United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) declared a semi-annual dividend on Friday, May 22nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 3rd will be given a dividend of 0.42 per share on Wednesday, June 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 7.3%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 2nd.
United-Guardian has raised its dividend by an average of 6.1% annually over the last three years and has increased its dividend every year for the last 3 years.
Shares of UG traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $15.05. 3,759 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,176. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $14.24 and a 200 day moving average price of $16.90. The company has a market cap of $70.09 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.06 and a beta of 0.06. United-Guardian has a 1 year low of $10.65 and a 1 year high of $20.89.
United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 19th. The company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter. United-Guardian had a net margin of 31.50% and a return on equity of 38.89%. The firm had revenue of $3.82 million during the quarter.
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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