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Last $18.05 USD
Change Today -0.49 / -2.64%
Volume 3.3K
UG On Other Exchanges
Symbol
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As of 1:27 PM 09/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

united guardian inc (UG) Snapshot

Open
$18.25
Previous Close
$18.54
Day High
$18.32
Day Low
$18.05
52 Week High
09/4/14 - $25.88
52 Week Low
03/13/15 - $17.55
Market Cap
83.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
7.1K
EPS TTM
$1.04
Shares Outstanding
4.6M
EX-Date
05/28/15
P/E TM
17.4x
Dividend
$1.00
Dividend Yield
4.54%
Current Stock Chart for UNITED GUARDIAN INC (UG)

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united guardian inc (UG) Details

United-Guardian, Inc. researches, develops, manufactures, and markets cosmetic ingredients, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, medical lubricants, health care products, and specialty industrial products in the United States, Canada, China, the United Kingdom, France, and internationally. It offers personal care products, including LUBRAJEL line of water-based moisturizing and lubricating gel formulations; KLENSOFT, a surfactant for use in shampoos, shower gels, makeup removers, and other cosmetic formulations; UNITWIX cosmetic additives for use as a thickener for oils and oil-based liquids; ORCHID COMPLEX, a base for skin creams, lotions, cleansers, and other cosmetics; and LUBRASLIDE and B-122 lubricants for use in cosmetics, such as pressed powders, eyeliners, and rouges. The company’s medical products comprise LUBRAJEL RR and RC lubricant gels for urinary catheters; LUBRAJEL LC mouth moisturizers for oral use; LUBRAJEL MG to lubricate urinary catheters, prelubricated enema tips, and other medical devices; LUBRAJEL FLUID to lubricate water-soluble products; LUBRAJEL BA for oral care; and LUBRAJEL TF medical lubricants. Its pharmaceutical products consist of RENACIDIN, a prescription drug to prevent and dissolve calcifications in urethral catheters and the urinary bladder; and CLORPACTIN WCS-90, an antimicrobial product to treat infections in the urinary bladder. The company’s industrial products include DESELEX liquid, a sequestering and chelating agent that is a replacement for phosphates in the manufacture of detergents; and THOROCLENS, a chlorine-based cleanser. United-Guardian, Inc. sells its products through marketing partners and distributors. The company was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York.

32 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/26/15
Founded in 1942

united guardian inc (UG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $401.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $202.8K
Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $210.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

united guardian inc (UG) Key Developments

United-Guardian Inc. Reports Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

United-Guardian Inc. reported earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. Sales for the second quarter of 2015 increased by 38% over the same period last year, resulting in a 68% increase in net income compared with the second quarter of 2014. Sales for the quarter increased from $2,980,136 in 2014 to $4,124,091 in 2015 and net income increased from $901,273 or $0.20 per share in 2014 to $1,510,511 $0.33 per share in 2015, resulting in the strongest second quarter in the company's history. Income before income taxes was $2,192,511 against $1,305,873 a year ago. Income from operations was $2,119,617 against $1,251,940 a year ago. For the first six months of 2015 sales increased 22% from $6,939,628 in 2014 to $8,496,484 in 2015, and net income increased 33% from $2,237,026 or $0.49 per share to $2,971,021 or $0.65 per share, both new company records. Income before income taxes was $4,311,921 against $3,275,026 a year ago. Income from operations was $4,185,573 against $3,162,872 a year ago.

United-Guardian, Inc. Announces Increase in Mid-Year Dividend, Payable on June 15, 2015

United-Guardian Inc. announced that the company's Board of Directors, at its meeting on May 13, 2015, declared a cash dividend of $0.50 per share, a 4% increase over last year's mid-year dividend, and a 56% increase over the year-end dividend the company paid in the second half of 2014. The dividend will be paid on June 15, 2015 to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 1, 2015.

United-Guardian Inc. Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Sales Guidance for Second Quarter and Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015

United-Guardian Inc. reported unaudited earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $4,372,393 compared to $3,959,492 a year ago. Income from operations was $2,065,956 compared to $1,910,932 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $2,119,410 compared to $1,969,153 a year ago. Net income was $1,460,510 or $0.32 per basic and diluted share compared to $1,335,753 or $0.29 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net income for the quarter also reached near-record levels, exceeding all but two previous quarters. A significant portion of the increase in sales and income was the result of the continuing strong sales into China, and anticipate that demand from China will continue based on projections received by marketing partner for China. For the second quarter, the company expects sales to be strong. For 2015, the company expects another very profitable year.

 

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