Analyst Ratings for Ultrapar Participacoes S/A ADR (UGP)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Ultrapar Participacoes S/A ADR (NYSE:UGP) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for UGP last month.

A buy rating was issued by 7 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for UGP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 28.29, implying potential capital gains of 20.85 percent. The lowest price target was 22.69, implying potential capital losses of -3.08 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -15.63 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -17.69 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -3.37 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.43 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of UGP to grow at a rate of -3.85 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. UGP has a PEG ratio of -7.

UGP has a 52-week high of 24.78 and a 52-week low of 18.38. Today's price is 27.37 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.53 percent below the high. UGP has a price/earnings ratio of 26.96. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UGP value stock report compares UGP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of UGP is $13.02 billion. UGP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.