United-Guardian About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (UG)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/8/17, United-Guardian, Inc. (UG) will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.50, payable on 12/18/17. As a percentage of UG's recent stock price of $19.30, this dividend works out to approximately 2.59%, so look for shares of United-Guardian, Inc. to trade 2.59% lower — all else being equal — when UG shares open for trading on 12/8/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.50 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 5.18% 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 $13.75 per share, with $21.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.30.

In Wednesday trading, United-Guardian, Inc. shares are currently down about 2.5% on the day.

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