Universal Corp

Universal Corp

Consumer GoodsTobacco
  • Price (USD)53.82
  • Today's Change0.23 / 0.43%
  • Shares traded114.78k
  • 1 Year change-13.85%
  • Beta0.7185
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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)2.08bn
  • Net income in USD89.65m
  • Incorporated1992
  • Employees28.00k
  • Location
    Universal Corp9201 Forest Hill AveRICHMOND 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 IncAnnounced20 Nov 201920 Nov 2019Announced4.53%--
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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)
Karelia Tobacco Company Inc. S.A.1.08bn81.15m867.24m549.0010.691.669.980.804526.5726.57353.03171.251.6815.6855.871,797,757.0012.6212.6915.5216.4610.1512.567.537.273.57--0.001740.174.845.9244.3914.630.62282.25
Bentoel Internasional Investama Tbk PT1.49bn-12.37m883.08m4.63k--1.4893.190.5927-4.76-4.76573.61230.201.412.9212.544,396,685,000.00-1.17-11.20-1.74-17.8514.6211.03-0.83-7.620.8291.100.2437--8.2112.30-26.75---12.26--
VST Industries Limited177.85m36.70m892.47m782.0024.329.9221.095.02168.67168.67817.37413.471.072.0463.9916,140,870.0022.1119.1842.2334.1646.3734.1120.6413.271.18--0.0069.13-12.858.4524.718.60-12.966.30
Godfrey Phillips India Limited413.88m51.06m967.17m989.0018.943.1314.242.3469.7069.70564.98422.04------29,699,910.00--7.94--10.7054.0338.5412.345.420.798926.530.152124.01-9.631.0563.618.202.014.56
British American Tobacco (Mlys) Bhd628.87m87.57m1.07bn481.0012.2211.8011.811.701.,440,187.0036.5658.5388.92133.0328.6334.4213.9218.520.493133.150.547899.93-3.20-8.97-4.89-10.67-11.14-11.28
Ceylon Tobacco Company Limited190.46m102.22m1.16bn270.0011.3325.2511.176.0898.8898.88184.2344.361.161.1416.05127,820,500.0062.3061.43221.06290.5993.7390.1753.6744.131.16--0.028583.085.718.7816.5813.2228.1516.04
Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S1.02bn91.82m1.17bn7.65k13.000.87926.991.156.116.1167.7890.260.50331.358.56843,441.004.534.864.945.3647.5347.919.0010.271.4724.790.2509--3.932.54-6.483.05-16.18--
Philip Morris CR, a.s.687.14m178.17m1.21bn1.35k9.745.405.631.761,497.271,497.275,774.502,701.981.116.8616.1311,715,450.0028.7119.2251.9934.9554.0147.0225.9423.801.35--0.044370.3515.431.9810.1111.492.0614.30
Anhui Genuine New Materials Co Ltd82.69m19.96m1.32bn1.03k62.118.67--15.980.56280.56282.324.030.51043.344.92567,300.4012.4715.6016.7923.9543.0750.7624.4329.882.02--0.12318.4796.0029.9316.3926.7623.06--
Universal Corp2.08bn89.65m1.33bn28.00k15.121.0310.050.63893.543.5482.2652.280.92671.556.0074,309.504.255.335.216.2518.9718.564.595.431.5816.630.281364.329.50-2.61-5.48-4.94-3.306.85
Vector Group Ltd1.91bn101.49m1.88bn1.56k18.44--14.700.98570.69090.695812.97-4.261.3514.2254.131,228,351.007.764.5313.495.9631.6932.415.763.600.88192.641.80362.393.4711.61-2.535.935.905.26
Data as of Dec 10 2019. Currency figures normalised to Universal Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

54.38%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Sep 20193.52m14.18%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20192.67m10.77%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 30 Sep 20192.10m8.45%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 30 Sep 20191.04m4.17%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 2019912.05k3.68%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 30 Sep 2019819.82k3.31%
LSV Asset Managementas of 30 Sep 2019769.05k3.10%
Pzena Investment Management LLCas of 30 Sep 2019611.92k2.47%
Invesco Capital Management LLCas of 30 Sep 2019557.44k2.25%
DePrince, Race & Zollo, Inc.as of 30 Sep 2019497.64k2.01%
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