Universal Corporation (UVV): Price and Financial Metrics

Universal Corporation (UVV)

Today's Latest Price: $39.85 USD

0.27 (0.68%)

Updated Oct 30 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 9 in Tobacco

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UVV Stock Summary

  • UVV's went public 32.84 years ago, making it older than 89.4% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Universal Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.36% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, UVV is more volatile than merely 2.71% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Universal Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be MWA, RBC, PGTI, CTB, and FLOW.
  • Visit UVV's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.universalcorp.com.

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UVV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.85 52-week high $58.30
Prev. close $39.58 52-week low $37.04
Day low $39.42 Volume 112,812
Day high $40.39 Avg. volume 168,567
50-day MA $42.60 Dividend yield 7.73%
200-day MA $44.54 Market Cap 975.89M

Universal Corporation (UVV) Company Bio

Universal Corporation operates as a leaf tobacco merchant and processor worldwide. It engages in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing, and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to, or for the account of, manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The company was founded in 1888 and is based in Richmond, Virginia.

UVV Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$39.85$22.36 -44%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Universal Corp. To summarize, we found that Universal Corp ranked in the 32th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Universal Corp, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.21 years, is -0.1% -- higher than just 14.2% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Universal Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 9.51% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Defensive), Universal Corp has a reliance on debt greater than 59.47% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest UVV News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Universal Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate UVV as an investment opportunity.

Universal Corp to acquire Silva International

Universal Corporation (UVV) inks agreement to acquire Silva International, a privately-held, natural, specialty dehydrated vegetable, fruit and herb processing company, for $170M in cash.Post acquisition, Kent DeVries, President of Silva, will continue to run the business and report to Patrick O'Keefe, SVP of Universal Global Ventures. Silva will operate as part...

Seeking Alpha | September 8, 2020

Universal Corporation to Acquire Silva International, a Market-Leading Provider of Natural, Specialty Dehydrated Vegetable, Fruit and Herb Ingredients

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, natural, specialty dehydrated vegetable, fruit and herb processing company, for $170…

PR Newswire | September 8, 2020

Universal Corporation's (UVV) Management on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Universal Corporation (UVV) Q1 2021 Earnings Conference Call August 05, 2020 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Candace Formacek – Vice President and Treasurer Conference Call Participants Presentation Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to Universal Corporation First Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions]...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 5, 2020

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 5, 2020, following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C. Formacek, Vice President and Treasurer.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

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Yahoo | July 8, 2020

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UVV Price Returns

1-mo -2.98%
3-mo -3.81%
6-mo -10.97%
1-year -23.20%
3-year -18.27%
5-year -8.36%
YTD -25.37%
2019 11.08%
2018 7.79%
2017 -14.79%
2016 18.04%
2015 33.14%

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