Brandes Investment Partners LP Has Lifted By $695,682 Its International Speedway (ISCA) Holding; United-guardian (UG) SI Decreased By 60.98%

May 16, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Brandes Investment Partners Lp increased International Speedway Corp (ISCA) stake by 30.57% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Brandes Investment Partners Lp acquired 17,838 shares as International Speedway Corp (ISCA)’s stock rose 5.28%. The Brandes Investment Partners Lp holds 76,197 shares with $3.04 million value, up from 58,359 last quarter. International Speedway Corp now has $1.93 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.53% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $42.6. About 135,551 shares traded. International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ:ISCA) has risen 18.67% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.12% the S&P500.

United-guardian Inc (NASDAQ:UG) had a decrease of 60.98% in short interest. UG’s SI was 1,600 shares in May 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 decreased 1.07% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $18.5. About 546 shares traded. United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) has risen 21.95% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.40% the S&P500.

More news for United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “United-Guardian Is A Buy” on May 14, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “United-Guardian Reports 67% Increase in Earnings” and published on May 10, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.73, from 1.83 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 2 investors sold United-Guardian, Inc. shares while 8 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 1.10 million shares or 2.39% more from 1.07 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada invested in 0% or 100 shares. 116,086 were reported by Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership. Gamco Incorporated Et Al holds 0.02% of its portfolio in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 156,900 shares. Parthenon Limited Co holds 0.46% of its portfolio in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 110,937 shares. Deutsche Bancorp Ag holds 8,324 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System, a California-based fund reported 15,750 shares. Vanguard Inc has 0% invested in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 103,044 shares. 10,000 were accumulated by Bridgeway Capital Management Incorporated. 35,999 are held by Quantum Capital. Morgan Stanley reported 0% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Clearbridge Investments Ltd Liability Corp reported 0% stake. Blackrock Inc holds 0% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) or 19,782 shares. The California-based Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Utd Financial Advisers Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG). Frontier Invest Mngmt Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in United-Guardian, Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) for 11,000 shares.

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 $85.00 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 23.75 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.

Brandes Investment Partners Lp decreased Telecom Italia S P A New stake by 114,004 shares to 3.52 million valued at $25.39 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) stake by 97,667 shares and now owns 942,973 shares. Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) was reduced too.

Among 3 analysts covering International Speedway (NASDAQ:ISCA), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. International Speedway had 6 analyst reports since October 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Tuesday, February 28. The stock of International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ:ISCA) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 27 by Macquarie Research. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Sell”. Citigroup maintained International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ:ISCA) rating on Monday, August 29. Citigroup has “Sell” rating and $29 target. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Citigroup. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup.

More recent International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ:ISCA) news were published by: News-Journalonline.com which released: “A day later, possible NASCAR sale draws much speculation” on May 08, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “CBJ Morning Buzz: NASCAR up for sale?; SouthPark property sold; New rental rides debut” on May 08, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “International Speedway Corp. exec on One Daytona, more opportunities and bass fishing” with publication date: April 20, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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