Universal Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:UVV)

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Universal
Updated on : Apr 20, 2018
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UVV 47 (0%)
S&P 500 2670.1 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 20, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Tobacco
Sector :
Consumer Staples
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-3.4%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
8.2%
Sector Average:
11.9%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
428.1M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.31
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$174.5M
Net Income:
$45.4M
Dividend Yield
UVV dividend yield:
4.6%
PROS      CONS
Low Debt Burden
Cash Flow
FCF Margin
High Dividend Yield
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
Long Term Growth
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
UVV PS :
0.6
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Staples.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
7.3%
Return on Equity:
7.9%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
25.6%
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Universal Stock Analysis

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Take a look at Amigobulls Universal stock analysis video. Our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for UVV stock is shown in the video.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Universal Corp Stock Rating 3.3/5

Amigobulls UVV stock analysis uses latest quarter 2018 Q3 financial data like Universal revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. Universal valuation forms a crucial part of our stock analysis. Based on a company's historical fundamentals we arrive at Universal stock rating which is indicative of the company's financial performance.

Should you buy UVV stock?

  • With its debt/equity ratio of  0.31, Universal has a lower debt burden when compared to the Consumer Staples average.
  • The operating cash flow looks good at 3.8 times the net income.
  • The Universal stock currently trades at a price to earnings ratio of 12.3. We rate this as a positive, compared to the industry average of 22.5.
  • When compared with the Tobacco industry average PS ratio of 1.6, the price-to-sales ratio of 0.6 for UVV stock is attractive.
  • Universal's dividend yield of 4.6% is attractive.
  • Universal has a healthy FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of 25.6%.

Should you sell UVV stock?

  • Revenue declined at a CAGR of -3.4% over the last 5 years.

Comments on this video and Universal stock

Amigobulls Universal stock analysis helps investors in understanding how the company's fundamentals have performed in the last few quarters. Fundamentals of a company give detailed information which helps in making invesment decisions.

While doing a study of the company financials, Universal revenue growth and profit or net income are two main metrics which help in identifying whether UVV stock is overvalued or undervalued. Investors could make use of UVV technical analysis to check whether the fundamental story is reflected in the market sentiment.