Media stories about United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United-Guardian earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.6567508606312 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of United-Guardian (UG) opened at $19.30 on Wednesday. United-Guardian has a 12 month low of $13.75 and a 12 month high of $21.33. The company has a market cap of $88.43, a P/E ratio of 24.68 and a beta of 0.13.

United-Guardian (NASDAQ:UG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $3.18 million for the quarter. United-Guardian had a net margin of 28.28% and a return on equity of 25.10%.

The firm also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 18th. Investors of record on Monday, December 11th were issued a $0.50 dividend. This is an increase from United-Guardian’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.42. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.52%. United-Guardian’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 128.21%.

Separately, TheStreet upgraded shares of United-Guardian from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th.

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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. The Company also conducts research and product development, primarily related to the development of cosmetic and personal care products.

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