United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at StockNews.com

Stock analysts at StockNews.com began coverage on shares of United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UGGet Rating) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating on the stock.

United-Guardian Stock Up 5.5 %

NASDAQ:UG opened at $13.53 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $62.16 million, a P/E ratio of 16.91 and a beta of 0.28. The company has a fifty day moving average of $15.28 and a 200-day moving average of $18.11. United-Guardian has a twelve month low of $12.54 and a twelve month high of $26.09.

United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UGGet Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 12th. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter. United-Guardian had a return on equity of 35.09% and a net margin of 25.61%. The firm had revenue of $3.63 million during the quarter.

Institutional Trading of United-Guardian

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Ellsworth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in United-Guardian during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $334,000. UBS Group AG grew its holdings in shares of United-Guardian by 7.3% during the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 17,657 shares of the company’s stock worth $401,000 after purchasing an additional 1,207 shares in the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased 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 worth $2,123,000 after purchasing an additional 37,300 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in 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 in the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its position in United-Guardian by 0.9% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 226,763 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,399,000 after purchasing an additional 2,100 shares during the last quarter.

United-Guardian Company Profile

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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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