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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for UGP. The most optimistic price target was 28.29, which equates to a potential upside of 20.85 percent. The most pessimistic 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.

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. 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.

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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of UGP is -7.

In the last 52-weeks, UGP has achieved a high of 24.78 and a 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 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 stock has a market capitalization of $13.02 billion. UGP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.