SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 5, 2013
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Universal Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release on February 5, 2013, discussing its results for the quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2012. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.
On February 5, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing quarterly dividends for the Company’s common stock and preferred stock. In addition, the Company announced an automatic adjustment to the conversion rate on its preferred stock in accordance with the terms of the preferred stock offering. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report and is incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.