Stocks to Watch For: Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI), Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP)


Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) represented a move of 0.52 percent or $-0.55 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $111.22. 2.12 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 1.3 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 13.75 Billion.

Darden Restaurants, Inc. is a restaurant company featuring a portfolio of differentiated brands that include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze and Eddie V’s.

The stock traded between $ 79.18 and $124.00 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 1.68. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) is currently showing an INCREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a INCREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $-0.15 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $10.34. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 49.88 and Price to Book of 6.05.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 2.2 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) reported its Actual EPS of $1.34/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Darden Restaurants, Inc. could bring EPS of $1.24/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.1 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of 8.1 Percent.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP)

In the last trading session, Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) added its value by 3.28% closing at the price of $11.64. The stock currently has market capitalization of 6.52 Billion, with average volume of 887.02 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) is showing beta of 0.52. This particular value of beta suggests that Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) has historically moved 52% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) is at $0.63.

The stock currently has RSI of 57.32. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A., a major Brazilian industrial group, is one of the largest distributors of liquefied petroleum gas in Brazil and a leading producer of petrochemicals and chemical. Ultrapar is also engaged in the storage and transportation of liquefied petroleum gas and petrochemical and chemical products. (PRESS RELEASE)

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:UGP) topped its 52-week high price of $26.48 on 01/25/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $ 8.86 on 09/25/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 18.42 and Weekly volatility of 2.68% and monthly volatility of 4.18% respectively.