United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) Plans Dividend Increase – $0.55 Per Share

United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Friday, November 22nd, Fidelity reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.55 per share on Tuesday, December 10th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 2nd. This is a positive change from United-Guardian’s previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.35.

Shares of NASDAQ:UG opened at $20.25 on Friday. United-Guardian has a fifty-two week low of $16.54 and a fifty-two week high of $20.81. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $18.99 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $19.28. The firm has a market cap of $90.97 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.02 and a beta of -0.29.

United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) last issued its earnings results on Friday, November 8th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter. United-Guardian had a return on equity of 34.74% and a net margin of 31.01%. The business had revenue of $3.32 million during the quarter.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on UG. ValuEngine lowered United-Guardian from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “sell” rating and issued a $18.00 target price on shares of United-Guardian in a research report on Tuesday, November 5th. Finally, Nord/LB reissued a “sell” rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of United-Guardian in a research report on Wednesday, October 30th.

United-Guardian Company Profile

United-Guardian, Inc manufactures and markets cosmetic ingredients, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, medical lubricants, healthcare products, and specialty industrial products in the United States and internationally. It offers personal care products, including LUBRAJEL line of water-based moisturizing and lubricating gel formulations; LUBRAJEL II XD; ORCHID COMPLEX, an oil-soluble base for skin creams, lotions, cleansers, and other cosmetics; LUBRASLIDE and B-122 powdered lubricants for use in the manufacture of pressed powders, eyeliners, and rouges; KLENSOFT, a surfactant for use in shampoos, shower gels, makeup removers, and other cosmetic formulations; and LUBRASIL, a special form of LUBRAJEL in which silicone oil is incorporated into a LUBRAJEL base.

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