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NYSE:UVVUniversal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$44.64
+1.17 (+2.69 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$39.61
MA: $41.65
$43.47
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$37.04
Now: $44.64
$58.30
Volume101,956 shs
Average Volume185,442 shs
Market Capitalization$1.09 billion
P/E Ratio15.61
Dividend Yield7.09%
Beta0.69
Universal Corporation engages in the supply of leaf tobacco products worldwide. The company operates through North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental, and Special Services segments. It is involved in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing, and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The company contracts, purchases, processes, and sells flue-cured, burley, and oriental tobaccos that are primarily used in the manufacture of cigarettes; and dark air-cured tobaccos principally used in the manufacture of cigars, pipe tobacco, and smokeless tobacco products. It also provides value-added services, including blending, chemical, and physical testing of tobacco; service cutting for various manufacturers; manufacturing reconstituted leaf tobacco; just-in-time inventory management services; electronic nicotine delivery systems; e-liquid testing services; and smoke testing services for customers. In addition, the company offers testing services for crop protection agents and tobacco constituents in seed, leaf, and finished products, including e-cigarette liquids and vapors; and analytical services that include chemical compound testing in finished tobacco products and mainstream smoke, as well as engages in the research and development growth trials with various partners for non-tobacco agriproducts production, such as vanilla and stevia. Further, it produces and sells dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products, as well as provides water pipe style leaf tobacco; and recycles waste materials from tobacco production. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.35 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Farm-product raw materials
Sub-IndustryTobacco
CUSIP91345610
Phone804-359-9311

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.91 billion
Cash Flow$5.26 per share
Book Value$52.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$71.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap$1.09 billion
Next Earnings Date11/10/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$44.64
+1.17 (+2.69 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Universal (NYSE:UVV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Universal's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Universal's stock was trading at $44.53 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UVV stock has increased by 0.2% and is now trading at $44.64.
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When is Universal's next earnings date?

Universal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 10th 2020.
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How were Universal's earnings last quarter?

Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 27th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter. The business earned $632.09 million during the quarter. Universal had a return on equity of 6.49% and a net margin of 3.75%.
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How often does Universal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Universal?

Universal announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Monday, November 2nd. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 8th.
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Has Universal been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about UVV stock have trended very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Universal earned a coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Universal?

Universal saw a decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 420,500 shares, a decline of 12.7% from the July 15th total of 481,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 205,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Universal's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Universal own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Universal investors own include AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Altria Group (MO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), IBM (IBM), Southern (SO), Enbridge (ENB) and General Mills (GIS).

Who are Universal's key executives?

Universal's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. George C. Freeman III, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Airton L. Hentschke, COO & Sr. VP (Age 49)
  • Mr. Preston D. Wigner, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Theodore G. Broome, Exec. VP & Sales Director of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company Inc (Age 65)
  • Mr. Johan C. Kroner, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)

What is Universal's stock symbol?

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

Who are Universal's major shareholders?

Universal's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (3.10%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.13%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.75%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.70%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.60%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.45%). Company insiders that own Universal stock include James A Huffman, John B Adams Jr, Preston Douglas Wigner and Robert Peebles.
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Which major investors are selling Universal stock?

UVV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Pzena Investment Management LLC, ProShare Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management, Hancock Whitney Corp, Wintrust Investments LLC, 6 Meridian, and Vident Investment Advisory LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Universal stock?

UVV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Heritage Wealth Advisors, SG Americas Securities LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, AlphaStar Capital Management LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Universal?

Shares of UVV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Universal's stock price today?

One share of UVV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.64.

How big of a company is Universal?

Universal has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion and generates $1.91 billion in revenue each year. Universal employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

What is Universal's official website?

The official website for Universal is www.universalcorp.com.

How can I contact Universal?

Universal's mailing address is 9201 FOREST HILL AVENUE, RICHMOND VA, 23235. The company can be reached via phone at 804-359-9311 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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