Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2014


Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.312156 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.18% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of UGP was $24.16, representing a -13.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.94 and a 15.93% increase over the 52 week low of $20.84.

UGP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). UGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1. Zacks Investment Research reports UGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.82%, compared to an industry average of 14.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UGP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to UGP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UGP as a top-10 holding:

  • EGShares Utilities GEMS Exchange Traded Fund (UGEM).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UGEM with an decrease of -7.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UGP at 9.52%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: UGP , LNG , CQP

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