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  • Previous Rank902
  • Revenues ($M)$2,120
  • Revenue Percent Change-6.7%
  • Profits ($M)$109
  • Profits Percent Change-4.9%
  • Assets ($M)$2,233
  • Employees24,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$1,788
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Company Info

CEO
George C. Freeman III
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Tobacco
HQ Location
Richmond, VA
Websitehttp://www.universalcorp.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees24,000
Figures are for fiscal year ended March 31, 2016.

Universal Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,120-6.7%
Profits ($M)$109-4.9%
Assets ($M)$2,233-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,414-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$1,788-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues5.1%
Profits as % of Assets4.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity7.7%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.92
EPS % Change (from 2015)-3.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-6.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)28.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)18%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)11.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)6.9%