Universal Corp. (UVV)

50.78
NYSE : Consumer Non-Durables
Prev Close 51.92
Day Low/High 50.61 / 52.34
52 Wk Low/High 50.67 / 76.98
Avg Volume 166.20K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 24.97M
Market Cap 1.30B
EPS 4.10
P/E Ratio 14.15
Div & Yield 3.04 (5.77%)

Latest News

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

RICHMOND, Va., Aug.

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

RICHMOND, Va., July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 7, 2019, following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 after market close on that date.

Here's How My 2019 Double Net Value Portfolio Has Performed Since December

Here's How My 2019 Double Net Value Portfolio Has Performed Since December

As we enter the dog days of summer, with lower volume and perhaps more volatility, portfolio performance may get interesting.

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: UVV, KALA, VRNT

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: UVV, KALA, VRNT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Universal Corp , where a total volume of 1,480 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 148,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 76.7% of UVV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 193,045 shares.

Universal Corporation Updates Record Date And Annual Meeting Date

Universal Corporation Updates Record Date And Annual Meeting Date

RICHMOND, Va., June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019, the Board of Directors of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) approved changes to its previously announced Annual Meeting of Shareholders date and corresponding record date for administrative...

This Dividend Champion Continues to Light It Up for Income Investors

This Dividend Champion Continues to Light It Up for Income Investors

With 49 years of dividend increases, income investors have a lot to like here.

Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results

Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results

RICHMOND, Va., May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.

Universal Corporation Announces 49th Annual Dividend Increase And Sets Annual Meeting Date

Universal Corporation Announces 49th Annual Dividend Increase And Sets Annual Meeting Date

RICHMOND, Va., May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.

Double Net Value Portfolio Update for May

Double Net Value Portfolio Update for May

This is the first inception-to-date period that the portfolio has not outperformed its benchmarks.

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

RICHMOND, Va., May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 22, 2019, following the release of its results for fiscal year 2019 after market close on that date.

The Value Portfolio Holds Its Own, but Takes a Breather

The Value Portfolio Holds Its Own, but Takes a Breather

These 22 stocks in the aggregate are still outpacing the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices, but by a narrower margin than before.

This Deep-Value Portfolio Keeps Plugging Along

This Deep-Value Portfolio Keeps Plugging Along

These 22 stocks in the aggregate continue to outpace the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices as all but three are in positive territory.

The Double-Net Portfolio Is a Good Value on This Rising Market Tide

The Double-Net Portfolio Is a Good Value on This Rising Market Tide

Titan Machinery is the top performer so far in 2019, up 38% since portfolio launch.

So Far, So Good for My 2019 Double-Net Value Portfolio

So Far, So Good for My 2019 Double-Net Value Portfolio

The 22 names in the portfolio as a group are outpacing the value components of the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices.

Tobacco Firm Universal Corp. Offers a Smokin' Hot Dividend

Recent weakness in share price has pushed the yield up to 5.2%.

Rolling Out My 2019 Double Net Value Portfolio

Rolling Out My 2019 Double Net Value Portfolio

Despite disappointing performance this year, the strategy has shown solid return in the past.

Closing the Books on My Double-Net Value Portfolio

Closing the Books on My Double-Net Value Portfolio

It was not a great year for this value portfolio, with only 5 stocks in positive territory for the year.

Tobacco Shares Lower on FDA's Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Tobacco Shares Lower on FDA's Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Shares of major tobacco producers take a hit Thursday on news the FDA is planning a ban on flavored cigars and menthol in cigars and cigarettes, and to prevent minors from buying flavored e-cigarettes.

With Double-Net Pickings Slim, Let's Turn to Triple Nets

With Double-Net Pickings Slim, Let's Turn to Triple Nets

Triple nets are companies trading between 2 and 3 times net current asset value; here are several of these value names.

Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: UVV, WTW, BRG

Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: UVV, WTW, BRG

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Universal Corp , where a total of 777 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 77,700 underlying shares. That amounts to about 51.6% of UVV's average daily trading volume over the past month of 150,620 shares.

This Deep-Value Portfolio Isn't as Valuable as It Was

This Deep-Value Portfolio Isn't as Valuable as It Was

This mix of 20 deep-value names was outperforming a couple Russell indices three months back but is trailing them now.

Value Investing: Renting vs. Buying

Value Investing: Renting vs. Buying

Doing nothing in this environment - not buying - is a legitimate strategy for some value investors.

My Deep-Value Portfolio of Dividend Payers Continues to Kill It

My Deep-Value Portfolio of Dividend Payers Continues to Kill It

This portfolio of 10 eclectic names has pushed higher since the start of 2018 and is up 40.5% since inception just 14 months ago.

Fossil Still Rocks My Deep-Value Portfolio

Fossil Still Rocks My Deep-Value Portfolio

Fossil Group has done most of the heavy lifting among the small stocks in the portfolio, though there are other winners, too.

Ratings Changes Today

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Universal Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish For UVV

In trading on Thursday, shares of Universal Corp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $52.71, changing hands as high as $57.80 per share. Universal Corp shares are currently trading up about 17.9% on the day.

Big Gains in Fossil and Hibbett Sports Save My 2018 Double Net Value Portfolio

Big Gains in Fossil and Hibbett Sports Save My 2018 Double Net Value Portfolio

FOSL is up 92% since I launched this group, while HIBB is ahead 27%.

Fossil a Very Timely Pick, but Double Net Value Portfolio Shows Some Cracks

Fossil a Very Timely Pick, but Double Net Value Portfolio Shows Some Cracks

It is always important see how such value screens perform in times of market stress.

TheStreet Quant Rating: C+ (Hold)