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Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV) COO W Keith Brewer sold 1,893 shares of Universal Corp. stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.31, for a total value of $97,129.83. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 80,532 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,132,097. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV) traded up 0.59% on Monday, hitting $51.12. 82,944 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Universal Corp. has a 52-week low of $48.48 and a 52-week high of $60.10. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $53.10 and its 200-day moving average is $54.51. The company has a market cap of $1.184 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.69.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, November 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.51 per share. This represents a $2.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 9th.

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

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