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Feb 03, 2016, 16:15 ET
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...