Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
) 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. (
) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.