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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