The Insider and Executive Chairman of Garmin Ltd. (GRMN), Min Kao, Unloaded 151,218 Shares; United-guardian (UG) Shorts Decreased By 60.98%

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United-guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG) had a decrease of 60.98% in short interest. UG’s SI was 1,600 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 60.98% from 4,100 shares previously. With 1,900 avg volume, 1 days are for United-guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG)’s short sellers to cover UG’s short positions. The SI to United-guardian Inc’s float is 0.06%. The stock increased 2.43% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $19. About 6,730 shares traded or 77.57% up from the average. United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) has risen 45.00% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.43% the S&P500. Some Historical UG News: ; 10/05/2018 – United-Guardian Reports 67% Increase in Earnings; 18/05/2018 – United-Guardian Announces Increase in Mid-Year Dividend; 19/04/2018 DJ United-Guardian Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (UG); 10/05/2018 – UNITED-GUARDIAN INC UG.O QUARTERLY SHR $0.14; 10/05/2018 – United-Guardian 1Q EPS 23c

More news for United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “United-Guardian Announces Increase in Mid-Year Dividend” on May 18, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “United-Guardian Is A Buy” and published on May 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

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 $87.29 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 24.39 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.

Investors sentiment increased to 2 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.90, from 1.1 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 0 investors sold United-Guardian, Inc. shares while 4 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 1.10 million shares or 0.68% more from 1.10 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Blackrock owns 19,893 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Pennsylvania-based Vanguard has invested 0% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Gamco Investors Incorporated Et Al stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Us Comml Bank De reported 2,959 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 116,086 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd accumulated 0% or 45,000 shares. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has invested 0% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Parthenon Llc holds 0.46% of its portfolio in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 110,937 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs Grp Inc stated it has 6 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo And Co Mn owns 1,801 shares. Quantum Cap Mgmt has invested 0.15% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Eagle Ridge Investment Management accumulated 15,561 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Renaissance Technologies Lc holds 0% or 220,900 shares. Zpr Inv Management holds 0.33% of its portfolio in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 12,685 shares. Teton has 0.13% invested in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 77,900 shares.

Garmin Ltd’s Executive Chairman, Min Kao, unloaded 151,218 shares of stock in the company. The average cost of Min Kao per share was $61.6, for total trade sum of $9,321,560 U.S. Dollars. He also sold 1,076,579 shares with a market value $64,431,876 USD in the last month. Having been a very significant insider sell at Garmin Ltd, the chance that it remains a secret for long was obviously very low. Min Kao right now holds 35.27 million shares which make up roughly 18.71% of the Switzerland-Company’s market capitalization.

Garmin Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, makes, markets, and distributes a range of navigation, communication, and information devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.74 billion. It operates through five divisions: Auto, Aviation, Marine, Outdoor, and Fitness. It has a 16.92 P/E ratio. The Auto segment offers personal navigation devices; infotainment solutions; and action cameras, as well as mobile applications under the Garmin and NAVIGON names.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.29, from 1.08 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 28 investors sold Garmin Ltd. shares while 142 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 71.26 million shares or 1.45% less from 72.31 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Stephens Ar owns 6,400 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Twin Mngmt accumulated 42,120 shares or 0.13% of the stock. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) for 32,562 shares. Select Equity Gp Limited Partnership stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 26,564 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Secs Limited holds 0.04% in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) or 170 shares. Driehaus Capital Management Ltd Liability, a Illinois-based fund reported 10,685 shares. Synovus Fin Corp stated it has 0% in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). Brandywine Investment Mgmt owns 172,960 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Segment Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company has 59,330 shares for 0.87% of their portfolio. Paradigm Cap Management Inc reported 38,700 shares stake. Blackrock reported 10.91 million shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Inc reported 0.01% in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). Lmr Prtnrs Llp stated it has 0.03% in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). St Johns Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% of its portfolio in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN).

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 20 sales for $194.64 million activity. PEMBLE CLIFTON A sold $2.35M worth of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) on Thursday, February 15. Another trade for 9,905 shares valued at $599,708 was made by Peffer Charles on Friday, February 23. 300,000 shares were sold by KAO MIN H, worth $17.82M. $45,904 worth of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) shares were sold by Biddlecombe Sean. 4,800 Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) shares with value of $289,776 were sold by Huang Pao-Chang. $116,917 worth of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) shares were sold by ETKIND ANDREW R. Bartel Danny J sold 1,548 shares worth $92,397.

Analysts await Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.87 EPS, down 1.14% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.88 per share. GRMN’s profit will be $164.01M for 17.89 P/E if the $0.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual EPS reported by Garmin Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 27.94% EPS growth.

Among 16 analysts covering Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), 3 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Garmin Ltd. has $60 highest and $12 lowest target. $42.22’s average target is -32.19% below currents $62.26 stock price. Garmin Ltd. had 33 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, November 2. Longbow upgraded the shares of GRMN in report on Wednesday, July 19 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Tigress Financial on Friday, December 15 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, February 18 by JP Morgan. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) on Wednesday, November 1 with “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 22 by Raymond James. The stock of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) on Thursday, October 15 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson on Friday, September 11. Bank of America downgraded Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) on Thursday, August 4 to “Underperform” rating.

The stock increased 0.66% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $62.26. About 511,055 shares traded. Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) has risen 16.28% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.71% the S&P500. Some Historical GRMN News: ; 02/05/2018 – Garmin 1Q Rev $711M; 11/04/2018 – The zūmo® 396 motorcycle navigator from Garmin® brings live features to stay connected on every ride; 06/03/2018 – Global Automotive Dashboard Camera Market Report (2017-2021) – Garmin, LG lnnotek, Panasonic and Pittasoft are Dominating – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 18/04/2018 – Garmin® hosts second Connect IQ™ Developer Summit, announces Connect IQ 3.0 with new apps from Trailforks, Yelp, iHeartRadio; 18/04/2018 – Garmin® introduces the Edge® 520 Plus – a GPS cycling computer with advanced navigation and connected features; 15/05/2018 – Squarepoint Ops Adds Garmin, Exits IBM, Buys More Lululemon: 13F; 06/03/2018 Garmin® grows Connext® wireless cockpit connectivity portfolio; 16/05/2018 – Wirecard Joins Forces With Garmin® to Provide Garmin Smartwatch Owners a Fully Digital Payment Experience Through Its Flagship Product boon; 18/04/2018 – The Varia™ RTL510 rearview radar from Garmin® helps cyclists stand out, day or night and on any ride; 08/03/2018 – Garmin® introduces the tactix® Charlie, a specialized tactical GPS watch with wrist-based heart rate

Another recent and important Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “3 Dividend Stocks I’d Buy Right Now” on May 20, 2018.

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