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
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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.
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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...
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…
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]...
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.