Universal Corporation (UVV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 03, 2013

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Universal Corporation ( UVV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UVV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that UVV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $58.31, the dividend yield is 3.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UVV was $58.31, representing a -5.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.69 and a 32.82% increase over the 52 week low of $43.90.

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 $4.66. Zacks Investment Research reports UVV's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -.42%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.

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:

  • SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV )
  • N/A (SLBT)
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNK with an increase of 7.99% over the last 100 days. SMLV has the highest percent weighting of UVV at 2.01%.



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 , FNK , PM , SMLV , UVV

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