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Ultrapar Announces its 3Q12 Results

                     Ultrapar Announces its 3Q12 Results

PR Newswire

SAO PAULO, Nov. 7, 2012

SAO PAULO, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
(BM&FBOVESPA: UGPA3 / NYSE: UGP), a company engaged in fuel distribution
(Ultragaz/Ipiranga), chemicals (Oxiteno) and storage for liquid bulk
(Ultracargo), hereby reports its results for the third quarter of 2012.

In 3Q12, we completed one more quarter of positive earnings progression, with
21% and 29% growth in EBITDA and net income.

  oULTRAPAR'S NET REVENUES TOTAL R$ 14 BILLION IN 3Q12, 9% GROWTH OVER 3Q11
  oULTRAPAR'S EBITDA REACHES R$ 647 MILLION IN 3Q12, 21% GROWTH OVER 3Q11
  oNET EARNINGS REACH R$ 291 MILLION IN 3Q12, UP 29% OVER 3Q11, WITH A NET
    MARGIN OF 2.1%
  oULTRAPAR IS NAMED AMONG WORLD'S 100 MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES BY FORBES
    MAGAZINE, IS AWARDED AS THE 2ND BEST COMPANY FOR SHAREHOLDERS IN 2012 BY
    CAPITAL ABERTO MAGAZINE AND RECEIVES IMPORTANT RECOGNITIONS FROM
    INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR MAGAZINE FOR INVESTOR RELATIONS

"We are pleased to report the twenty-fifth consecutive quarter of EBITDA
growth of Ultrapar, reaping the benefits of investments made to increase
operating scale and of the focus on value creation, continuing a trajectory of
success and sustained growth over its history of 75 years. We also received
important recognitions from the market this quarter. Ultrapar was elected one
of the world's most innovative companies by Forbes and the second best company
for shareholders in 2012 by Capital Aberto magazine, in addition to the
recognition from Institutional Investor magazine for its corporate governance
and professionals. As announced in May, I will close my term as CEO of
Ultrapar in late December 2012, confident that we have solid foundations to
continue our success story."
Pedro Wongtschowski – CEO

Results conference call
Brazilian conference call / APIMEC
November 9th, 2012
9:30 a.m. (US EST)
Hotel Unique
(Tavarua room)
Sao Paulo – SP
Telephone for connection: +55 11 2188 0155
Code: Ultrapar

International conference call
November 9th, 2012
12:00 p.m. (US EST)
Participants in Brazil: 0800 891 0015
Participants in the USA: 1 877 317 6776
Participants International: +1 412 317 6776
Code: Ultrapar

IR Contact
E-mail: invest@ultra.com.br
Telephone: + 55 11 3177 7014
Website: www.ultra.com.br

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
UGPA3 = R$ 45.61/share (09/30/12)
UGP = US$ 22.31/ADR (09/30/12)

SOURCE Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.

Website: http://www.ultra.com.br
 
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