Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (UGP), hence the stock is down -8.94% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.95% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -10.79% and the stock has fallen -1.43% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.93% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.79%.The 200 Day SMA reached 13.53% Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. is up 4.68% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 43.23%.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $21.21 and the intraday high of $21.49 after having opened at $21.26 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $21.26, a loss of -0.70%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 1,026,549 shares. The stock failed to cross $21.49 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $21.34.
Ultrapar Participacoes SA is a Brazil-based holding company that operates in four segments: fuel distribution through Ipiranga; chemicals through Oxiteno; Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) distribution through Ultragaz; and logistics for liquid bulk through Ultracargo. Ipiranga is a fuel distributor in Brazil, with a network of service stations, providing diesel, gasoline, ethanol, natural gas for vehicles, fuel oil and kerosene, besides lubricants. Oxiteno produces ethylene oxide and its main derivatives; specialty chemicals, and fatty alcohols and related by-products. Ultracargo provides storage for liquid bulk in Brazil. The Company is also engaged in oil refining, through a stake held in Refinaria de Petroleo Riograndense SA.