Universal (UVV) Shares Cross Below Book Value

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In trading on Friday, shares of Universal Corp. (Symbol: UVV) crossed below their last reported book value - defined as common shareholder equity per share - of $50.19, changing hands as low as $50.00 per share. Universal Corp. shares are currently trading off about 2.1% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of UVV shares, versus its 50 and 200 day moving averages: Universal Corp. Moving Averages Chart

Looking at the chart above, UVV's low point in its 52 week range is $48.13 per share, with $60.10 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $50.25.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, UVV makes up 2.03% of the PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF (Symbol: PEY) which is trading lower by about 0.4% on the day Friday.

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Referenced Stocks: UVV , PEY

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