Ultrapar announces its 3Q13 results
SAO PAULO, Nov. 6, 2013
SAO PAULO, Nov. 6, 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 third quarter of 2013.
3Q13 main highlights:
oULTRAPAR SIGNS AN ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT WITH EXTRAFARMA TO ENTER THE
BRAZILIAN RETAIL PHARMACY SECTOR
oULTRAPAR'S NET REVENUES REACH R$ 16 BILLION IN 3Q13, A 13% GROWTH OVER
oULTRAPAR'S EBITDA REACHES R$ 765 MILLION IN 3Q13, UP 17% OVER 3Q12, WITH
GROWTH IN ALL THE BUSINESSES
oNET EARNINGS REACH R$ 328 MILLION IN 3Q13, A 13% GROWTH OVER 3Q12
oULTRAPAR IS AWARDED AS THE BEST COMPANY FOR SHAREHOLDERS IN 2013 BY
CAPITAL ABERTO MAGAZINE AND RECEIVES OTHER IMPORTANT RECOGNITIONS
"We are very pleased to announce today a period of great achievements, which
were made possible by the investments in strengthening and developing our
businesses and by a corporate governance structure designed to align interests
and to endure the company and its growth. We have reached our 29th consecutive
quarter of EBITDA growth, as a result of strong investments in our businesses,
in which we have solid foundations to continue in this growth trajectory. In
addition, in late September, we opened new opportunities for the company's
value creation by signing an agreement with Extrafarma to enter the growing
retail pharmacy sector in Brazil, in which we intend to implement a more
accelerated expansion plan and obtain cross-benefits with our two specialized
distribution and retail businesses – Ipiranga and Ultragaz."
Thilo Mannhardt – CEO
Results conference call
Brazilian conference call
November 8th, 2013
9:30 a.m. (US EST)
Hotel Caesar Park Faria Lima
(Faria Lima rooms 2 and 4)
Sao Paulo – SP
Telephone for connection: +55 11 2188 0155
International conference call
November 8th, 2013
12:00 p.m. (US EST)
Participants in Brazil: 0800 891 0015
Participants in the USA: 1 877 317 6776
Participants in other countries: +1 412 317 6776
Telephone: + 55 11 3177 7014
Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
UGPA3 = R$ 54.66/share (09/30/13)
UGP = US$ 24.59/ADR (09/30/13)
SOURCE Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
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