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NYSE:UVVUniversal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$41.45
-0.45 (-1.07 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$41.36
Now: $41.45
$42.64
50-Day Range
$40.44
MA: $42.85
$46.25
52-Week Range
$37.04
Now: $41.45
$63.18
Volume158,339 shs
Average Volume209,612 shs
Market Capitalization$1.01 billion
P/E Ratio14.49
Dividend Yield7.33%
Beta0.7
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: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.68 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.91 billion
Cash Flow$5.10 per share
Book Value$52.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$71.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap$1.01 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UVV shares have decreased by 6.9% and is now trading at $41.45. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

When is Universal's next earnings date?

Universal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Universal.

How were Universal's earnings last quarter?

Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 27th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $632.09 million for the quarter. Universal had a net margin of 3.75% and a return on equity of 6.49%. View Universal's earnings history.

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

Universal declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 27th. Investors of record on Monday, July 13th will be given a dividend of $0.77 per share on Monday, August 3rd. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.43%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 10th. This is a boost from Universal's previous quarterly dividend of $0.76. View Universal's dividend history.

Has Universal been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about UVV stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Universal earned a media sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Universal.

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."

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 $41.45.

How big of a company is Universal?

Universal has a market capitalization of $1.01 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 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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