Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.149 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UGP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -46.01% decrease from the prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of UGP was $11.92, representing a -54.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.48 and a 12.77% increase over the 52 week low of $10.57.
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 $.73. Zacks Investment Research reports UGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -20.33%, compared to an industry average of 14.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UGP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UGP as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Global Infrastructure ETF ( GII ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GII with an increase of 1.02% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UGP at 0.43%.
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