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 highest price target was 28.29, implying potential capital gains of 20.85 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 22.69, which equates to a potential downside of -3.08 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -15.63 percent. That number becomes -17.69 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -3.37 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.43 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of UGP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -3.85 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. UGP has a PEG ratio of -7.

In the trailing 52-weeks, UGP hit 24.78 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 18.38. Currently the stock is 27.37 percent higher than its low, and 5.53 percent lower than its 52-week high. UGP has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.