Universal Corporation (UVV): Price and Financial Metrics

Universal Corporation (UVV): $52.16

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  • Momentum is the dimension where UVV ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.05% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for UVV is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • UVV's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 37.85% of US stocks).

UVV Stock Summary

  • Universal Corp's stock had its IPO on January 5, 1988, making it an older stock than 89.21% of US equities in our set.
  • UVV's price/sales ratio is 0.64; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 12.44% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 34.11%, Universal Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 81.55% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Universal Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be SMTS, SXT, FDP, GCP, and PRIM.
  • 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

  • UVV's EV/EBIT ratio is 12; this is 34.6% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, UVV's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 4.5.
  • UVV's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 4.5 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 2020-03-24 0.5 0.8 11.8 9.4
UVV 2016-06-22 0.6 0.9 13.2 7.6
UVV 2013-03-27 0.5 1.1 11.2 6.7
UVV 2007-03-22 0.5 1.6 -142.7 16.0
UVV 2006-01-23 0.3 1.4 11.8 10.9
UVV 2004-11-22 0.4 1.6 12.7 11.3

UVV Growth Metrics

  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 3.84%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 55.76%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -19.07%.
UVV's revenue has moved up $33,749,000 over the prior 15 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
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
2020-06-30 1,928.875 127.683 76.882
2020-03-31 1,909.979 10.897 71.68
2019-12-31 1,949.608 88.937 87.476

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UVV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $52.16 52-week high $60.95
Prev. close $52.15 52-week low $38.82
Day low $51.73 Volume 94,200
Day high $52.87 Avg. volume 132,526
50-day MA $55.57 Dividend yield 5.98%
200-day MA $52.27 Market Cap 1.28B

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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Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 4, 2021, following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2022 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.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

Are Universal Corporation's (NYSE:UVV) Mixed Financials Driving The Negative Sentiment?

Universal (NYSE:UVV) has had a rough three months with its share price down 10%. It seems that the market might have...

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

UK ministers call for music streaming reform as artists 'lose out'

Ministers are urging for a 'complete reset' of the market to stop poor returns, or artists being frozen out of payments altogether.

Yahoo | July 15, 2021

Top Tobacco Stocks for Q3 2021

The tobacco industry includes companies that grow, produce, and sell tobacco and related products such as cigarettes and e-cigarettes. The biggest tobacco companies include Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) and Altria Group Inc. (MO), both of which sell products with dominant brand names. Tobacco stocks as a group have significantly lagged the broader market.

Yahoo | June 15, 2021

Universal (NYSE:UVV) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.78

Universal Corporation ( NYSE:UVV ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 2nd of August to...

Yahoo | June 4, 2021

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UVV Price Returns

1-mo -7.14%
3-mo -5.92%
6-mo 16.84%
1-year 31.00%
3-year -10.34%
5-year 12.69%
YTD 11.83%
2020 -8.96%
2019 11.08%
2018 7.79%
2017 -14.79%
2016 18.04%

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