Universal Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:UVV)

About Universal Corp.

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
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: UVV
  • CUSIP: 91345610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $53.55
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $56.82
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $56.97
  • 52-Week Range: $49.95 - $61.69
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.60
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.60
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $1.22B
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,766,000
  • Beta: 1.32
  • Net Margins: 5.12%
  • Return on Equity: 5.93%
  • Return on Assets: 3.21%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.30%
  • Current Ratio: 5.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.63%
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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 History for Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


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


Current Dividend Information for Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV)
Annual Dividend:$2.12
Dividend Yield:3.96%
Dividend Growth:2.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:56.84% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.30% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
41.98% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:44 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.42%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff