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February 6, 2018 at 12:20 PM EST

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 6, 2018 /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-five cents ($0.55) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable May 7, 2018, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on April 9, 2018.

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Universal Corporation is the leading global leaf tobacco supplier and conducts business in more than 30 countries.  Its revenues for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, were $2.1 billion. For more information on Universal Corporation, visit its website at       

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