Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. operates within the Natural gas distribution sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. with three other
natural gas suppliers in Latin America:
Grupo Energia Bogota SA ESP
sales of 3.32 trillion Colombian Pesos [US$1.10 billion]
of which 53%
was Natural Gas Distribution),
Companhia de Gas de Sao Paulo - COMGAS
(5.54 billion Brazilian Reals [US$1.43 billion]
of which 63%
was Industrial), and
Infraestructura Energetica Nova SA de CV
based in Mexico
(21.99 billion Mexican Pesos [US$1.16 billion]
of which 91%
During the year ended December of 2017, sales at
Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. were 80.01 billion Brazilian Reals (US$20.69 billion).
increase of 3.4%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 77.35 billion Brazilian Reals.
This was the fifth consecutive year of sales increases at Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
(and since 2012, sales have increased a total of 48%).
Sales of Ultracargo saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
25.4% in 2017, from
306.47 million Brazilian Reals to 384.19 million Brazilian Reals.
Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. also saw significant increases in sales in
Ultragaz (up 13.1% to 6.07 billion Brazilian Reals)
Oxiteno (up 7.0% to 3.96 billion Brazilian Reals)
Extrafarma (up 18.5% to 1.87 billion Brazilian Reals)
Not all segments of Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Other fell 55.7% to 90,000.00 Brazilian Reals.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).