NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Ultrapar Holdings (NYSE: UGP) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $18.99, above its previous 52-week high of $18.96 with 35,887 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 389,100 shares over the past 30 days. Ultrapar has a market cap of $9.66 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 8.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Ultrapar Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the petrochemicals industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.8, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 17.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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