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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 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 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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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 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 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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