Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) is expected to pay $0.53 on Nov 7, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $2.12. Shareholders owning the stock before Oct 6, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Universal Corporation’s current price of $57.51, the dividend is 0.92%. This dividend’s record date is Oct 11, 2016 and the announcement date is Aug 5, 2016. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.19 during the last trading session, hitting $57.51. Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) has risen 5.27% since March 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.99% the S&P500.
Universal Corporation is a leaf tobacco supplier. The company has a market cap of $1.30 billion. The Firm is engaged in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. It has a 17.64 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental and Special Services.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.68, from 1.47 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 21 funds sold all Universal Corp shares owned while 64 reduced positions. 11 funds bought stakes while 56 increased positions. They now own 21.37 million shares or 17.60% less from 25.94 million shares in 2016Q1.
Blackrock Incorporated has 2,414 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Pine River Capital Management Limited Partnership accumulated 18,154 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Fiera Capital has 0.01% invested in the company for 41,900 shares. The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0% in Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV). Hightower Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV). One Natl Association has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV). The Michigan-based Comerica State Bank has invested 0.01% in Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Principal Financial Grp Inc, a Iowa-based fund reported 165,137 shares. Schroder Inv Gru, a Maine-based fund reported 91,553 shares. Hutchin Hill Cap L P reported 24,400 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. The California-based Gemmer Asset Mgmt Llc has invested 0% in Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV). Swiss Commercial Bank holds 0% or 34,800 shares in its portfolio. Us Bank De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV). Gargoyle Advisor Lc has 8,408 shares for 0.18% of their US portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since June 3, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $2.66 million net activity. 12,200 Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) shares with value of $737,774 were sold by CROCKER CHESTER A. FOSTER CHARLES H JR also sold $396,427 worth of Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) on Friday, June 3. The insider Broome Theodore G sold $304,245. $90,975 worth of Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) was sold by Wigner Preston Douglas. Shares for $77,637 were sold by ADAMS JOHN B JR. Moore David C sold $236,310 worth of stock or 3,884 shares.
More important recent Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “BRIEF-Universal Corp reports Q1 loss per share $0.40” on August 04, 2016, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Universal Corporation Reports First Quarter Results”, Nasdaq.com published: “Universal Enters Oversold Territory” on September 13, 2016. More interesting news about Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Universal Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average – Notable for UVV” with publication date: September 13, 2016.
UVV Company Profile
Universal Corporation, incorporated on June 8, 1992, is a leaf tobacco supplier. The Firm is engaged in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The Company’s divisions include North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental and Special Services. North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia are involved in flue-cured and/or burley leaf tobacco activities for supply to cigarette manufacturers. The Dark Air-Cured group supplies dark air-cured tobacco to manufacturers of cigars, pipe tobacco and smokeless tobacco products. The Oriental business supplies oriental tobacco to cigarette manufacturers. Special Services segment includes the Company’s laboratory services business, which provides physical and chemical product testing and smoke testing for customers, as well as its liquid nicotine joint venture and its food and vegetable ingredients business.
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