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UVV Universal PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The price-to-earnings ratio for Universal stock stands at 9.65 as of Jun 14, 2024. This results from the current EPS of $4.81 and stock price of $46.44. A decrease of 12% has been recorded in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 10.9 of the last 4 quarters.

UVV PE ratio history

How has UVV's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Universal has been 17.85. The current 9.65 PE ratio is 46% below the historical average. In the past ten years, UVV's PE ratio was at its highest in the Mar 2017 quarter at 79.49, with a price of $70.75 and an EPS of $0.89. The Sep 2023 quarter recorded the bottom point at 9.63, with a price of $47.21 and an EPS of $4.9.

Average
17.85
Median
13.83
Minimum
9.63
Maximum
79.49

Universal PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 481.92% in 2017

Maximum annual decrease: -85.41% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2024 10.75 1.8%
2023 10.56 -36.35%
2022 16.59 -0.18%
2021 16.62 7.92%
2020 15.4 10.63%
2019 13.92 20%
2018 11.6 -85.41%
2017 79.49 481.92%
2016 13.66 25.44%
2015 10.89 12.38%

UVV average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of UVV for the past years

Currently, UVV's PE ratio is lower than the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
13.02
5-year avg
14.38
10-year avg
17.85
15-year avg
14.96

UVV PE vs peers

What is UVV's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer PM, UVV's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than MO's and VGR's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
VGR Vector Group Ltd 9.09 $1.66B
MO Altria Group Inc 9.25 $76.13B
UVV Universal Corp 9.65 $1.14B
PM Philip Morris International Inc 19.96 $158.88B

Frequently asked questions

What is Universal's PE ratio?

UVV's price to earnings ratio is 9.65 as of Jun 14, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Universal (UVV)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for UVV stock is 13.02.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Universal (UVV)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for UVV stock is 14.38.

What is the highest PE ratio for UVV?

In the last ten years, the Mar 2017 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 79.49.

How does the current PE ratio for UVV compare to its historical average?

UVV's price to earnings ratio is currently 46% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Universal's PE ratio so low?

A company with a lower PE ratio may indicate that the market has lower growth expectations for the company's future earnings.

How is UVV's PE ratio calculated (Universal PE ratio formula)?

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 14, 2024), Universal's stock price is $46.44. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $4.81. Therefore, Universal's P/E ratio for today is 9.65. PE RATIO(9.65) = STOCK PRICE($46.44) / TTM EPS($4.81)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.