Jim Mullin
Value, long only, long-term horizon, special situations

Universal Corporation: The Future Seems Bright

Company Information

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) is a leading tobacco leaf merchant. They are involved in the procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing, shipping, and sale of tobacco leaf. Universal Corporation sells tobacco leaves to the manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. They operate in 30 countries on five continents. Universal Corporation purchases tobacco from farmers throughout the world and then sell the processed tobacco to leading tobacco companies. They have also been working on manufacturing liquid nicotine using tobacco leaves. This venture will prove critical should e-Cigarettes gain wider acceptance and cut into sales of conventional tobacco products. Recently they have announced a plan to expand into food ingredients. This will help diversify the company's revenue stream away from the...

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