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Friday, December 2, 2022

Investors’ Patience Is Being Tested Right Now By Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE: UGP)

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.01, or -0.40%, to $2.46. Volume reached 242 shares, with price reaching a high of $2.46 and a low of $2.46.


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Stocks Info

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Energy sector and is a part of the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $2.46 and fluctuated between $2.5699 as its day high and $2.4400 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. is $2.69B. A total of 1.56 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.15M shares.

Dividend

It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. pays an annual dividend of $0.15, resulting in a dividend yield of 6.22%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.30. UGP’s most recent ex-dividend date was 03/04/2022 when it declared a $0.033699 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 03/21/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 09/07/2021 with an ex-dividend date of 08/20/2021. The dividend was $0.038046 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for UGP in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $3.26 with high estimates of $4.44 and low estimates of $2.57. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, UGP has a high of $3.12 and a low of $2.12.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 12 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for UGP is Hold with a score of 3.50. A total of 4 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 8 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.

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