RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Universal Corp. (UVV) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $28.1 million.
The Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.11 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were $1.73 per share.
The leaf tobacco merchant posted revenue of $636.1 million in the period.
Universal Corp. shares have increased 2 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $55.30, a climb of 18 percent in the last 12 months.
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