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Universal Corporation (UVV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2015

Universal Corporation ( UVV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 11, 2015. Shareholders who purchased UVV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.96% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $47.3, the dividend yield is 4.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UVV was $47.3, representing a -17.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.35 and a 23.5% increase over the 52 week low of $38.30.

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 $3.16.

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:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio ( PSCC )
  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF ( RZV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RZV with an increase of 2.84% over the last 100 days. PSCC has the highest percent weighting of UVV at 5.61%.

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


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

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