Arizona State Retirement System Has $367,000 Stake in Universal Co. (NYSE:UVV)

Arizona State Retirement System grew its holdings in Universal Co. (NYSE:UVVGet Rating) by 4.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 6,942 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 268 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System’s holdings in Universal were worth $367,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Universal by 2.3% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,804,983 shares of the company’s stock valued at $83,103,000 after purchasing an additional 39,920 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its holdings in Universal by 16.5% in the third quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 28,614 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,317,000 after buying an additional 4,060 shares during the last quarter. ExodusPoint Capital Management LP bought a new stake in Universal during the third quarter worth approximately $218,000. Parallel Advisors LLC boosted its position in Universal by 155.2% during the fourth quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 832 shares of the company’s stock worth $44,000 after purchasing an additional 506 shares during the period. Finally, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Universal by 18.5% during the third quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 4,895 shares of the company’s stock worth $225,000 after purchasing an additional 763 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.02% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, assumed coverage on Universal in a research report on Thursday. They issued a “hold” rating for the company.

Universal Stock Up 0.7 %

UVV opened at $53.00 on Monday. Universal Co. has a 1-year low of $43.64 and a 1-year high of $64.13. The company has a current ratio of 3.26, a quick ratio of 1.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.77 and a beta of 0.75. The business has a 50 day moving average of $52.84 and a 200-day moving average of $53.41.

Universal Company Profile

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Universal Corp. is a business-to-business agro-products supplier to consumer product manufacturers that sources and processes leaf tobacco and plant-based ingredients. It operates through the following segments: Tobacco Operations and Ingredients Operations. The Tobacco Operations segment includes selecting, procuring, processing, packing, storing, shipping, and financing leaf tobacco for sale to, or for the account of, manufacturers of consumer tobacco products throughout the world.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Universal (NYSE:UVV)

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