Universal Corp

Universal Corp

Consumer GoodsTobacco
  • Price (USD)41.21
  • Today's Change0.90 / 2.23%
  • Shares traded190.09k
  • 1 Year change-31.68%
  • Beta0.6578
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About the company

Universal Corporation is a leaf tobacco supplier. The Company is engaged in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The Company's segments include North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Dark Air-Cured, Oriental and Special Services. North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia are involved in flue-cured and/or burley leaf tobacco operations for supply to cigarette manufacturers. The Dark Air-Cured group supplies dark air-cured tobacco to manufacturers of cigars, pipe tobacco and smokeless tobacco products. The Oriental business supplies oriental tobacco to cigarette manufacturers. Special Services segment includes the Company's laboratory services business, which provides physical and chemical product testing and smoke testing for customers, as well as its liquid nicotine joint venture and its food and vegetable ingredients business.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)1.91bn
  • Net income in USD71.68m
  • Incorporated1992
  • Employees24.00k
  • Location
    Universal CorpStony Point Ii BuildingRICHMOND 23235-6865United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (804) 359-9311
  • Fax+1 (804) 254-3594
  • Websitehttp://www.universalcorp.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
UVV:NYQ since
Fruitsmart IncDeal completed20 Nov 201920 Nov 2019Deal completed-19.97%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Turning Point Brands Inc361.05m10.49m509.46m466.0051.544.8734.051.410.50780.507818.065.380.90622.7983.45774,785.402.635.703.106.6138.1443.442.916.172.112.420.72678.838.8112.56-30.75--29.66--
Bentoel Internasional Investama Tbk PT1.39bn6.28m595.13m3.59k94.801.0321.060.42812.492.49551.25229.521.273.199.635,295,850,000.000.573-6.900.9187-10.5915.2411.790.4516-4.811.081.460.3094---4.967.53108.32---26.04--
Godfrey Phillips India Limited408.01m51.18m667.46m989.0013.042.299.301.6474.0274.02590.04420.64----------8.92--11.8352.6538.1812.536.440.499314.440.138627.1417.453.4747.8515.992.2524.57
VST Industries Limited182.25m40.44m672.59m807.0016.636.4314.623.69196.93196.93887.47509.711.052.5292.3416,981,660.0023.3720.2540.8334.6546.7634.5222.1914.421.47--0.0063.8215.7310.3934.0514.85-1.618.03
British American Tobacco (Mlys) Bhd555.20m72.16m708.05m452.009.818.589.381.,240,580.0029.2451.5179.79118.1827.8633.1713.0017.720.554425.670.6281100.29-11.14-12.16-26.22-17.45-21.80-17.51
Karelia Tobacco Company Inc. S.A.1.17bn76.17m810.88m580.0010.651.409.710.692924.4224.42375.24185.881.7214.5233.291,785,681.0011.1811.8013.4015.1410.4512.066.516.864.49--0.001939.817.767.28-14.731.0736.360.2141
Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC191.20m92.16m957.43m270.0010.3920.7610.215.0191.4491.44189.7045.771.270.87998.55131,610,000.0061.1562.47174.05312.9593.8791.2848.2045.761.14--0.022287.757.8710.321.5014.9023.3318.46
Universal Corp1.91bn71.68m1.01bn24.00k14.420.80738.670.52822.862.8676.0751.050.8981.775.3979,582.463.674.994.285.8019.2518.804.
Philip Morris CR, a.s.724.18m170.32m1.09bn1.37k9.153.905.171.501,464.481,464.486,226.593,436.311.065.999.4212,503,290.0024.8621.7840.3737.4050.9550.8323.5325.391.64--0.035670.7021.374.004.8212.27-7.8412.13
Vector Group Ltd1.94bn76.76m1.39bn1.42k17.33--12.980.71670.52350.523513.20-4.861.3312.7951.051,366,202.005.665.157.866.8331.5432.484.
Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S1.09bn102.49m1.46bn11.00k14.391.128.861.346.686.6870.7285.720.49211.258.23991,650.604.625.025.075.5047.9247.949.3910.361.1917.440.346391.402.272.3212.353.17-10.77--
Data as of Jul 11 2020. Currency figures normalised to Universal Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

55.49%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Mar 20203.52m14.39%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Mar 20202.70m11.05%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 31 Mar 20202.09m8.57%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 20201.16m4.77%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 31 Mar 2020815.72k3.34%
LSV Asset Managementas of 31 Mar 2020783.75k3.21%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 31 Mar 2020711.61k2.91%
Boston Partners Global Investors, Inc.as of 31 Mar 2020622.67k2.55%
Pzena Investment Management LLCas of 31 Mar 2020589.19k2.41%
Invesco Capital Management LLCas of 31 Mar 2020558.92k2.29%
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