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Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV) Director Thomas H. Johnson sold 1,770 shares of Universal Corp. stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.32, for a total transaction of $94,376.40. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 15,773 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $841,016. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV) traded down 1.57% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $52.71. The stock had a trading volume of 101,785 shares. Universal Corp. has a 52 week low of $48.13 and a 52 week high of $63.59. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $54.01 and a 200-day moving average of $53.81. The company has a market cap of $1.224 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.20.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, August 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.51 per share. This represents a $2.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 10th.

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) is a global leaf tobacco supplier.

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