Ultrapar announces its 1Q13 PR Newswire SAO PAULO, May 15, 2013 SAO PAULO, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: UGPA3 / NYSE: UGP), a company engaged in fuel distribution (Ultragaz/Ipiranga), specialty chemicals (Oxiteno) and storage for liquid bulk (Ultracargo), hereby reports its results for the first quarter of 2013. In 1Q13, we completed one more quarter of positive earnings progression, with 23% and 29% growth in EBITDA and net earnings. In addition, Ultrapar received important international recognitions by Fortune Magazine and The European for the quality of its management. oULTRAPAR'S NET REVENUES TOTAL R$ 14 BILLION IN 1Q13, A 10% GROWTH OVER 1Q12 oULTRAPAR'S EBITDA REACHES R$ 614 MILLION IN 1Q13, A 23% GROWTH OVER 1Q12, WITH GROWTH IN ALL THE BUSINESSES oNET EARNINGS REACH R$ 247 MILLION IN 1Q13, A 29% GROWTH OVER 1Q12, WITH A NET MARGIN OF 1.8% oULTRAPAR WAS RANKED THE WORLD'S 4^TH MOST ADMIRED ENERGY COMPANY BY FORTUNE MAGAZINE AND WAS ELECTED THE LATIN AMERICA'S BUSINESS GROUP OF THE YEAR BY THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE "We started 2013 as planned, continuing with the good results of the previous years and completing the twenty-seventh consecutive quarter of positive evolution in EBITDA. This sustained growth is a result of the strategy implemented and of the good businesses that we have, of the investments made for the continuous improvement of our businesses and of our focus on value creation. Additionally, we are proud to have been ranked once again at the beginning of this year as one of the world's most admired energy companies by Fortune Magazine's readers and elected the Latin America's business group of the year by The European magazine." Thilo Mannhardt – CEO Results conference call Brazilian conference call May 17^th, 2013 10:00 a.m. (US ET) Sao Paulo – SP Telephone for connection: +55 11 2188 0155 Code: Ultrapar International conference call May 17^th, 2013 11:30 a.m. (US ET) Participants in Brazil: 0800 891 0015 Participants in the USA: 1 877 317 6776 International participants: +1 412 317 6776 Code: Ultrapar IR Contact E-mail: email@example.com Telephone: + 55 11 3177 7014 Website: www.ultra.com.br Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. UGPA3 = R$ 51.10/share (03/31/13) UGP = US$ 25.38/ADR (03/31/13) SOURCE Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. Website: http://www.ultra.com.br
Ultrapar announces its 1Q13
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