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.

UGP was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 28.29, which equates to a potential upside of 20.85 percent. The minimum price target given was 22.69, implying potential capital losses of -3.08 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -15.63 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -17.69 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -3.37 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.43 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of UGP is -7.

In the trailing 52-weeks, UGP hit 24.78 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 18.38. Today's price is 27.37 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.53 percent lower than its 52-week 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.