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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va. , July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 4, 2016 , following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Change in Hungarian Operations
RICHMOND, Va. , July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV) today announced that its subsidiary, Universal Leaf Tobacco Hungary Pte. Ltd. , will discontinue the processing of leaf tobaccos in its factory in Nyíregyháza, Hungary effective immediately.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results and Increased Fourth Quarter Earnings
RICHMOND, Va. , May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --   HIGHLIGHTS Fiscal Year 2016 Diluted earnings per share of $3.92 Operating income up $14 million , to $182 million Improved margins on slightly higher volumes Revenues of $2.1 billion , down 7% on lower green prices Fourth Quarter Diluted earnings per
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Sets Annual Meeting Date
RICHMOND, Va. , May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman , III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-three cents ( $0.53 ) per share on the common
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va. , May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 24, 2016 , following the release of its results for fiscal year 2016 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Reports Nine-Month Results
RICHMOND, Va. , Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Nine Months Operating income down slightly to $101 million Revenues of $1.3 billion declined on lower green prices and volumes Improved gross margins Strong shipments expected in fourth fiscal quarter Third Quarter Third quarter sales volumes
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends
RICHMOND, Va. , Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-three cents ( $0.53 ) per share on the common shares
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va. , Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV) will webcast its conference call on February 3, 2016 , following the release of its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Reports Improved Six-Month Results
RICHMOND, Va. , Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --   HIGHLIGHTS Six Months Operating income up $18 million , to $32 million Revenues were flat, at $732 million Dividend increase announced for the 45 th consecutive year Second Quarter Operating income up $15 million , to $37 million Net income up 50%, to
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces 45th Annual Dividend Increase and Share Repurchase Program
RICHMOND, Va. , Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman, III , Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-three cents ( $0.53 ) per share on the common
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