Ultrapar announces its 2Q13 results
SAO PAULO, July 31, 2013
SAO PAULO, July 31, 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 second quarter of 2013.
We present one more quarter of positive earnings progression, reporting in
2Q13 the twenty-eighth consecutive quarter of EBITDA growth. During these
seven years, we invested R$ 11 billion in the expansion of our service station
and convenience store network, logistics infrastructure, production capacity,
as well as acquisitions and modernization of our operations, investments that
enabled this sustained growth.
oVOLUMES, REVENUES AND EBITDA GROW IN ALL BUSINESSES
oULTRAPAR'S EBITDA REACHES R$ 706 MILLION IN 2Q13, 22% GROWTH OVER 2Q12
oNET EARNINGS REACH R$ 284 MILLION, 21% GROWTH OVER 2Q12
oULTRAPAR IS ELECTED THE BEST CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE IR MAGAZINE
AWARDS BRAZIL 2013
oDIVIDEND DISTRIBUTION OF R$ 354 MILLION APPROVED
"We are pleased to complete seven consecutive years of EBITDA growth, achieved
through different economic cycles. This growth was enabled by investments in
the strengthening and development of our businesses and by a corporate
governance structure designed towards the alignment of interests and value
creation. We also had the honor of being awarded by the IR Magazine Awards
Brazil 2013 as the Best Corporate Governance in Brazil and the Best Investor
Relations in the energy sector, awards that reinforce our enthusiasm to follow
the path of development of good businesses and value creation."
Thilo Mannhardt – CEO
Results conference call
Brazilian conference call
August 2^nd, 2013
10:00 a.m. (US EST)
São Paulo – SP
Telephone for connection: +55 11 2188 0155
International conference call
August 2^nd, 2013
11:30 a.m. (US EST)
Participants in Brazil: 0800 891 0015
Participants in the USA: 1 877 317 6776
International participants: +1 412 317 6776
Telephone: + 55 11 3177 7014
Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
UGPA3 = R$ 53,12/share (06/31/13)
UGP = US$ 23,94/ADR (06/31/13)
SOURCE Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
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