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Oct 10, 2016
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 Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), concerning the cr...
Aug 4, 2016
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 shares of the Company, payable November 7, 2016, to common...
Aug 4, 2016
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. Those results were relatively flat compared with a net lo...
Jul 28, 2016
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. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C. Formacek, Vice Pre...
Jul 11, 2016
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.  In order to further increase supply chain efficiencies in the European...
May 24, 2016
RICHMOND, Va., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --   HIGHLIGHTS Fiscal Year 2016Diluted earnings per share of $3.92 Operating income up $14 million, to $182 millionImproved margins on slightly higher volumesRevenues of $2.1 billion, down 7% on lower green prices Fourth QuarterDiluted earnings per share of $1.72, up 5%Operating income ...
May 24, 2016
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 shares of the Company, payable August 8, 2016, to common sh...
May 9, 2016
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. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C. Formacek, Vice President and Treasurer. ...
Feb 3, 2016
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Nine MonthsOperating income down slightly to $101 millionRevenues of $1.3 billion declined on lower green prices and volumesImproved gross marginsStrong shipments expected in fourth fiscal quarter Third QuarterThird quarter sales volumes at historic norms George C. ...
Feb 3, 2016
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 of the Company, payable May 9, 2016, to common shareh...
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