Ultrapar announces its 4Q13 and 2013 results
SAO PAULO, Feb. 19, 2014
SAO PAULO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
(BM&FBOVESPA: UGPA3 / NYSE: UGP), a multi-business company engaged in
specialized distribution and retail (Ultragaz / Ipiranga / Extrafarma),
specialty chemicals (Oxiteno) and storage for liquid bulk (Ultracargo), hereby
reports its results for the fourth quarter and the year 2013.
Main highlights in 4Q13 and 2013:
oULTRAPAR'S NET REVENUES REACH R$ 16 BILLION IN 4Q13 AND R$ 61 BILLION IN
2013, UP 13% OVER 4Q12 AND 2012
oBOOSTED BY INVESTMENTS OF R$ 1.1 BILLION OVER THE YEAR, ULTRAPAR'S EBITDA
REACHES R$ 834 MILLION IN 4Q13 AND R$ 2.9 BILLION IN 2013, 22% INCREASE
OVER 4Q12 AND 21% OVER 2012, WITH GROWTH IN ALL BUSINESS UNITS
oULTRAPAR'S NET EARNINGS REACH R$ 371 MILLION IN 4Q13 AND R$ 1.2 BILLION IN
2013, UP 20% OVER 4Q12 AND 2012
oAPPROVAL OF DIVIDEND DISTRIBUTION OF R$ 389 MILLION, RESULTING IN TOTAL
DIVIDENDS OF R$ 744 MILLION FOR 2013, A 19% GROWTH OVER 2012
"We are pleased to announce our 30th consecutive quarter of earnings growth,
closing another year of great achievements and significant growth, as a result
of consistent investments to strengthen and expand our businesses, of the
unique combination of attributes which allows us to grow and create
differentiation in our segments, and of the corporate governance structure
designed to align interests and endure the company's growth. Among the
achievements in 2013 I highlight the association with Extrafarma, approved by
Ultrapar's shareholders on January 31st, 2014, marking our entry into the
significant, growing retail pharmacy sector. We enter 2014 with prospects of
another positive year for Ultrapar, with an investment plan of R$ 1.5 billion
to better serve an increasing number of clients, and also to increase our
efficiency and productivity."
Thilo Mannhardt – CEO
Results conference call
Brazilian conference call
February 21st, 2014
9:00 a.m. (US EST)
Sao Paulo – SP
Telephone for connection: +55 11 2188 0155
International conference call
February 21st, 2014
10:30 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$ 55.95/share (12/31/13)
UGP = US$ 23.65/ADR (12/31/13)
SOURCE Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
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