Big Money Sentiment Indicator of Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) Increases in Q2 2018 to 1.24

Universal Corp’s Sentiment

In Q2 2018 Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) big money sentiment increased to 1.24, revealed SEC filings. So its up 0.08, from 2018Q1’s 1.16. 87 hedge funds opened new or increased equity positions, while 70 trimmed and sold equity positions in Universal Corp so the sentiment has increased. These funds own 20.66 million shares, that’s up from 20.24 million shares in 2018Q1. Funds holding Universal Corp in top 10 changed to 1 from 0 for an increase of 1. In total 22 funds closed positions, 48 reduced and 53 increased. Also 34 funds bought new Universal Corp stakes.

Largest Universal Corp Shareholders

As of Q2 2018 Adams Asset Advisors Llc has 1.24% invested in Universal Corp. Universal Corp’s shareholder Deprince Race & Zollo Inc owns 791,988 shares as of Q2 2018. Further, Brandywine Trust Co reported 14,907 shares in Universal Corp equivalent to 0.86% of its stocks portfolio. The Georgia-based fund Benedict Financial Advisors Inc have invested about 0.61% of the institutional investor’s stock portfolio in Universal Corp. The Colorado-based fund Advisors Asset Management Inc. looks positive on Universal Corp, having 118,208 shares.

Universal Corporation engages in leaf tobacco business worldwide.The firm is valued at $1.71 billion. It is involved in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing, and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to, or for the account of, manufacturers of consumer tobacco products.The P/E ratio is 15.12. The firm processes and sells flue-cured and burley tobaccos, and oriental tobaccos that are primarily used in the manufacture of cigarettes; and dark air-cured tobaccos principally used in the manufacture of cigars, pipe tobacco, and smokeless tobacco products.

Ticker’s shares touched $68.5 during the last trading session after 0.72% change.Universal Corporation has 474,566 shares volume, 196.90% up from normal. UVV is uptrending and has moved 10.68% since November 10, 2017. UVV underperformed by 4.94% the S&P500.

State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 28,600 shs. Vident Inv Advisory Limited accumulated 0.01% or 4,484 shs. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 111,769 shs or 0% of its capital. Jpmorgan Chase And Communications reported 228,477 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Aperio Grp Inc Llc reported 20,059 shs. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% in Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 6,386 shs. Farmers Bankshares owns 5,976 shs. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Lc accumulated 0% or 5,000 shs. Legg Mason Asset Mgmt (Japan) Co invested 0.11% of its capital in Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV). Credit Suisse Ag holds 24,948 shs. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 29,647 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Principal Group Inc Incorporated Inc invested in 193,986 shs. Manufacturers Life Insurance Comm The holds 0% of its capital in Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) for 18,244 shs. Glenmede Com Na owns 84 shs.

Universal Corporation registered $2.37 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 4 selling transactions since June 5, 2018. $131,144 worth of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) was sold by MOORE EDDIE N JR. On Wednesday, June 13 Broome Theodore G had sold 4,000 shs worth $258,382. 26,062 shs valued at $1.69 million were sold by Moore David C on Wednesday, June 13.

Another two news for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) were recently posted by: Seekingalpha.com on November 09, 2018 with title “Universal Corporation (UVV) CEO George Freeman on Q2 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”. The other Nasdaq.com‘s article was titled “Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Lower; II-VI To Buy Finisar In $3.2B Deal” and posted on November 09, 2018.

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