Universal Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 10, 2013 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.5 per share scheduled for February 11, 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of UVV was $51.29,
representing a -3.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.93 and a
17.72% 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 Industries, p.l.c. (
). UVV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.46. Zacks Investment Research reports UVV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.5%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
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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:
- Russell 2000 Low Beta ETF (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%.