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 stock was sold at an average price of $66.61, for a total transaction of $421,974.35. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Universal Corporation (UVV) traded up 0.75% on Monday, hitting $66.85. 179,196 shares of the stock traded hands. Universal Corporation has a 12-month low of $52.40 and a 12-month high of $83.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 75.97 and a beta of 1.40. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $69.03 and its 200-day moving average price is $68.35.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 7th. Investors of record on Monday, July 10th will be given a $0.54 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 6th. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.23%. Universal Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 276.93%.

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Separately, TheStreet downgraded shares of Universal Corporation from an “a” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd.

Universal Corporation Company Profile

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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