Universal Corporation (UVV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 04, 2013

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Universal Corporation ( UVV ) 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 ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UVV Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to UVV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UVV as a top-10 holding:

  • N/A (SLBT).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BTI , PM , UVV

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