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Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

November 12, 2019 GMT
Universal Corporation logo (PRNewsFoto/Universal Corporation)
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RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of seventy-six cents ($0.76) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable February 3, 2020, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on January 13, 2020.

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, sources, processes, and supplies agri-products. Tobacco has been our principal focus since our founding in 1918, and we are the leading global leaf tobacco supplier. We conduct business in more than 30 countries on five continents. Our revenues for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, were $2.2 billion. For more information on Universal Corporation, visit our website at www.universalcorp.com.

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