Alert: Negative Investment/Fundamental Signals (5/24/19)-Ultrapar Participacoes SA (NYSE: UGP)


Recent significant negative changes in fundamentals have impacted Ultrapar Participacoes SA (NYSE: UGP): significant quarterly sales deceleration occurred, the consensus estimate for December, 2019 decreased significantly, and the consensus estimate for December, 2020 decreased significantly.

Recent notable negative changes in investment behavior have affected Ultrapar Participacoes SA (NYSE: UGP): negative upside/downside volume developed.

In light of these highly negative signals we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of B. We would view the shares with caution pending completion of this review in the next several days.


Current PriceTarget Research Rating

Reflecting future returns on capital that are forecasted to exceed the cost of capital, UGP is expected to continue to be a major Value Builder.

UGP has a current Value Trend Rating of B (Positive). This rating combines inconsistent signals from two proprietary PTR measures of a stock’s attractiveness. UGP has a neutral Appreciation Score of 49 but a good Power Rating of 80, and the Positive Value Trend Rating results.

Recent Price Action

Ultrapar Participacoes SA (NYSE: UGP) stock closed at $4.86 on 5/24/19 after a decline of -1.4%. Moreover, above average trading volume at 128% of normal accompanied the decline. The stock has been exceptionally strong relative to the market over the last nine months but has declined -4.0% during the last week.

About John Lafferty 76994 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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