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Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV) COO W Keith Brewer unloaded 2,500 shares of Universal Corp. stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.12, for a total value of $132,800.00. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 78,032 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,145,060. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Universal Corp. (NYSE:UVV) traded up 0.99% on Tuesday, hitting $53.28. The stock had a trading volume of 191,473 shares. Universal Corp. has a 52-week low of $48.48 and a 52-week high of $60.10. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $52.62 and a 200-day moving average of $54.48. The company has a market cap of $1.234 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.29.

The company also recently declared 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 3.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 9th.

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

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