Universal Corp Company Profile (NYSE:UVV)

About Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)

Universal Corp 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
  • Symbol: NYSE:UVV
  • CUSIP: 91345610
  • Web: www.universalcorp.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.74 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,273,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $71.96
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $66.96
  • 52 Week Range: $52.40 - $83.35
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.63
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.23 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.78
  • Book Value: $52.94 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.30
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $2.16
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $239.37 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 226,818 shs.
  • Beta: 1.31
  • Short Ratio: 9.52
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)

What is Universal Corp's stock symbol?

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

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

Universal Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 23rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.54 per share on Monday, August 7th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.14%. View Universal Corp's Dividend History.

How were Universal Corp's earnings last quarter?

Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 7th. The company reported $1.93 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $668.77 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $584.59 million. Universal Corp had a return on equity of 6.61% and a net margin of 5.46%. View Universal Corp's Earnings History.

Who are some of Universal Corp's key competitors?

How do I buy Universal Corp stock?

Shares of Universal Corp 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 Corp stock cost?

One share of Universal Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.85.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Universal Corp (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 Corp (NYSE:UVV)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Earnings by Quarter for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Earnings History by Quarter for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/23/2017Q4 2017($1.63)N/AView Earnings Details
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 Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.70 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.05 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Next Dividend:8/7/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.16
Dividend Yield:3.14%
Dividend Growth:2.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:52.17% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.38% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
42.77% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:45 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)

Dividend History by Quarter for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/23/2017quarterly$0.547/10/20178/7/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.94%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/28/2017Theodore G. BroomeInsiderSell5,000$68.05$340,250.00View SEC Filing  
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

Headline Trends for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
Latest Headlines for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend and Sets Annual Meeting Date
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation Reports Annual Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corp. posts 4Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUniversal Corp to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.54 (UVV)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 3:16 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUniversal declares $0.54 dividend
seekingalpha.com - May 23 at 1:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:UVV) : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 6:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UVV-US : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 11:00 AM
fool.com logoWhy Universal Display Is Expanding Its Research Capabilities
www.fool.com - May 17 at 10:04 PM
seekingalpha.com logoNBCUniversal to acquire Craftsy with big synergy plans
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 4:04 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUniversal Display zooms 24% as analysts raise targets
seekingalpha.com - May 5 at 5:04 PM
fool.com logoWhy Universal Display Stock Skyrocketed Today
www.fool.com - May 5 at 1:22 PM
fool.com logoUniversal Display Roars to New Highs After Boosting Guidance
www.fool.com - May 4 at 6:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Affect Universal Corp (UVV) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 5:42 PM
seekingalpha.com logoNBCUniversal changes plans at Seeso comedy service
seekingalpha.com - May 3 at 3:31 PM
cnbc.com logoNBCUniversal is building its own children’s channel
www.cnbc.com - May 1 at 8:06 AM
marketwatch.com logoMillions could get slapped with steep premium hikes for universal life insurance
www.marketwatch.com - May 1 at 5:48 AM
latimes.com logoPay for NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke soars to $46 million, among corporate America's highest
www.latimes.com - April 28 at 8:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUniversal Corp (UVV) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 12:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Universal Corp (UVV) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:45 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUniversal Health -2.5% as Sen. Grassley demands probe
seekingalpha.com - April 18 at 1:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corp. : UVV-US: Dividend Analysis : April 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 7:25 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoUniversal Stainless to Webcast First Quarter 2017 Conference Call on April 26th 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - April 14 at 7:46 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBloomberg: NBCUniversal plans video streaming service
seekingalpha.com - April 10 at 7:04 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoNokia and nbn Australia explore ultra-broadband future with successful next-generation fiber trial
feeds.benzinga.com - April 10 at 5:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UVV-US : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:19 PM
fool.com logoComcast Is Doing What Disney Can't This Week
www.fool.com - April 5 at 4:00 PM
marketwatch.com logoSpotify allows 2-week paywall on new albums in deal with Universal
www.marketwatch.com - April 4 at 7:07 PM
fool.com logoDisney World's "Avatar Land" May Open Early
www.fool.com - March 29 at 11:34 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUniversal Corp.: A Great Defensive Stock At A Fair Price
seekingalpha.com - March 27 at 7:44 PM
cnbc.com logoUniversal income may help alleviate the 'US of anxiety'--or become a lesson in 'bad math'
www.cnbc.com - March 25 at 5:57 PM
latimes.com logoHarry Potter ride at Universal Studios Hollywood goes high-def
www.latimes.com - March 23 at 3:30 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTobacco Stocks Moving Notably Higher On Choppy Trading Day
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 17 at 9:04 PM
fool.com logoBetter Buy: Corning Inc. vs. Universal Display Corp.
www.fool.com - March 17 at 11:00 AM
forbes.com logoUnspeakable Realities Block Universal Health Coverage In The US
www.forbes.com - March 15 at 4:25 PM
fool.com logoTop Tech Stocks for Growth Investors
www.fool.com - March 15 at 11:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUniversal Corporation CFO Returns from Temporary Medical Leave of Absence
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 8:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:18 pm Universal Corp CFO David C. Moore recently returned from a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 8:04 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNIVERSAL CORP /VA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial Statements
biz.yahoo.com - March 14 at 8:04 PM
forbes.com logoHere's Why Comcast Is Investing In Snap - Forbes
www.forbes.com - March 7 at 10:06 AM
forbes.com logoHere's Why Comcast Is Investing In Snap
www.forbes.com - March 7 at 10:06 AM
cnbc.com logoNBCUniversal's $500 million Snap investment is a 'wake-up call' for short sellers, Cramer says
www.cnbc.com - March 3 at 12:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNBCUniversal invested $500 million in Snap Inc as part of IPO
finance.yahoo.com - March 3 at 11:16 AM
fool.com logoThis Year's Biggest Theme Park Ride Is Now Open
www.fool.com - March 3 at 9:29 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUniversal Logistics goes ex-dividend tomorrow
seekingalpha.com - March 1 at 1:59 PM
latimes.com logoUniversal Studios Hollywood parent company buying out sister theme park in Japan for $2.3 billion
www.latimes.com - February 28 at 11:56 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoBill Gates Talks AI, Universal Income, 'This Is Us' On Reddit AMA
feeds.benzinga.com - February 27 at 3:52 PM
fool.com logoWhy Universal Display Corporation Stock Skyrocketed Today
www.fool.com - February 24 at 2:11 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoMid-Day Market Update: Universal Display Climbs After Strong Q4 Results; Zoe's Kitchen Shares Plummet
feeds.benzinga.com - February 24 at 1:07 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUniversal Display +13.3%; Q4 2016 over expectations, first-ever dividend declared
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 7:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUniversal Insurance +5% after better-than-hoped results
seekingalpha.com - February 22 at 2:52 PM

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