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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for UGP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 28.29, which equates to a potential upside of 20.85 percent. The lowest price target was 22.69, implying potential capital losses of -3.08 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -15.63 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

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, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of UGP to grow at a rate of -3.85 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. UGP has a PEG ratio of -7.

UGP has a 52-week high of 24.78 and a 52-week low of 18.38. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.37 percent, 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.