NEW YORK (
) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it traded at $17.91 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $17.85. Ultrapar Participacoes is changing hands at $17.82 with 162,812 shares traded as of 11:42 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 320,000 shares over the past 30 days.
Ultrapar Participacoes has a market cap of $5 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.
Ultrapar Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution of liquefied petroleum gas, and light fuel and lubricants. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.6, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 20.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.8.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Ultrapar Participacoes as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full
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