Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/27/16, United-Guardian, Inc. (UG - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.35, payable on 6/15/16. As a percentage of UG's recent stock price of $17.25, this dividend works out to approximately 2.03%, so look for shares of United-Guardian, Inc. to trade 2.03% lower — all else being equal — when UG shares open for trading on 5/27/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.35 declared by United-Guardian, Inc.:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from UG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.06% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of UG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

United-Guardian, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UG's low point in its 52 week range is $16.05 per share, with $23.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.25.

In Wednesday trading, United-Guardian, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.