5 High Yield Dividend Champions

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In this article, we will be taking a look at 5 high yield dividend champions. To read our detailed analysis of dividend investing, you can go directly to see the 10 High Yield Dividend Champions.

5. Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV)

Number of Hedge Fund Holders: 9
Dividend Yield: 6.3%
Number of Years of Consistent Dividend Increases: 50

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) is a renowned tobacco company operating globally to provide leaf tobacco and plant-based ingredients. It ranks 5th on our list of the high yield dividend champions.

In the fiscal first quarter of 2022, Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) had an EPS of $0.30. The company’s revenue was $350 million, up 10.8% year over year.

By the end of the second quarter of 2021, 9 hedge funds out of the 873 tracked by Insider Monkey held stakes in Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) worth roughly $87 million. This is compared to 1o hedge funds in the previous quarter with a total stake value of approximately $93 million.

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