Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014

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Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.299641 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 24, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.48% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of UGP was $22.09, representing a -20.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.94 and a 6% 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 $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports UGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.26%, compared to an industry average of .3%.

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)
  • iShares S&P Emerging Markets Infrastructure Index Fund ( EMIF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EMIF with an decrease of -5.44% 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: UGP , LNG , CQP , EMIF

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