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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation to Webcast Presentation
Universal Corporation to Webcast Presentation Universal Corporation to Webcast Presentation RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will host a live audio webcast of the Company's New York presentation to investors at www.universalcorp.com on Wednesday,
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces 12% Increase in Earnings per Share
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), reported a 12% increase in earnings per diluted share to $1.38 for the Company's second fiscal quarter, which ended on September 30, 2008.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces 38th Annual Increase in Dividends
Universal Corporation Announces 38th Annual Increase in Dividends Universal Corporation Announces 38th Annual Increase in Dividends RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV),
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on November 6, 2008, following the release of its results for the second quarter of
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends
Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced today that the Company's
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Improved First Quarter Earnings
    RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- George C. Freeman, III, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced that net income for the first quarter of fiscal year 2009, which ended on June 30, 2008, was $21.1 million, or $0.64 per diluted share.
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Toggle Summary Freeman and Brewer Named to Universal's Top Spots
Freeman and Brewer Named to Universal's Top Spots Freeman and Brewer Named to Universal's Top Spots RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV)'s Board of Directors has elected George C. Freeman, III, currently President and Chief Executive Officer, to succeed
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 5, 2008, following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announcement
Universal Corporation Announcement Universal Corporation Announcement RICHMOND, Va., May 27, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- George C. Freeman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), said today, "Despite lower fourth quarter results due to
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Annual Results
RICHMOND, Va., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- George C. Freeman, III, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced strong results for the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2008, despite a decline in fourth quarter results that was due in large part to
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