Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP) Shares Decline Despite Market Challenges

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (NYSE: UGP)’s stock price has decreased by 0.00 compared to its previous closing price of 5.58. However, the company has seen a -0.71% decrease in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-04-02 that PDD, NVDA and UGP made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) growth stocks list on April 2, 2023.

Is It Worth Investing in Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (NYSE: UGP) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (NYSE: UGP) is above average at 12.52x. The 36-month beta value for UGP is also noteworthy at 1.62. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 1 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 2 rating it as “hold,” and 1 rating it as “sell.”

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The average trading volume of UGP on April 03, 2024 was 1.44M shares.

UGP’s Market Performance

UGP’s stock has seen a -0.71% decrease for the week, with a -6.84% drop in the past month and a 2.95% gain in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.71%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.07% for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -2.87% for UGP stock, with a simple moving average of 19.58% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of UGP

Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see UGP reach a price target of $3.30. The rating they have provided for UGP stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on September 21st, 2023.

Goldman gave a rating of “Neutral” to UGP, setting the target price at $4 in the report published on September 13th of the previous year.

UGP Trading at -4.23% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought UGP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -12.06% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.07%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.71%, as shares sank -6.06% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -0.53% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, UGP fell by -0.71%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +51.63% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $5.73. In addition, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR saw 2.95% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Stock Fundamentals for UGP

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.05 for the present operating margin
  • 0.07 for the gross margin

The net margin for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR stands at 0.02. The total capital return value is set at 0.21. Equity return is now at value 19.71, with 6.59 for asset returns.

Based on Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP), the company’s capital structure generated 0.47 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.11. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.89. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 3.15.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 6.19 billion with net debt to EBITDA at 1.22. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.3. The receivables turnover for the company is 15.68for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 3.24. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.72.

Conclusion

In summary, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP) has had a mixed performance as of late. Analysts have mixed opinions on the stock, with some viewing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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