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Feb 07, 2017, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation Reports Improved Nine Month and Third Quarter Results

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), reported that net income for the...


Feb 07, 2017, 12:16 ET Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

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


Jan 30, 2017, 12:06 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) will webcast its conference call on February 7, 2017, following the release of its results for the third quarter...


Jan 12, 2017, 16:30 ET Universal Corporation Announces Update of Conversion Rate for the Mandatory Conversion of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) ("Universal") today announced that it has updated the conversion rate to 22.4306 from 22.3920 on the mandatory...


Jan 12, 2017, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation CFO to Take Temporary Medical Leave of Absence

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), (the "Company"), announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Moore will be...


Jan 09, 2017, 08:30 ET Universal Corporation Announces Mandatory Conversion of Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) ("Universal") today announced that all outstanding shares of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred...


Nov 08, 2016, 16:15 ET Universal Corporation Reports Improved Six-Month Results

George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), reported that net income for the...


Nov 08, 2016, 12:07 ET Universal Corporation Announces 46th Annual Increase in Dividends

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


Oct 28, 2016, 11:28 ET Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) will webcast its conference call on November 8, 2016, following the release of its results for the second quarter...


Oct 10, 2016, 13:19 ET Universal Corporation Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit involving its Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients (CIFI) and Universal Leaf North America Subsidiaries

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), (Universal), announced today the September 29, 2016 dismissal of a lawsuit filed in March 2016 by Mr. William...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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"),...