Universal Corp. (New York Stock Exchange:UVV)

About the company

Universal Corp. engages in the processing, procuring, financing, packing, storing, shipping and trading of leaf tobacco. It operates its business through the following business segments: North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental and Special Services. The North America, South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia segments are involved in flue-cured and burley leaf tobacco operations. The Dark Air-Cured segment includes supplying of dark air-cured tobacco to manufacturers of cigars, pipe tobacco, and smokeless tobacco products. The Oriental segment supplies oriental tobacco to cigarette manufacturers. The Special Services segment provides laboratory services, including physical and chemical product testing and smoke testing. The company was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.


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George C. Freeman


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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Philip Morris International, Inc. PM 109706.22 30207.00 -8.48 14.35 25.29
Altria Group, Inc. MO 73481.00 20453.00 11.19 -83.83 -4.21
Vector Group Ltd. VGR 1459.71 1937.00 -2.13 19.10 4.03
Universal Corp. UVV 1036.25 1910.00 0.81 14.49 3.75
Turning Point Brands, Inc. TPB 499.20 361.00 4.63 48.00 2.91
Standard Diversified, Inc. SDI 229.16 391.00 5.37 -21.40 -2.66
Pyxus International, Inc. PYX 26.19 1614.00 0.31 -0.24 -6.83

Latest insider transactions

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Universal Corporation: Keen Valuation Will Attract Value Investors

7d ago, source: Seeking Alpha

Tobacco firm has just come off the back of its fiscal 2020 numbers. Although sales and earnings are well down over 2019, the ...

Hedge Funds Are Falling Out Of Love With Universal Corp (UVV)

8d ago, source: YAHOO!

At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will ...

Universal Display Corporation Holds Virtual 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

8d ago, source: Business Wire

EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting ...

Were Hedge Funds Right About Buying Universal Electronics Inc (UEIC)?

1d ago, source: YAHOO!

We know that hedge funds generate strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long run, which is why imitating the picks that they ...

B. Riley Reaffirms Buy Rating for Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI)

9h ago, source: modernreaders.com

B. Riley reiterated their buy rating on shares of Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI) in a report released on Wednesday ...

Universal Production Music launches Alexa voice skill for its clients to search catalog of over 500,000 tracks

3d ago, source: Spotify

Universal Production Music has launched an Alexa Voice Skill to provide its clients with a way to search for and discover ...

Universal's (UTI) Q3 Starts to Rise 3-6%, Reopens Campuses

2d ago, source: YAHOO!

Universal Technical Institute's (UTI) enhanced digital media marketing strategy is likely to boost student demand in the near future.

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