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Aug 04, 2016, 16:15 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...


Aug 04, 2016, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), reported a net loss of $5.5 million,...


Jul 28, 2016, 15:22 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

 Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on August 4, 2016, following the release of its results for the first...


Jul 11, 2016, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation Announces Change in Hungarian Operations

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) today announced that its subsidiary, Universal Leaf Tobacco Hungary Pte. Ltd., will discontinue the processing of...


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...


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, 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...


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...


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...


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...


Aug 07, 2014, 16:01 ET Universal Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

HIGHLIGHTS Revenues down 37%, to $271.5 million due to later timing of customer shipments Fiscal year volumes expected to be comparable to prior...


Aug 05, 2014, 15:37 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...


Apr 16, 2014, 16:43 ET Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. Announces a New Business to Produce Innovative Food Ingredients

 Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. ("ULNA") today announced the launch of Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), a new...


Apr 16, 2014, 16:04 ET Universal Corporation Announces New Business to Produce Innovative Food Ingredients

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), the leading global leaf tobacco supplier, announced today that it has entered the fruit and vegetable food...


Feb 07, 2014, 10:53 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...


Feb 06, 2014, 16:01 ET Universal Corporation Reports Improved Third Quarter Earnings

HIGHLIGHTS Third Quarter Diluted earnings per share of $1.36, up 9% Segment operating income of $75 million, up 18% Revenues up 13% to $768...