UVV:NYE-Universal Corporation

EQUITY | Tobacco Products | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 51.48

Change

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Market Cap

USD 1.29B

Volume

0.30M

Average Target Price

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Average Analyst Rating

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STA Verdict

Verdict

About

Universal Corp is a leaf tobacco supplier. It is engaged in procuring and processing flue-cured and burley leaf tobacco for manufacturers of consumer tobacco products.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-04-20 )

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PYX Pyxus International Inc.

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ETFs Containing UVV

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
PSCC Invesco S&P SmallCap Cons.. 4.39 % 0.29 %

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USD 0.06B
XXM.D:CA First Asset Morningstar U.. 2.34 % 1.54 %

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CAD 7.39M
XXM.A:CA First Asset Morningstar U.. 2.34 % 1.51 %

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CAD 2.61M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Tobacco Products)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -4.93% 14% F 7% F
Dividend Return 2.77% 83% B 90% A-
Total Return -2.16% 14% F 8% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 9.53% 83% B 81% B-
Dividend Return 6.38% 83% B 82% B-
Total Return 15.91% 83% B 85% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -3.18% 50% F 41% F
Dividend Return 21.59% 25% F 67% D+
Total Return 18.41% 50% F 44% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.77% 83% B 76% C
Dividend Return 11.90% 83% B 80% B-
Total Return 4.13% 50% F 69% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.17% 67% D+ 40% F
Risk Adjusted Return 65.50% 83% B 69% D+
Market Capitalization 1.24B 43% F 61% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Tobacco Products)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.53 83% B 52% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.96 50% F 69% D+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.47 33% F 15% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio -367.71 100% A+ 99% A+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.73% 67% D+ 51% F
Return on Invested Capital 10.60% 33% F 60% D-
Return on Assets 4.67% 50% F 68% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 35.00% 67% D+ 74% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Negative free cash flow

The company had negative total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.