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Universal Corporation (UVV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 10, 2013

Universal Corporation ( UVV ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 10, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share scheduled for February 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UVV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.04% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of UVV was $51.29, representing a -3.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.93 and a 17.72% increase over the 52 week low of $43.57.

UVV is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and British American Tobacco Industries, p.l.c. ( BTI ). UVV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.46. Zacks Investment Research reports UVV's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.5%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.

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:

  • Russell 2000 Low Beta ETF (SLBT).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLBT with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UVV at 1.42%.

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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