Universal Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:UVV)

About Universal Corporation

Universal Corporation logoUniversal Corporation is a leaf tobacco supplier. The Company is engaged in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The Company's segments include North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental and Special Services. North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia are involved in flue-cured and/or burley leaf tobacco operations for supply to cigarette manufacturers. The Dark Air-Cured group supplies dark air-cured tobacco to manufacturers of cigars, pipe tobacco and smokeless tobacco products. The Oriental business supplies oriental tobacco to cigarette manufacturers. Special Services segment includes the Company's laboratory services business, which provides physical and chemical product testing and smoke testing for customers, as well as its liquid nicotine joint venture and its food and vegetable ingredients business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Tobacco Products, Other
  • Sub-Industry: Tobacco
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: UVV
  • CUSIP: 91345610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $69.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $70.96
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $61.18
  • 52-Week Range: $52.26 - $83.35
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.50
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $1.75B
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,273,000
  • Beta: 1.31
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.46%
  • Return on Equity: 6.61%
  • Return on Assets: 3.76%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.27%
  • Current Ratio: 6.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.61%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/22/2017        
2/7/2017Q317$1.93$584.59 million$668.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q217$0.90$456.38 million$456.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/24/2016Q416$1.72$778.16 million$803.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q3$1.60$758.10 million$584.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q116($0.43)$271.50 million$275.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/19/2015Q115$1.64$2.46 billion$778.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$1.87$2.46 billion$758.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q314$1.36$680.03 million$767.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q1 2014$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.70 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.05 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)
Annual Dividend:$2.16
Dividend Yield:3.12%
Dividend Growth:2.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:52.17% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.38% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
42.77% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:45 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/7/2017quarterly$0.542.66%4/6/20174/10/20175/8/2017
11/8/2016quarterly$0.543.77%1/5/20171/9/20172/6/2017
8/4/2016quarterly$0.533.48%10/6/201610/11/201611/7/2016
5/24/2016quarterly$0.533.72%7/7/20167/11/20168/8/2016
2/3/2016quarterly$0.534.02%4/7/20164/11/20165/9/2016
11/6/2015quarterly$0.533.88%1/7/20161/11/20162/8/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.531/11/20162/18/2016
8/4/2015quarterly$0.523.56%10/8/201510/13/201511/9/2015
5/19/2015quarterly$0.524.06%7/9/20157/13/20158/10/2015
2/3/2015quarterly$0.524.51%4/10/20154/14/20155/11/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.524.95%1/8/20151/12/20152/9/2015
8/5/2014quarterly$0.513.79%10/9/201410/14/201411/10/2014
5/20/2014quarterly$0.513.86%7/10/20147/14/20148/11/2014
2/7/2014quarterly$0.513.68%4/10/20144/14/20145/12/2014
11/5/2013quarterly$0.513.8%1/9/20141/13/20142/10/2014
8/6/2013quarterly$0.503.32%10/10/201310/15/201311/12/2013
5/21/2013quarterly$0.503.37%7/3/20137/8/20138/12/2013
2/5/2013quarterly$0.503.65%4/4/20134/8/20135/13/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.94%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/10/2017James A. HuffmanInsiderSell6,658$76.20$507,339.60View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017Robert C. SleddDirectorSell1,000$74.60$74,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017Robert PeeblesVPSell7,606$75.61$575,089.66View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017Chester A. CrockerDirectorSell800$72.80$58,240.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017George C. Freeman IIIChairmanSell30,237$65.90$1,992,618.30View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Preston Douglas WignerVPSell1,500$60.65$90,975.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Theodore G. BroomeInsiderSell5,033$60.45$304,244.85View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016David C. MooreCFOSell3,884$60.84$236,302.56View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Charles H Foster JrDirectorSell13,656$59.55$813,214.80View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016John B. Adams, Jr.DirectorSell1,296$59.91$77,643.36View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Chester A CrockerDirectorSell12,200$60.47$737,734.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Charles H Foster JrDirectorSell7,146$55.48$396,460.08View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Chester A. CrockerDirectorSell1,000$54.23$54,230.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Robert C. SleddDirectorSell1,925$54.77$105,432.25View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Eddie N. Moore, Jr.DirectorSell1,100$54.28$59,708.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Chester A CrockerDirectorSell1,677$56.52$94,784.04View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Preston Douglas WignerVPSell6,500$56.75$368,875.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Robert PeeblesVPSell2,317$57.44$133,088.48View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015James A HuffmanInsiderSell12,943$56.00$724,808.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015David C MooreCFOSell6,997$55.32$387,074.04View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015Theodore G. BroomeinsiderSell2,000$54.07$108,140.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Thomas H JohnsonDirectorSell2,000$49.06$98,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015John B Adams JrDirectorSell1,377$47.55$65,476.35View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Thomas H JohnsonDirectorSell3,000$46.62$139,860.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014George C Freeman IIICEOBuy2,500$38.89$97,225.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014W Keith BrewerCOOSell2,500$53.12$132,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Preston Douglas WignerVPSell2,500$51.00$127,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014W Keith BrewerCOOSell1,893$51.31$97,129.83View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014W Keith BrewerCOOSell8,916$52.00$463,632.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014W Keith BrewerCOOSell7,742$56.14$434,635.88View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Theodore G BroomeInsiderSell1,000$55.87$55,870.