Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/25/17, United-Guardian, Inc. (UG) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.42, payable on 6/12/17. As a percentage of UG's recent stock price of $15.32, this dividend works out to approximately 2.74%, so look for shares of United-Guardian, Inc. to trade 2.74% lower — all else being equal — when UG shares open for trading on 5/25/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.42 declared by United-Guardian, Inc.:

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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 5.48% 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 $13.52 per share, with $17.72 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.32.

In Tuesday trading, United-Guardian, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.5% on the day.

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