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May 24, 2016, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results and Increased Fourth Quarter Earnings

  HIGHLIGHTS Fiscal Year 2016 Diluted earnings per share of $3.92 Operating income up $14 million, to $182 million Improved margins on...


May 24, 2016, 12:38 ET Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Sets Annual Meeting Date

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company's...


May 09, 2016, 14:35 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

 Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 24, 2016, following the release of its results for fiscal year 2016...


Feb 03, 2016, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation Reports Nine-Month Results

HIGHLIGHTS Nine Months Operating income down slightly to $101 million Revenues of $1.3 billion declined on lower green prices and...


Feb 03, 2016, 13:16 ET Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends

 George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the...


Jan 26, 2016, 11:13 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on February 3, 2016, following the release of its results for the third quarter...


Nov 05, 2015, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation Reports Improved Six-Month Results

  HIGHLIGHTS Six Months Operating income up $18 million, to $32 million Revenues were flat, at $732 million Dividend increase announced for...


Nov 05, 2015, 13:48 ET Universal Corporation Announces 45th Annual Dividend Increase and Share Repurchase Program

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company's...


Oct 26, 2015, 16:57 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on November 5, 2015, following the release of its results for the second quarter...


Oct 06, 2015, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Process Polish Tobaccos

 George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) ("Universal"), announced today...


Aug 06, 2015, 16:02 ET Universal Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

HIGHLIGHTS - Revenues up 1%, to $275.4 million on higher volumes - Segment operating loss of $3.5 million improved by $4.1 million...


Aug 04, 2015, 16:34 ET Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced today that the Company's...


Jul 27, 2015, 14:25 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 6, 2015, following the release of its results for the first quarter of...


May 19, 2015, 16:02 ET Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results and Improved Fourth Quarter Earnings

HIGHLIGHTS Fiscal Year 2015 Diluted earnings per share of $4.06 Segment operating income of $167 million, down $8 million Improved margins on...


May 19, 2015, 13:10 ET Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Sets Annual Meeting Date

 George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced today that the...


May 12, 2015, 13:47 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 19, 2015, following the release of its results for fiscal year 2015 after...


May 06, 2015, 09:20 ET Universal Alloy Corporation Issues Statement in Response to Baseless Lawsuit

Universal Alloy Corporation (UAC) today issued the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed in a Georgia federal court by Alcoa,...


Mar 25, 2015, 08:39 ET Universal Corporation Names Hentschke To Succeed Brewer As Chief Operating Officer

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) ("Universal" or the "Company"),...


Mar 02, 2015, 09:00 ET Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply Mexican Tobaccos

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) ("Universal"), announced today that...


Feb 03, 2015, 16:02 ET Universal Corporation Reports Improved Third Quarter Results

HIGHLIGHTS Third Quarter Diluted earnings per share of $1.87, up 38% Segment operating income of $94 million, up 25% Revenues down 1% to $758...


Feb 03, 2015, 12:07 ET Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends

 George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the...


Jan 19, 2015, 17:00 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on February 3, 2015, following the release of its results for the third quarter...


Jan 06, 2015, 17:49 ET Universal Corporation Completes New Credit Facility Agreement

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 31, 2014, that the Company has...


Nov 06, 2014, 16:01 ET Universal Corporation Reports Six-Month Results

HIGHLIGHTS Six Months Diluted earnings per share of $0.35. Revenues down 32%, to $736 million due to later market timing. Dividend increase...


Nov 06, 2014, 12:56 ET Universal Corporation Announces 44th Annual Increase in Dividends

 George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced today that the...