Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 17, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.269 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2017. Shareholders who purchased UGP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -1.82% decrease from the prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of UGP was $22.61, representing a -8.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.79 and a 23.01% increase over the 52 week low of $18.38.
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 $.8. Zacks Investment Research reports UGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -4.22%, compared to an industry average of 11.3%.
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 ( EMIF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMIF with an increase of 4.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UGP at 8.98%.