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Universal Corporation (UVV)

Stock Price: $45.51 USD -1.21 (-2.59%)
Updated November 30, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 1.12B
Revenue (ttm) 1.83B
Net Income (ttm) 56.31M
Shares Out 24.51M
EPS (ttm) 2.28
PE Ratio 19.96
Forward PE n/a
Dividend $3.08
Dividend Yield 6.77%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 30
Last Price $45.51
Previous Close $46.72
Change ($) -1.21
Change (%) -2.59%
Day's Open 46.24
Day's Range 45.07 - 46.16
Day's Volume 181,131
52-Week Range 36.58 - 54.41

More Stats

Market Cap 1.12B
Enterprise Value 1.69B
Earnings Date (est) n/a
Ex-Dividend Date Oct 8, 2020
Shares Outstanding 24.51M
Float n/a
EPS (basic) 2.27
EPS (diluted) 2.28
FCF / Share 4.27
Dividend $3.08
Dividend Yield 6.77%
Earnings Yield 5.01%
FCF Yield 9.43%
Payout Ratio 134.40%
Shares Short 487,927
Short Ratio 4.20
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 0.58
PE Ratio 19.96
Forward PE n/a
P/FCF Ratio 10.61
PS Ratio 0.61
PB Ratio 0.92
Revenue 1.83B
Operating Income 100.53M
Net Income 56.31M
Free Cash Flow 105.16M
Net Cash -577.84M
Net Cash / Share -23.57
Gross Margin 20.24%
Operating Margin 5.49%
Profit Margin 3.10%
FCF Margin 5.75%
ROA 3.17%
ROE 4.78%
ROIC 4.50%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (0)

Buy 0
Overweight 0
Hold 0
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: n/a

Price Target

Current: $45.51
Target: 59.00
*Average 12-month price target from 1 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-14.24%9.5%-1.8%-2.32%-6.67%-10.63%3.27%0.61%-4.85%-
Gross Profit357407372395407410433462472508
Operating Income126161171178182168246223180255
Net Income71.6810410610610911514913392.06157
Shares Outstanding24.9825.1325.2723.4322.6823.0423.2423.3523.2323.86
Earnings Per Share2.864.114.140.883.924.065.254.663.255.42
EPS Growth-30.41%-0.72%370.45%-77.55%-3.45%-22.67%12.66%43.38%-40.04%-
Dividend Per Share3.032.802.
Dividend Growth8.21%29.03%1.88%1.91%1.95%1.99%2.03%2.07%2.12%-
Operating Cash Flow10.9016581.25250187227-3.5023420054.22
Capital Expenditures-26.68-36.70-28.84-33.46-44.17-53.86-43.10-27.25-19.81-33.55
Free Cash Flow-15.7812852.40217142174-46.6120718020.66
Cash & Equivalents107298234284319249164368262141
Total Debt483423415428435430419498537564
Net Cash / Debt-375-125-180-144-115-181-256-130-275-423
Book Value1,2471,3371,3421,2861,4141,3631,3781,2591,1831,186
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Universal Corporation
Country United States
Employees 24,000
CEO George C. Freeman

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol UVV
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Consumer Defensive
Industry Tobacco
Unique Identifier NYSE: UVV


Universal Corporation supplies 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, 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; 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. 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.