Universal Corporation (UVV): Price and Financial Metrics

Universal Corporation (UVV): $60.50

-0.11 (-0.18%)

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  • Value is the dimension where UVV ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 80.6% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for UVV is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • UVV's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 12.74% of US stocks).

UVV Stock Summary

  • Universal Corp's stock had its IPO on January 5, 1988, making it an older stock than 89.32% of US equities in our set.
  • UVV's price/sales ratio is 0.68; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 16.19% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, UVV is more volatile than only 17.36% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Universal Corp are CIR, MTW, FOE, KWR, and GTES.
  • Visit UVV's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.universalcorp.com.

UVV Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, UVV's price/earnings ratio is 35.98% lower, now standing at 14.5.
  • UVV's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 5 over the prior 243 months.
  • UVV's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.2 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 2021-09-03 0.6 1.0 14.5 12.7
UVV 2021-09-02 0.6 1.0 14.4 12.7
UVV 2021-09-01 0.6 0.9 14.3 12.6
UVV 2021-08-31 0.6 1.0 14.4 12.6
UVV 2021-08-30 0.6 0.9 14.2 12.5
UVV 2021-08-27 0.6 0.9 14.2 12.5

UVV Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 10.45%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -21.4%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -94.06%.
Over the past 34 months, UVV's revenue has gone down $152,935,000.

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
2021-12-31 2,074.218 130.215 100.168
2021-09-30 2,094.505 249.602 98.501
2021-06-30 2,017.575 93.444 86.493
2021-03-31 1,983.357 220.414 87.41
2020-12-31 1,997.861 222.418 63.614
2020-09-30 1,829.979 140.757 56.307

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

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UVV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $60.50 52-week high $64.13
Prev. close $60.61 52-week low $46.24
Day low $60.14 Volume 249,850
Day high $61.12 Avg. volume 134,267
50-day MA $59.86 Dividend yield 5.15%
200-day MA $54.39 Market Cap 1.49B

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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UVV Price Returns

1-mo -4.99%
3-mo 3.92%
6-mo 13.16%
1-year 12.37%
3-year 17.36%
5-year 21.86%
YTD 13.16%
2021 19.59%
2020 -8.96%
2019 11.08%
2018 7.79%
2017 -14.79%

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