Universal Corporation (UVV): Price and Financial Metrics


Universal Corporation (UVV)

Today's Latest Price: $44.97 USD

0.17 (-0.38%)

Updated Apr 7 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 9 in Tobacco

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UVV Stock Summary

  • Universal Corp's stock had its IPO on January 5, 1988, making it an older stock than 89.12% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Universal Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.3% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Universal Corp's share price is greater than that of only 11.55% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Universal Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be APY, ATGE, WGO, TKR, and SXI.
  • 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 $44.97 52-week high $63.18
Prev. close $45.14 52-week low $37.04
Day low $44.88 Volume 200,400
Day high $46.22 Avg. volume 178,406
50-day MA $47.37 Dividend yield 6.76%
200-day MA $53.29 Market Cap 1.11B

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:
$44.97$24.77-45%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Universal Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Universal Corp ranked in the 26th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Universal Corp ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 8.37 -- which is good for besting 63.8% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector with positive cash flow).
  • Universal Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 19.55% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Universal Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 24 -- greater than 89% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-46%
1%-46%
2%-45%
3%-45%
4%-44%
5%-44%

For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as UVV, try INGR, MKC, CORE, TWNK, and UTI.


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UVV Price Returns

1-mo -4.32%
3-mo -21.63%
6-mo -14.38%
1-year -16.10%
3-year -27.04%
5-year 15.50%
YTD -20.14%
2019 11.08%
2018 7.79%
2017 -14.79%
2016 18.04%
2015 33.14%

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