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Thomas H JohnsonDirectorSell1,770$53.32$94,376.40View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014David C MooreCFOSell2,000$59.15$118,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014George C Freeman IIICEOSell5,500$58.30$320,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014David C MooreCFOSell3,066$57.32$175,743.12View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Preston Douglas WignerVPSell5,000$50.69$253,450.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Thomas H JohnsonDirectorSell1,425$50.33$71,720.25View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Thomas H JohnsonDirectorSell3,000$56.34$169,020.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013W Keith BrewerCOOSell15,887$57.73$917,156.51View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Robert PeeblesVPSell1,799$58.66$105,529.34View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013W Keith BrewerCOOSell10,017$58.53$586,295.01View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013David C MooreCFOSell4,500$55.62$250,290.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)
DateHeadline
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www.fool.com - February 24 at 2:11 PM
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seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 7:55 PM
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seekingalpha.com - February 22 at 2:52 PM
capitalcube.com logoUniversal Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UVV-US : February 20, 2017 (NYSE:UVV)
www.capitalcube.com - February 20 at 8:20 AM
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seekingalpha.com - February 15 at 11:30 AM
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www.marketwatch.com - February 14 at 5:02 PM
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feeds.benzinga.com - February 14 at 11:13 AM
News IconDirector of Universal Corporation St (NYSE:UVV), Sledd Robert C, sells 1,000 shares worth $74,600 (NYSE:UVV)
empowerednews.net - February 12 at 5:37 AM
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finance.yahoo.com logoUNIVERSAL CORP /VA/ Financials (NYSE:UVV)
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 5:37 AM
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www.fool.com - February 10 at 8:55 AM
rttnews.com logoUniversal Corp. (UVV) Broke Out To A New High On Q3 Results (NYSE:UVV)
www.rttnews.com - February 10 at 6:25 AM
capitalcube.com logoUniversal Corp. :UVV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : February 9, 2017 (NYSE:UVV)
www.capitalcube.com - February 10 at 6:25 AM
fool.com logoHow Universal Display Corp. Gained 17% in January (NYSE:UVV)
www.fool.com - February 9 at 1:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoUniversal Corp. (UVV) Is Challenging The Highs After Q3 Report (NYSE:UVV)
www.nasdaq.com - February 9 at 6:29 AM
rttnews.com logoUniversal Corp Reveals 22% Advance In Q3 Profit (NYSE:UVV)
www.rttnews.com - February 8 at 1:49 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation Reports Improved Nine Month and Third Quarter Results (NYSE:UVV)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 8:49 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corp. posts 3Q profit (NYSE:UVV)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 8:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:UVV)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 3:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 Universal Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:UVV)
biz.yahoo.com - February 7 at 8:11 AM
News IconDirector of Universal Corporation St (NYSE:UVV), Crocker Chester A, sells 800 shares worth $58,240 (NYSE:UVV)
empowerednews.net - February 1 at 7:15 AM
nasdaq.com logoUVV Breaks Above 3% Yield Territory (NYSE:UVV)
www.nasdaq.com - January 31 at 7:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation Announces Conference Call (NYSE:UVV)
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:34 AM
bizjournals.com logoBasic income project to be launched by San Francisco, with $5 million to start (NYSE:UVV)
feeds.bizjournals.com - January 26 at 12:11 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Universal Stainless Q4 loss per share $0.22 (NYSE:UVV)
feeds.reuters.com - January 25 at 7:45 AM
fool.com logoWhy Comcast's Universal Monsters Movie Universe Could Flop (NYSE:UVV)
www.fool.com - January 23 at 1:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Universal Corp. : January 20, 2017 (NYSE:UVV)
www.capitalcube.com - January 21 at 5:30 AM
marketnewsvideo.com logoNotable Thursday Option Activity: PANW, UVV, MNK (NYSE:UVV)
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seekingalpha.com logoNBCUniversal, Charter come to carriage agreement (NYSE:UVV)
seekingalpha.com - January 19 at 8:27 PM
fool.com logoDisney World's Rival Raises the Bar on Virtual Queues (NYSE:UVV)
www.fool.com - January 17 at 9:46 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:15 pm Universal Corp CFO David Moore will be on a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately (NYSE:UVV)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 13 at 5:02 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation CFO to Take Temporary Medical Leave of Absence (NYSE:UVV)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 13 at 5:02 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation Announces Update of Conversion Rate for the Mandatory Conversion of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE:UVV)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 13 at 5:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation Announces Mandatory Conversion of Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE:UVV)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 4:42 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNIVERSAL CORP /VA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:UVV)
biz.yahoo.com - January 10 at 4:42 AM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Universal Corp announces mandatory conversion of series B 6.75 pct convertible perpetual preferred stock (NYSE:UVV)
feeds.reuters.com - January 9 at 9:55 AM
latimes.com logoUniversal Studios Hollywood breaks attendance record and reaches capacity for the first time (NYSE:UVV)
www.latimes.com - January 3 at 6:57 PM
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feeds.reuters.com - December 27 at 6:34 AM
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What is Universal Corporation's stock symbol?

Universal Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UVV."

How often does Universal Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Universal Corporation?

Universal Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Monday, May 8th. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 6th.

When will Universal Corporation announce their earnings?

Universal Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 22nd 2017.

How do I buy Universal Corporation stock?

Shares of Universal Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Universal Corporation stock cost?

One share of Universal Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.15.

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) Chart for Saturday, February, 25, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff