Analyzing Stock On Your Own: Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (NYSE: UGP)

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (NYSE:UGP) does about 1.39M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1201188 shares change hands in Friday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 4.60B USD. Its current market price is $4.22, marking a decrease of -3.21% compared to the previous close of $4.36. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $6.34 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $3.39.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP) has a 20-day trading average at $4.62 and the current price is -33.49% off the 52-week high compared with 24.30% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $5.03 and its 200-day simple moving average is $4.95. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 2.35%, which increases to 2.47% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 23.01 to suggest the stock is oversold.

The consensus objective for the share price is $5.53, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 23.69% over the period.

Goldman downgraded its price target at $4.50-$4.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ADR (UGP) stock is down -4.74% over the week and -20.08% over the past month. Its price is -22.14% year-to-date and 19.55% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 23.69 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 10.96% and return on equity of 20.72%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 8.82 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 10.12. The beta has a value of 1.67. Price to book ratio is 1.66 and price to sales ratio is 0.18.