United-Guardian, Inc. shares had a trading volume of 1,184 on Tuesday. Trading volume was down 69.52% under the stocks average daily volume.
Investors are more bullish on shares of United-Guardian, Inc. of late if you pay attention to the downtick in short interest. The company experienced a fall in short interest from September 29, 2017 to October 13, 2017 of -25.90%. Short interest fell from 10,623 to 7,872 over that timeframe. The short-interest ratio decreased to 1.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.00% on October 13.
These firms have modified their investment in UG. As of the end of the quarter Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) had acquired 230 shares growing its holdings by 328.6%. The value of the investment in United-Guardian, Inc. went from $1,000 to $5,000 a change of $4,000 quarter over quarter. As of quarter end Teton Advisors, Inc. had bought a total of 500 shares growing its position 0.6%. The value of the investment in UG increased from $1,149,000 to $1,204,000 a change of 4.8% quarter to quarter.
As of the end of the quarter Ubs Group Ag had sold 859 shares trimming its stake by 98.1%. The value of the company’s investment in United-Guardian, Inc. went from $13,000 to $0 decreasing 100.0% since the last quarter. As of the end of the quarter Northstar Group, Inc. had sold a total of 600 shares trimming its stake by 1.8%. The value of the total investment in United-Guardian, Inc. increased from $503,000 to $619,000 a change of $116,000 for the reporting period.
The company is trading down by 1.32% percent from yesterday’s close. Shares of the company are trading at $18.75 which is marginally over $18.71, the stock’s 50 day moving average and which is quite a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $16.34. The 50 day moving average was up $0.04 or +0.21% and the 200 day average went up by +14.73%.
The company currently has a P/E ratio of 25.41 and the market value is 86.14M.
United-Guardian, Inc., launched on April 22, 1987, 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. The Business’s research and development department also modifies, refines and expands the uses for existing products. Its products are separated into approximately four distinct product categories, such as personal care products (including cosmetic ingredients), pharmaceuticals, medical products and industrial products..