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Universal Corporation Names Hentschke To Succeed Brewer As Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Hentschke has more than 24 years of experience in leaf operations with Universal, and has served since 2013 as Executive Vice President of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Incorporated. In this role, he supports Universal's global tobacco operations.
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2015 17:10
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[Mexico] Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply Mexican Tobaccos

Previously, the purchase and processing of these tobaccos was handled directly by a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc. Starting with the upcoming 2015 crop, PMIMSA will purchase processed grades of tobacco from TPN. The new arrangement is expe
PR Newswire
added Mar 2, 2015 23:42
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Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends

declared a quarterly dividend of fifty- two cents ($0.52) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable May 11, 2015, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on April 14, 2015.
PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:07
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Universal Corporation Reports Improved Third Quarter Results

Diluted earnings per share of $1.87, up 38% Segment operating income of $94 million, up 25% Revenues down 1% to $758 million
PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:06
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Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

"We want to continue to recruit the best talented leaders and world class directors for our organization. Each of our members has a specific expertise they bring to KURE from finance, real estate, to international business. We are excited to have these r
PR Newswire
added Jan 20, 2015 12:55
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[USA] Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply U.S. Tobaccos

will increase its direct purchases of flue-cured and burley tobaccos, expanding its support of United States tobacco growers, as part of a new leaf supply agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. ("PMI"). PMI's decision to adopt a new leaf buying m
PR Newswire
added Nov 8, 2014 14:39
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Universal Corporation Announces 44th Annual Increase in Dividends

Mr. Freeman noted, "This is our 44th consecutive annual dividend increase. We are pleased to continue our strong record of providing value to our shareholders through the return of our earnings and cash flow while carefully managing our balance sheet."
PR Newswire
added Nov 8, 2014 14:36
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Universal Corporation Reports Six-Month Results

Mr. Freeman stated, "Our results continue to be impacted by an oversupply in tobacco leaf markets and the effects of softer demand from our customers. As is typical under these conditions, markets have developed slowly in some origins, with a later start
PR Newswire
added Nov 8, 2014 14:36
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Overseas Marlboro maker Philip Morris to buy US tobacco from 3rd party, not farmers

The move will also require the leaf suppliers to adhere to Philip Morris International's policies that prohibit workers under 18 from some of the most hazardous tasks, including harvesting tobacco. The company does allow children to work with seedlings o
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 6, 2014 17:35
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Philip Morris International: New US tobacco deal

Philip Morris International Inc. announced Wednesday that it is partnering with two U.S. tobacco leaf suppliers to buy its tobacco rather than working directly with farmers.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 6, 2014 10:38
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