Universal Corporation (
) 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 (
) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. (
). 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%.
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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:
- SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility (
- N/A (SLBT)
- First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
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%.