United-guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG) Sellers Covered 9.3% of Their Shorts

March 14, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

 United guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG) Sellers Covered 9.3% of Their Shorts

Investors sentiment increased to 1.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.05, from 0.78 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 2 investors sold United-Guardian, Inc. shares while 4 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 1.07 million shares or 3.61% more from 1.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
New York-based First Manhattan has invested 0% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). 10,000 are owned by Bridgeway Mgmt Inc. Deutsche Bancorp Ag has invested 0% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). United Financial Advisers Ltd Liability has 66,550 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Northern Tru reported 10,763 shares stake. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 460 shares. Dimensional Fund Lp invested in 0% or 115,686 shares. Moreover, Northstar has 0.36% invested in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Manufacturers Life Ins The accumulated 478 shares. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Quantum Mngmt holds 31,302 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys holds 15,750 shares. Eagle Ridge Invest Mgmt invested in 0.05% or 14,761 shares. Moreover, Gamco Investors Incorporated Et Al has 0.02% invested in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Moreover, Parthenon Limited Liability Corp has 0.51% invested in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 111,547 shares.

The stock of United-guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG) registered a decrease of 9.3% in short interest. UG’s total short interest was 3,900 shares in March as published by FINRA. Its down 9.3% from 4,300 shares, reported previously. With 3,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their UG’s short positions. The short interest to United-guardian Inc’s float is 0.14%.

The stock decreased 2.51% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $17.5. About 2,247 shares traded or 149.67% up from the average. United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) has declined 10.72% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.42% the S&P500.

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 $80.40 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 22.46 P/E ratio. The company'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.

More notable recent United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “United-Guardian Receives FDA Approval to Market New Single-Dose Form of Renacidin┬«” on January 04, 2016, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “United Guardian: Storm Clouds Ahead” published on November 17, 2016, Marketwatch.com published: “United-Guardian Inc.” on September 04, 2009. More interesting news about United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “United Guardian: Is The Current 5.4% Dividend Safe?” published on April 22, 2016 as well as Quotes.Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “United-Guardian Inc. UG (US: Nasdaq)” with publication date: February 11, 2011.

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