PRESS RELEASES

Date Title and Summary View
Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Reports Improved Six-Month Results
RICHMOND, Va. , Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman , III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV), reported that net income for the first half of fiscal year 2017, which ended on September 30, 2016 , was $19.8 million , or $0.54 per
View HTML
Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces 46th Annual Increase in Dividends
RICHMOND, Va. , Nov. 8, 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-four cents ( $0.54 ) per share on the common shares
View HTML
Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va. , Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on November 8, 2016 , following the release of its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m.
View HTML
Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit involving its Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients (CIFI) and Universal Leaf North America Subsidiaries
RICHMOND, Va. , Oct. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV), (Universal), announced today the September 29, 2016 dismissal of a lawsuit filed in March 2016 by Mr. William Frank Lee and his company, Central Marketing, Inc. , against Universal and its subsidiary, Carolina
View HTML
Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends
RICHMOND, Va. , Aug. 4, 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
View HTML
Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Reports First Quarter Results
RICHMOND, Va. , Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman , III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV), reported a net loss of $5.5 million , or $0.40 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017, which ended on June 30, 2016 .
View HTML
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.
View HTML
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.
View HTML
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
View HTML
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
View HTML