NasdaqGM:UG

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

United-Guardian, Inc. manufactures and markets cosmetic ingredients, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, medical lubricants, healthcare products, and specialty industrial products in the United States and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

Risks

  • United-Guardian is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has United-Guardian's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.2%

UG

-1.8%

US Personal Products

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

14.5%

UG

11.3%

US Personal Products

0.7%

US Market

UG outperformed the Personal Products industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.

UG outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

UGIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.2%-1.8%-0.6%
30 Day-2.8%-2.8%2.9%
90 Day-0.9%1.1%1.3%
1 Year21.5%14.5%13.0%11.3%2.9%0.7%
3 Year49.9%24.9%43.3%35.8%44.6%35.2%
5 Year14.8%-12.2%81.5%62.7%61.9%44.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is United-Guardian's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is United-Guardian undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

17%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

United-Guardian's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).

United-Guardian's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

United-Guardian is good value based on earnings compared to the US Personal Products industry average.

United-Guardian is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for United-Guardian, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

United-Guardian is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Personal Products industry average.


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Future Growth

How is United-Guardian expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

-16.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if United-Guardian is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

United-Guardian's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is not considered high growth.

Unable to compare United-Guardian's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

United-Guardian's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the United States of America market average.

United-Guardian's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if United-Guardian will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has United-Guardian performed over the past 5 years?

-1.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

United-Guardian's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.

United-Guardian's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

United-Guardian's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Personal Products industry average.


Return on Equity

United-Guardian has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


Return on Assets

United-Guardian used its assets more efficiently than the US Personal Products industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

United-Guardian has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is United-Guardian's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

United-Guardian is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

United-Guardian's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

United-Guardian has no debt.

United-Guardian has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.

United-Guardian has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

United-Guardian has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

United-Guardian has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is United-Guardian's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.84%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

United-Guardian's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.44%).

United-Guardian's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.71%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are not well covered by earnings (0.8x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of United-Guardian's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

9.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ken Globus (67yo)

10yrs

Tenure

US$422,247

Compensation

Mr. Kenneth H. Globus, also known as Ken, has been the Chairman at United-Guardian Inc. since September 2009 and its Chief Executive Officer since December 2006. Mr. Globus has been President and General C ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Ken's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Ken's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

9.5yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the United-Guardian management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

19.6yrs

Average Tenure

70yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the United-Guardian board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Ken Globus (67yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 10yrs
    • Compensation: US$422.25k
  • Robert Rubinger (76yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 37.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$122.79k
  • Peter Hiltunen (60yo)

    VP & Production Manager

    • Tenure: 37.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$210.39k
  • Roseann LaCorte (52yo)

    Controller & Accounting Manager

    • Tenure: 9.1yrs
  • Andrea Young (50yo)

    CFO, Treasurer & Controller

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Donna Vigilante

    R&D Manager and Director of Technical Services

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs

Board Members

  • Ken Globus (67yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 10yrs
    • Compensation: US$422.25k
  • Robert Rubinger (76yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 37.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$122.79k
  • Arthur Dresner (77yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 22.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$33.00k
  • Lawrence Maietta (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 25.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$44.00k
  • Andrew Boccone (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 16.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$29.50k
  • S. Papoulias (65yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$27.50k

Company Information

United-Guardian, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: United-Guardian, Inc.
  • Ticker: UG
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1942
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: US$86.557m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.59m
  • Website: https://www.u-g.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • United-Guardian, Inc.
  • 230 Marcus Boulevard
  • PO Box 18050
  • Hauppauge
  • New York
  • 11788
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UGNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1980

Biography

United-Guardian, Inc. manufactures and markets cosmetic ingredients, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, medical lubricants, healthcare products, and specialty industrial products in the United States ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/21 23:46
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.