Universal Corporation (UVV): Price and Financial Metrics

Universal Corporation (UVV): $47.21

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UVV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $47.21 52-week high $57.83
Prev. close $47.40 52-week low $43.64
Day low $46.96 Volume 127,700
Day high $47.58 Avg. volume 126,933
50-day MA $47.93 Dividend yield 6.83%
200-day MA $51.24 Market Cap 1.16B

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  • Value is the dimension where UVV ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.8% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for UVV is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • UVV ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

UVV Stock Summary

  • UNIVERSAL CORP's stock had its IPO on January 5, 1988, making it an older stock than 89.88% 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; 87.23% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of UNIVERSAL CORP's share price is greater than that of merely 4.45% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to UVV, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GTES, DLA, SON, MGRC, and BBCP.
  • UVV's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit UNIVERSAL CORP's official web site, go to www.universalcorp.com.

UVV Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, UVV's EV/EBIT ratio is 32.37% lower, now standing at 11.7.
  • UVV's price/sales ratio has moved down 0 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UVV.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UVV 2023-09-22 0.4 0.9 10.2 11.7
UVV 2023-09-21 0.4 0.9 10.3 11.8
UVV 2023-09-20 0.4 0.9 10.3 11.7
UVV 2023-09-19 0.4 0.9 10.3 11.7
UVV 2023-09-18 0.4 0.8 10.1 11.6
UVV 2023-09-15 0.4 0.9 10.2 11.7

UVV Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 243.13%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -24%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -72.72%.
UVV's revenue has moved up $451,600,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows UVV's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 2,522.818 -87.392 96.115
2022-09-30 2,380.423 -180.595 89.395
2022-06-30 2,183.394 -53.966 87.05
2022-03-31 2,103.601 44.882 86.577
2021-12-31 2,074.218 130.215 100.168
2021-09-30 2,094.505 249.602 98.501

UVV's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • UVV has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 15.18% of graded US stocks.
  • UVV's asset turnover comes in at 0.861 -- ranking 86th of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • SPRS, KAMN, and NGL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with UVV.

The table below shows UVV's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.861 0.196 0.065
2021-03-31 0.874 0.195 0.065
2020-12-31 0.902 0.186 0.051
2020-09-30 0.849 0.177 0.045
2020-06-30 0.897 0.182 0.058
2020-03-31 0.881 0.187 0.059

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.

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Alex Sirois on InvestorPlace | August 14, 2023

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript August 2, 2023 Operator: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Universal Corporation First Quarter Fiscal Year 2024 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all lines are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions]. I would now […]

Yahoo | August 4, 2023

Universal Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), stated, "Our tobacco operations performed well and are off to a good start for our fiscal year 2024. Segment operating income was higher for our Tobacco Operations segment in the quarter ended June 30, 2023, compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2022, even though we did not have the benefit of large shipments of carryover tobacco from certain origins that we had in first quarter of fisc

Yahoo | August 2, 2023

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of eighty cents ($0.80) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable November 6, 2023, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on October 9, 2023.

Yahoo | August 2, 2023

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UVV Price Returns

1-mo -0.86%
3-mo -3.95%
6-mo -8.81%
1-year 9.20%
3-year 34.63%
5-year -2.32%
YTD -6.40%
2022 1.82%
2021 19.59%
2020 -8.96%
2019 11.08%
2018 7.79%

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