A peek at Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP): Who has invested in It?

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (NYSE: UGP) is 6.83% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $2.41 and a high of $5.84 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The UGP stock was last observed hovering at around $5.83 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.04%.

Currently trading at $5.79, the stock is 2.39% and 6.46% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.12 million and changing -0.69% at the moment leaves the stock 37.77% off its SMA200. UGP registered 137.30% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 51.17%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $0.06 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $1.35.

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The stock witnessed a 4.70% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 29.82%, and is 0.00% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.37% over the week and 2.03% over the month.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP) has around 9920 employees, a market worth around $6.34B and $25.36B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 14.94 and Fwd P/E is 18.07. Profit margin for the company is 1.69%. Distance from 52-week low is 140.25% and -0.86% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (8.91%).

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.1 with sales reaching $6.09B over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 16.70% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -8.10% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -10.90% in year-over-year returns.

140 institutions hold shares in Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP), with institutional investors hold 3.97% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 1.10B, and float is at 1.10B with Short Float at 0.16%. Institutions hold 3.97% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Bizma Investimentos Ltda with over 16.71 million shares valued at $65.67 million. The investor’s holdings represent 1.50% of the UGP Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 4.43 million shares valued at $17.42 million to account for 0.40% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership which holds 3.0 million shares representing 0.27% and valued at over $11.79 million, while Morgan Stanley holds 0.20% of the shares totaling 2.27 million with a market value of $8.92 million.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP): Who are the competitors?

One of the company’s main competitors (and peers) include Petroleo Brasileiro S/A ADR (PBR) that is trading 49.52% up over the past 12 months.Shell PLC ADR (SHEL) lies in the list of competitors of the Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR and is 2.91% higher over the same period from UGPBraskem S/A ADR (BAK) is -17.16% down on the 1-year trading charts.