Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013

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Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.289575 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -13.39% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of UGP was $23.76, representing a -13.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.48 and a 17.45% increase over the 52 week low of $20.23.

UGP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). UGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.01. Zacks Investment Research reports UGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.19%, compared to an industry average of -1.4%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UGP Dividend History page.

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 ETF ( UGEM )
  • iShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure ETF ( EMIF )
  • BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund ( ADRE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRE with an decrease of -10.17% over the last 100 days. UGEM 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.




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Referenced Stocks: ADRE , CQP , EMIF , LNG , UGEM , UGP

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