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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Reports Strong First Quarter Earnings
RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --     HIGHLIGHTS     Diluted earnings per share increased to $1.47 versus $0.64 last year. Revenues up 22% to $616 million on higher volumes from earlier shipments and better product mix. Operating income up 83% to $70 million. George C.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends
Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 4 /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 Conference Call
Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call RICHMOND, Va., July 31, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 4, 2009, following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2010 mid-afternoon on
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Sets Annual Meeting Date
Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Sets Annual Meeting Date Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Sets Annual Meeting Date RICHMOND, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces 17% Increase in Per Share Results
RICHMOND, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --     FISCAL YEAR 2009 HIGHLIGHTS     --  Diluted earnings per share up 17%, to $4.32 per share versus $3.70 per         share last year.     --  Revenues up 19% to $2.6 billion on higher volumes and higher prices.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 21, 2009, following the release of its results for fiscal year
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Toggle Summary Imperial Processing to Phase Out Kenbridge Operations
Imperial Processing to Phase Out Kenbridge Operations Imperial Processing to Phase Out Kenbridge Operations Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) today announced a phased reduction in the operations of Imperial Processing Corporation (IPC) in Kenbridge, Virginia.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Adjustment to Conversion Rate
Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Adjustment to Conversion Rate Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Adjustment to Conversion Rate RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces 14% Increase in Third Quarter Earnings per Share
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --     FISCAL YEAR 2009 THIRD QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS     --  Diluted earnings per share up 14% to $1.78 compared to $1.56 last         year.     --  Revenues up 22% to $699 million on higher volumes from larger crops         and higher green tobacco costs.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on February 5, 2009, following the release of its results for the third quarter of
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