Universal Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 04, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 13, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased UVV stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
2.04% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $55.89, the dividend yield is 3.58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UVV was $55.89,
representing a -5.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.91 and
a 28.28% increase over the 52 week low of $43.57.
UVV is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Philip Morris International Inc (
) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. (
). UVV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.65. Zacks Investment Research reports UVV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.78%, compared to an
industry average of 6.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UVV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UVV as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLBT with an decrease of
0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of UVV at 1.42%.