United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) Research Coverage Started at StockNews.com

Stock analysts at StockNews.com started coverage on shares of United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UGGet Rating) in a report issued on Thursday. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock.

United-Guardian Trading Up 2.6 %

NASDAQ UG opened at $16.04 on Thursday. United-Guardian has a 1-year low of $13.40 and a 1-year high of $26.09. The company has a market capitalization of $73.62 million, a PE ratio of 16.88 and a beta of 0.27. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $16.62 and its 200-day simple moving average is $18.74.

United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UGGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, May 12th. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $3.89 million for the quarter. United-Guardian had a net margin of 30.50% and a return on equity of 40.90%.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On United-Guardian

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of UG. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in shares of United-Guardian by 1.6% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 107,356 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,420,000 after purchasing an additional 1,694 shares during the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC grew its position in shares of United-Guardian by 66.6% in the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 93,340 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,123,000 after purchasing an additional 37,300 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG grew its position in shares of United-Guardian by 7.3% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 17,657 shares of the company’s stock valued at $401,000 after purchasing an additional 1,207 shares during the last quarter. Ellsworth Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of United-Guardian in the second quarter valued at about $334,000. Finally, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of United-Guardian in the fourth quarter valued at about $72,000.

About United-Guardian

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

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