UVV - Universal Corp. Archives

Exited $UVV: 10.94% Gain in 8 Months

I initially purchased UVV (Universal Corp) in the Value Stock Guide portfolio on Oct 13, 2011 at an average cost of $41.03/share and sold out of the entire position on May 10, 2012 at $45.72/share. Including commissions, the average capital gains amounted to 10.94%. UVV has also paid $0.98/share in dividends in the interim. Including… [Read More]

[Member] Great Recession Proof Business with Undervalued Stock

There are certain sectors in the economy that are relatively recession proof. Tobacco is one such sector, and it has mainly to do with a more or less inelastic demand of the products. While most of the tobacco majors are not expensive, they cannot be considered terribly cheap either. However, this company continues to trade… [Read More]