Universal Corporation (UVV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 05, 2018

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Universal Corporation ( UVV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 05, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 05, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UVV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 38.89% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $65.51, the dividend yield is 4.58%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UVV was $65.51, representing a -8.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.60 and a 42.57% increase over the 52 week low of $45.95.

UVV is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and Altria Group ( MO ). UVV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.52.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UVV Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Invesco High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers ETF ( PEY )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VDC with an increase of 7.89% over the last 100 days. PEY has the highest percent weighting of UVV at 2.29%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: UVV , PM , MO , PEY , VDC

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