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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va. , Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV) will webcast its conference call on February 7, 2017 , following the release of its results for the third 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 Update of Conversion Rate for the Mandatory Conversion of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock
RICHMOND, Va. , Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV) ("Universal") today announced that it has updated the conversion rate to 22.4306 from 22.3920 on the mandatory conversion of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock ("Series B Preferred Stock").  As
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation CFO to Take Temporary Medical Leave of Absence
RICHMOND, Va. , Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV), (the "Company"), announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Moore will be on a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately.  During the leave of absence, other
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Mandatory Conversion of Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock
RICHMOND, Va. , Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Universal Corporation ( NYSE : UVV) ("Universal") today announced that all outstanding shares of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock ("Series B Preferred Stock") will mandatorily convert on January 13, 2017 (the "Mandatory
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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 .
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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
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