Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) CFO David C. Moore sold 6,335 shares of Universal Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.61, for a total value of $421,974.35. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Shares of Universal Corporation (NYSE UVV) traded up 0.23% on Wednesday, hitting $66.20. The company had a trading volume of 2,721 shares. Universal Corporation has a 52 week low of $52.40 and a 52 week high of $83.35. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $68.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $68.71. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.67 billion, a PE ratio of 75.23 and a beta of 1.40.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 7th. Investors of record on Monday, July 10th will be paid a $0.54 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 6th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.27%. Universal Corporation’s payout ratio is currently 276.93%.
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Separately, TheStreet cut Universal Corporation from an “a” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd.
About Universal Corporation
Universal Corporation is a leaf tobacco supplier. The Company is engaged in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The Company’s segments include North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental and Special Services.
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