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Ultrapar Holdings Inc. Message Board

  • datamatters2003 datamatters2003 Aug 24, 2006 3:26 PM Flag

    technical indicators and price/book

    According to Yahoo Finance, UGP had some nice technical indicators at last check (8/22). For 4 of the last 5 trading days, including 8/22 and 8/21, UGP's price rose noticeably in the last 30 minutes or so of trading. The other day it was flat in the last 30 minutes. UGP also showed at least 3 rising bottoms in the chart since 7/19/06, maybe 4. The fourth would be the bottom on about 8/10, which interrupted briefly a rise ffrom under $15 per share to over $17,25 per share.

    As for price/book value ratios, I couldn't find any for UGP's industry. But I compared UGP with two other speciality chemical firms, GGC and ALB. UGP had the best ratio (1.52 versus 2.04 and 2.42). Happy investing!

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    • Nice rise during last 45 minutes of trading 8/29/06, also.

      According to Yahoo Finance, here is data from closing prices the last five years around Labor Day. 3 of the 5 years UGP traded higher 3 days after Labor Day than it did 2 days before Labor Day; 1 year it was unchanged. The other year it was down, but only 9 cents or 0.58% (less than one percent).

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