Ultrapar announces its 2Q14 results

                     Ultrapar announces its 2Q14 results  PR Newswire  SAO PAULO, Aug. 6, 2014  SAO PAULO, Aug. 6, 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 second quarter of 2014.  Main highlights in 2Q14:    oULTRAPAR'S NET REVENUES TOTAL R$ 17 BILLION IN 2Q14, 10% GROWTH OVER 2Q13   oULTRAPAR'S EBITDA REACHES R$ 751 MILLION IN 2Q14, UP 6% OVER 2Q13   oNET EARNINGS REACH R$ 301 MILLION IN 2Q14, 6% GROWTH OVER 2Q13   oDIVIDEND DISTRIBUTION OF R$ 390 MILLION FOR 1H14 APPROVED   oULTRAPAR IS RANKED FIRST IN "PREMIO DESTAQUE AGENCIA ESTADO" AS THE MOST     ATTRACTIVE COMPANY FOR INVESTORS IN 2013, COMPLETING 4 CONSECUTIVE YEARS     AMONG THE TOP 10  "We are pleased to announce another quarter of positive earnings progression, completing eight consecutive years of quarterly EBITDA growth, even in an increasingly challenging economic environment. Such growth is a consequence of the strategy implemented, consistent investments in the strengthening and expansion of our businesses and of a corporate governance structure designed towards alignment of interests, which allow for consistent performance throughout different economic cycles. We have also continued the integration process with Extrafarma and its structuring for a more accelerated growth."  Thilo Mannhardt – CEO  Results conference call Brazilian conference call August 8th, 2014 10:00 a.m. (US EST) Telephone for connection: +55 11 2188 0155 Code: Ultrapar  International conference call August 8th, 2014 11:30 a.m. (US EST) Participants in the USA: +1 877 317 6776 Participants in Brazil: 0800 891 0015 International participants: +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$ 52.60/share (06/30/14) UGP = US$ 23.60/ADR (06/30/14)  SOURCE Ultrapar Participações S.A.  Website: http://www.ultra.com.br  
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