Universal (NYSE:UVV) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 22nd.
Shares of UVV opened at $52.06 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.31 billion, a PE ratio of 11.46 and a beta of 0.81. Universal has a fifty-two week low of $46.40 and a fifty-two week high of $76.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 2.07 and a current ratio of 4.70.
In related news, insider James A. Huffman sold 2,277 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.52, for a total transaction of $135,527.04. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, VP Robert Peebles sold 7,274 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.56, for a total transaction of $433,239.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.50% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Universal Corporation engages in the supply of leaf tobacco products worldwide. The company operates through North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental, and Special Services segments. It is involved in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing, and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products.
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