United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, November 30th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of 0.55 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a yield of 6.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 7th. This is an increase from United-Guardian’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.50.
United-Guardian has raised its dividend by an average of 4.8% per year over the last three years.
Shares of NASDAQ:UG opened at $17.84 on Thursday. United-Guardian has a 12 month low of $15.51 and a 12 month high of $21.33. The firm has a market cap of $81.96 million, a P/E ratio of 17.15 and a beta of -0.17.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of United-Guardian from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 10th.
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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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