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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Completes Acquisition of Silva International
RICHMOND, Va. , Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Silva International ("Silva"), a privately-held, natural, specialty dehydrated vegetable, fruit and herb processing company. 
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation to Acquire Silva International, a Market-Leading Provider of Natural, Specialty Dehydrated Vegetable, Fruit and Herb Ingredients
Acquisition Expands and Enhances Plant-Based Ingredients Platform RICHMOND, Va. , Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Silva International ("Silva"), a privately-held, natural, specialty dehydrated
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Obtains U.S. Customs Modification for Malawi Tobacco
RICHMOND, Va. , Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) announced today that it has successfully obtained a modification from U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") of an existing Withhold Release Order ("WRO") on all imports of tobacco from Malawi into the United
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Reports First Quarter Results
RICHMOND, Va. , Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman , III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), reported net income of $7.3 million , or $0.29 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, which ended on June 30, 2020 .
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
RICHMOND, Va. , Aug. 5, 2020 /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 seventy-seven cents ( $0.77 ) per share on the common
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va. , July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 5, 2020 , following the release of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results
RICHMOND, Va. , May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman , III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), reported net income for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 , of $71.7 million , or $2.86 per diluted share, compared with $104.1 million , or
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces 50th Annual Dividend Increase and Sets Annual Meeting Date
RICHMOND, Va. , May 27, 2020 /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 seventy-seven cents ( $0.77 ) per share on the common
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va. , May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 27, 2020 , following the release of its results for fiscal year 2020 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m.
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Toggle Summary Universal Corporation Appoints J. Patrick O'Keefe as Senior Vice President of Universal Global Ventures, Inc.
RICHMOND, Va. , March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) today announced that it has appointed J. Patrick O'Keefe as Senior Vice President of Universal Global Ventures, Inc. , effective April 1, 2020 .  Universal Global Ventures, Inc.
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