Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3343 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UGP stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 34.36% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of UGP was $26.11,
representing a -2.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.74 and
a 37.35% increase over the 52 week low of $19.01.
UGP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Cheniere Energy Partners, LP (
) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. (
). UGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.95. Zacks Investment Research reports UGP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.24%, compared to an
industry average of -7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- iShares S&P Emerging Markets Infrastructure Index Fund (
- EGShares Utilities GEMS ETF (
- Guggenheim ABC High Dividend ETF (
- BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMIF with an increase of
9.1% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of UGP at 9.43%.