United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) Downgraded to Hold at ValuEngine

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ValuEngine cut shares of United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Friday, ValuEngine reports.

Shares of UG stock opened at $19.48 on Friday. The business’s 50 day moving average is $19.60. United-Guardian has a 12-month low of $15.51 and a 12-month high of $20.81. The stock has a market cap of $89.50 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.68 and a beta of -0.29.

United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. United-Guardian had a net margin of 33.37% and a return on equity of 38.04%. The company had revenue of $3.28 million during the quarter.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of United-Guardian by 4.4% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 22,985 shares of the company’s stock worth $421,000 after purchasing an additional 974 shares in the last quarter. Northstar Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of United-Guardian by 6.6% during the 1st quarter. Northstar Group Inc. now owns 30,475 shares of the company’s stock worth $584,000 after purchasing an additional 1,879 shares in the last quarter. Finally, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of United-Guardian during the 1st quarter worth about $78,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.98% of the company’s stock.

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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