Universal Corporation (UVV)

NYSE: UVV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
61.40
1.24 (2.06%)
May 16, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap1.51B
Revenue (ttm)2.07B
Net Income (ttm)100.17M
Shares Out24.61M
EPS (ttm)4.03
PE Ratio15.25
Forward PEn/a
Dividend$3.90 (6.35%)
Ex-Dividend DateApr 8, 2022
Volume86,487
Open60.31
Previous Close60.16
Day's Range60.00 - 61.71
52-Week Range46.24 - 61.71
Beta0.67
Analystsn/a
Price Targetn/a
Earnings DateMay 25, 2022

About UVV

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 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 manu...

IndustryTobacco
Founded1886
CEOGeorge Freeman
Employees9,000
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolUVV
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, Universal's revenue was $1.98 billion, an increase of 3.84% compared to the previous year's $1.91 billion. Earnings were $87.41 million, an increase of 21.94%.

Financial Statements

News

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

RICHMOND, Va. , May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 25, 2022, following the release of its results for the fiscal year 2022 after market...

7 hours ago - PRNewsWire

3 High-Yielding Dividend Kings to Buy Right Now

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1 month ago - InvestorPlace

Universal Corporation Recognized as a CDP Supplier Engagement Leader

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) has been recognized as a 2021 Supplier Engagement Leader by CDP, a nonprofit charity that runs a global disclosure system fo...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corporation Reports Nine Month Results

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on February 2, 2022, following the release of its results for the third quarter of fiscal y...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corporation Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) announced today the release of its 2021 Sustainability Report.

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corporation Reports Six Month Results

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.

6 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corporation Completes Acquisition of Shank's Extracts, Inc.

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Shank's Extracts, Inc. ("Shank's"...

7 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corp Acquires Shank's Extracts For Undisclosed Sum

Universal Corp (NYSE: UVV) has agreed to acquire Shank's Extracts Inc , a privately-held specialty ingredient, flavoring, and food company, for an undisclosed sum. The Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Shan...

8 months ago - Benzinga

Universal Corporation to Acquire Shank's Extracts, Inc., a Well-Established Provider of Flavoring and Extracts

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Shank's Extracts, Inc. ("Shank's"), a privately-...

8 months ago - PRNewsWire

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9 months ago - InvestorPlace

This Stock Has A 6.25% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

For example, the recent UVV share price of $49.93 represents a price-to-book ratio of 0.9 and an annual dividend yield of 6.25% — by comparison, the average company in Dividend Channel's coverage univer...

9 months ago - Forbes

Universal Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.

9 months ago - PRNewsWire

3 Tobacco Stocks to Buy for High Dividend Yields You Can Depend On

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9 months ago - InvestorPlace

Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results

RICHMOND, Va., May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.

11 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corporation Announces 51st Annual Dividend Increase and Sets Annual Meeting Date

RICHMOND, Va., May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.

11 months ago - PRNewsWire

Income Investors Should Consider These 3 Tobacco Stocks

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1 year ago - InvestorPlace

Harris Williams Advises Universal Corporation on its Acquisition of Silva International

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces Universal Corporation’s (NYSE: UVV; Universal) acquisition of Silva Internation...

1 year ago - Business Wire

Universal Corporation Completes Acquisition of Silva International

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Silva International ("Silva"), a ...

1 year ago - PRNewsWire

Top Tobacco Stocks for Q4 2020

These are the tobacco stocks with the best value, growth, and most momentum for Q4 2020.

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1 year ago - Investopedia

Universal Corporation to Acquire Silva International, a Market-Leading Provider of Natural, Specialty Dehydrated Vege...

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Silva International ("Silva"), a privately-held,...

1 year ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Corporation Obtains U.S. Customs Modification for Malawi Tobacco

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) announced today that it has successfully obtained a modification from U.S.

1 year ago - PRNewsWire

Tobacco Stocks Rise Amid IQOS Decision

Tobacco stocks burned brightly on Tuesday after a favorable FDA approval. Position for further gains with these trading ideas.

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1 year ago - Investopedia

Universal Corporation Announces 50th Annual Dividend Increase and Sets Annual Meeting Date

RICHMOND, Va., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company's Board of Dire...

1 year ago - PRNewsWire