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UVV Universal dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Universal's latest quarterly dividend was on Apr 8, 2022 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.78 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $3.12 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 5.08% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • UVV last dividend date: Apr 8, 2022
  • UVV next dividend date: Not announced
UVV dividend stats
DPS
$3.12
Dividend yield
5.07%
Payout ratio
76.8%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.31%
Payout ratio
45.3%

Dividend yield

What is Universal current dividend yield

UVV has a dividend yield of 5.08% which is above the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average but below its peers average.

Dividend history

What is UVV dividend payout history and dates

Universal has been paying dividends since 1995. UVV has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 1.3% since twelve months ago. But with the price of the stock up by 2.6% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 1.3%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Feb 2, 2022 Apr 8, 2022 May 2, 2022 $0.78 normal
Nov 3, 2021 Jan 7, 2022 Feb 7, 2022 $0.78 normal
Aug 4, 2021 Oct 7, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 $0.78 normal
May 26, 2021 Jul 9, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 $0.78 normal
Feb 8, 2021 Apr 9, 2021 May 3, 2021 $0.77 normal
Nov 5, 2020 Jan 8, 2021 Feb 1, 2021 $0.77 normal
Aug 5, 2020 Oct 8, 2020 Nov 2, 2020 $0.77 normal
May 27, 2020 Jul 10, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 $0.77 normal
Feb 4, 2020 Apr 9, 2020 May 4, 2020 $0.76 normal
Nov 12, 2019 Jan 10, 2020 Feb 3, 2020 $0.76 normal
Aug 7, 2019 Oct 4, 2019 Nov 4, 2019 $0.76 normal
May 22, 2019 Jul 5, 2019 Aug 5, 2019 $0.76 normal
Feb 7, 2019 Apr 5, 2019 May 6, 2019 $0.75 normal
Nov 8, 2018 Jan 4, 2019 Feb 4, 2019 $0.75 normal
Aug 7, 2018 Oct 5, 2018 Nov 5, 2018 $0.75 normal
May 23, 2018 Jul 6, 2018 Aug 6, 2018 $0.75 normal
Feb 6, 2018 Apr 6, 2018 May 7, 2018 $0.55 normal
Nov 7, 2017 Jan 5, 2018 Feb 5, 2018 $0.55 normal
Aug 3, 2017 Oct 6, 2017 Nov 6, 2017 $0.54 normal
May 23, 2017 Jul 6, 2017 Aug 7, 2017 $0.54 normal
Feb 7, 2017 Apr 6, 2017 May 8, 2017 $0.54 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Universal dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

UVV has a payout ratio of 76.8% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)