Universal Corporation (UVV): Price and Financial Metrics

Universal Corporation (UVV)

Today's Latest Price: $48.71 USD

0.96 (-1.93%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Ranked of 11 in Tobacco

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UVV Stock Summary

  • UVV's went public 33.07 years ago, making it older than 89.38% 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; 85.42% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, UVV is more volatile than just 8.79% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to UVV, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AMWD, MWA, PGTI, CTB, and ALG.
  • UVV's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Universal Corp's official web site, go to www.universalcorp.com.

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UVV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.71 52-week high $54.70
Prev. close $49.67 52-week low $37.04
Day low $47.64 Volume 188,800
Day high $49.20 Avg. volume 140,607
50-day MA $48.66 Dividend yield 6.2%
200-day MA $44.47 Market Cap 1.19B

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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Ex-Dividend Date Insight: Universal

Universal (NYSE:UVV) declared a dividend payable on February 1, 2021 to its shareholders as of November 5, 2020. It was also announced that shareholders of Universal's stock as of January 11, 2021 are entitled to the dividend. The stock is expected to become ex-dividend 1 business day(s) before the record date. Universal, which has a current dividend per share of $0.77, has an ex-dividend date scheduled for January 8, 2021. That equates to a dividend yield of 7.62% at current price levels.What Are Ex-Dividend Dates? Ex-dividend dates signal when company shares cease to trade with their current dividend payouts. There is a small intermission period before companies announce new dividends. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before its record date. Investors shoul...

Yahoo | January 7, 2021

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Yahoo | December 30, 2020

Here Are 8 Promising Small-Cap Stocks That Offer Income

Small stocks and high-dividend stocks are back in vogue after being hammered in the wake of the pandemic in March.

Yahoo | December 22, 2020

What Can We Conclude About Universal's (NYSE:UVV) CEO Pay?

George Freeman has been the CEO of Universal Corporation ( NYSE:UVV ) since 2008, and this article will examine the...

Yahoo | December 17, 2020

Income Investors Should Consider These 3 Tobacco Stocks

Tobacco stocks have long been a favorite among income investors. Why? For one, they often pay high dividend yields above 5%. A select few have also maintained long histories of raising their dividends, even during recessions. On top of that, the industry enjoys multiple advantages that make it attractive for investment. The best names in tobacco have the ability to raise prices over time, while demand for tobacco products remains steady during economic downturns. The industry also benefits from high returns on invested capital as well as high barriers to entry. As a result, tobacco stocks are ripe for the picking — particularly for income investors looking for high dividend yields and stable payouts.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips 8 Battery Stocks T...

Yahoo | December 11, 2020

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UVV Price Returns

1-mo 1.62%
3-mo 17.16%
6-mo 18.97%
1-year -0.96%
3-year 14.30%
5-year 18.22%
YTD 1.64%
2020 -8.96%
2019 11.08%
2018 7.79%
2017 -14.79%
2016 18.04%

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