Institutional Investors Are Buying United Guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG)

July 14, 2018 - By Christine McCrea

Sentiment for United Guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG)

United Guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG) institutional sentiment increased to 2 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.90, from 1.1 in 2017Q4. The ratio has improved, as 8 active investment managers increased and started new holdings, while 4 sold and reduced positions in United Guardian Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 1.10 million shares, up from 1.10 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding United Guardian Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 0 Reduced: 4 Increased: 7 New Position: 1.

United-Guardian, Inc. researches, develops, makes, and markets cosmetic ingredients, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, medical lubricants, healthcare products, and specialty industrial products in the United States, China, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $88.44 million. It offers personal care products, including LUBRAJEL line of water moisturizing and lubricating gel formulations; 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 cosmetics, such as 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. It has a 20.72 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s medical products comprise LUBRAJEL RR and RC lubricant gels for urinary catheters; LUBRAJEL MG to lubricate urinary catheters, pre-lubricated enema tips, and other medical devices; LUBRAJEL LC for oral use; LUBRAJEL FLUID to lubricate water-soluble products; LUBRAJEL BA for oral care; and LUBRAJEL TF, a medical lubricant for medical products companies.

The stock decreased 2.53% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $19.25. About 4,185 shares traded. United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) has risen 45.00% since July 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.43% the S&P500.

Parthenon Llc holds 0.46% of its portfolio in United-Guardian, Inc. for 110,937 shares. Zpr Investment Management owns 12,685 shares or 0.33% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Northstar Group Inc. has 0.28% invested in the company for 30,357 shares. The California-based Quantum Capital Management has invested 0.15% in the stock. Teton Advisors Inc., a New York-based fund reported 77,900 shares.

United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) Institutional Positions Chart

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