividend Yield1.67%Beta0.38 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ultrapar Participações S.A. engages in gas distribution, fuel distribution, chemicals, storage, and drugstores businesses in Brazil, Mexico, United Stated, Uruguay, and Venezuela. 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 8,005 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 states of Amapá, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Pará, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte, São Paulo, Sergipe, and Tocantins. Ultrapar Participações S.A. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Receive UGP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for UGP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Natural gas distribution Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:UGP Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.ultra.com.br Phone55-11-3177-3820Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.25 Current Ratio2.35 Quick Ratio1.88Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.77 Forward P/E Ratio25.86 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$25.07 billion Price / Sales0.34 Cash Flow$1.6234 per share Price / Cash Flow9.40 Book Value$5.47 per share Price / Book2.79Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.91 Net Income$493.07 million Net Margins1.17% Return on Equity10.78% Return on Assets3.59%Miscellaneous Employees16,448 Outstanding Shares556,405,000Market Cap$8.49 billion OptionableOptionable Ultrapar Participacoes (NYSE:UGP) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ultrapar Participacoes' stock symbol? Ultrapar Participacoes trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UGP." How often does Ultrapar Participacoes pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ultrapar Participacoes? Ultrapar Participacoes declared a special dividend on Friday, August 3rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.1491 per share on Thursday, August 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.54%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 10th. View Ultrapar Participacoes' Dividend History. When is Ultrapar Participacoes' next earnings date? Ultrapar Participacoes is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ultrapar Participacoes. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ultrapar Participacoes? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ultrapar Participacoes in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ultrapar Participacoes. Has Ultrapar Participacoes been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about UGP stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ultrapar Participacoes earned a news impact score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Ultrapar Participacoes' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ultrapar Participacoes include Atmos Energy (ATO), National Fuel Gas (NFG), ONE Gas (OGS), New Jersey Resources (NJR), Spire (SR), South Jersey Industries (SJI), New Fortress Energy (NFE), Northwest Natural (NWN), Just Energy Group (JE) and WGL (WGL). Who are Ultrapar Participacoes' key executives? Ultrapar Participacoes' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Frederico C. Pinheiro Fleury Curado, CEO & Member of the Exec. Board (Age 58)Mr. André Pires de Oliveira Dias, Chief Financial & Investor Relations Officer and Member of Exec. Board (Age 52)Mr. Pedro Jorge Filho Filho, Officer & Member of the Exec. Board (Age 65)Mr. Joao Benjamin Parolin, Member of the Exec. Board & CEO of Oxiteno (Age 61)Mr. Ricardo Isaac Catran, CEO of Ultracargo & Member of the Exec. Board (Age 64) Who are Ultrapar Participacoes' major shareholders? Ultrapar Participacoes' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.51%), BlackRock Inc. (0.35%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.28%), Pendal Group Ltd (0.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.11%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.09%). Which major investors are selling Ultrapar Participacoes stock? UGP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Northern Trust Corp, BlackRock Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Flossbach Von Storch AG, Sarasin & Partners LLP, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd. Which major investors are buying Ultrapar Participacoes stock? UGP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Pendal Group Ltd, Jane Street Group LLC, SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, Legato Capital Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and OLD Mission Capital LLC. How do I buy shares of Ultrapar Participacoes? Shares of UGP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Ultrapar Participacoes' stock price today? One share of UGP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.26. How big of a company is Ultrapar Participacoes? Ultrapar Participacoes has a market capitalization of $8.49 billion and generates $25.07 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $493.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.91 on an earnings per share basis. Ultrapar Participacoes employs 16,448 workers across the globe. What is Ultrapar Participacoes' official website? The official website for Ultrapar Participacoes is http://www.ultra.com.br. How can I contact Ultrapar Participacoes? Ultrapar Participacoes' mailing address is AV. BRIGADEIRO LUIS ANTONIO 1343 9 ANDAR, SAO PAULO D5, 10019. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 55-11-3177-3820 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Ultrapar Participacoes (NYSE UGP)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 196 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 200 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 396MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ultrapar Participacoes and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UGP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UGP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are retained earnings?