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NYSE:UVV

Universal - UVV Stock Forecast, Price & News

$57.20
+0.29 (+0.51%)
(As of 12/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$56.58
$57.70
50-Day Range
$44.02
$57.22
52-Week Range
$43.64
$64.13
Volume
76,343 shs
Average Volume
132,648 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.40 billion
P/E Ratio
15.98
Dividend Yield
5.55%
Price Target
N/A

Universal MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
1.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.60
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.29mentions of Universal in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$151,032 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.02 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

82nd out of 143 stocks

Farm - Product Raw Materials Industry

2nd out of 3 stocks

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About Universal (NYSE:UVV) Stock

Universal Corporation processes and supplies leaf tobacco and plant-based ingredients worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Tobacco Operations and Ingredients Operations. It is involved in the 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, natural wrapped cigars and cigarillos, smokeless, and pipe 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; 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. Further, it provides a various value-added manufacturing processes to produce specialty vegetable and fruit-based ingredients, as well as botanical extracts and flavorings for human and pet food markets; and recycles waste materials from tobacco production. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

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UVV Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/23/2018
Ex-Dividend for 11/7 Dividend
10/06/2022
Dividend Payable
11/07/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/01/2023
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Farm - product raw materials
Sub-Industry
Tobacco
CUSIP
91345610
Employees
25,000
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$86.58 million
Pretax Margin
6.04%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.10 billion
Cash Flow
$6.10 per share
Book Value
$55.17 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
23,867,000
Market Cap
$1.40 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.64

Key Executives

  • Mr. George C. Freeman III (Age 59)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $1.93M
  • Mr. Johan C. Kroner (Age 54)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $835.49k
  • Mr. Airton L. HentschkeMr. Airton L. Hentschke (Age 52)
    COO & Sr. VP
    Comp: $1.12M
  • Mr. Preston Douglas Wigner (Age 53)
    VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $724.28k
  • Mr. Theodore G. Broome (Age 68)
    Exec. VP & Sales Director of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company Inc
    Comp: $717.78k
  • Harvard B. Smith
    VP & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Candace C. FormacekMs. Candace C. Formacek (Age 62)
    VP & Treasurer
  • Mr. Scott J. Bleicher (Age 45)
    VP & Controller
  • Mr. James A. Huffman (Age 60)
    Sr. VP of Information & Planning - Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Inc
  • Ms. Catherine H. Claiborne (Age 60)
    VP & Assistant Sec.













UVV Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have UVV shares performed in 2022?

Universal's stock was trading at $54.92 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, UVV shares have increased by 4.2% and is now trading at $57.20.
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When is Universal's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 1st 2023.
View our UVV earnings forecast
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How were Universal's earnings last quarter?

Universal Co. (NYSE:UVV) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 23rd. The company reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $607.50 million for the quarter. Universal had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.22% and a net margin of 3.76%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($1.64) earnings per share.

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

Universal declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, January 9th will be given a dividend of $0.79 per share on Monday, February 6th. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.52%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 6th.
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Is Universal a good dividend stock?

Universal (NYSE:UVV) pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.55%. UVV has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 50 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 88.27%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for UVV.

What is George C. Freeman III's approval rating as Universal's CEO?

2 employees have rated Universal Chief Executive Officer George C. Freeman III on Glassdoor.com. George C. Freeman III has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts George C. Freeman III in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Altria Group (MO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), International Business Machines (IBM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Philip Morris International (PM).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.87%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.84%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.35%), State Street Corp (6.20%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.04%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.45%). Insiders that own company stock include Airton L Hentschke, Candace C Formacek, Lennart R Freeman, Preston Douglas Wigner, Robert C Sledd, Theodore G Broome and Thomas H Johnson.
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How do I buy shares of Universal?

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

One share of UVV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.20.

How much money does Universal make?

Universal (NYSE:UVV) has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion and generates $2.10 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $86.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.58 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Universal have?

The company employs 25,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Universal?

Universal's mailing address is 9201 FOREST HILL AVENUE, RICHMOND VA, 23235. The official website for the company is www.universalcorp.com. The company can be reached via phone at (804) 359-9311, via email at investor@universalleaf.com, or via fax at 804-254-3594.

This page (NYSE:UVV) was last updated on 12/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff