Schedule 13G


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   December 31, 2005

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Washington, D.C. 20549







Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No.         )*






UST Inc.

(Name of Issuer)



Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)




                                (CUSIP Number)                                



December 31, 2006

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)



Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:


þ Rule 13d-1(b)


¨ Rule 13d-1(c)


¨ Rule 13d-1(d)



*   The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.


The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

CUSIP No. 902911106



Names of Reporting Persons.

I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).



Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Inc.



Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

(a)  ¨

(b)  ¨


SEC Use Only





Citizenship or Place of Organization



A Nevada corporation













  5.    Sole Voting Power




  6.    Shared Voting Power




  7.    Sole Dispositive Power




  8.    Shared Dispositive Power




Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person




Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)




Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)




Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)







Item 1.




Name of Issuer:


UST Inc.




Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices


100 West Putnam Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06830


Item 2.




Name of Person Filing:


Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Inc.




Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:


2200 Ross Avenue, 31st Floor

Dallas, TX 75201-2761






A Nevada corporation




Title of Class of Securities:


Common Stock



   CUSIP Number: 902911106          

Item 3.

  If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b), or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:     
    (a)    ¨    Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
    (b)    ¨    Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
    (c)    ¨    Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
    (d)    ¨    Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
    (e)    þ    An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
    (f)    ¨    An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
    (g)    ¨    A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(ii)(G);
    (h)    ¨    A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
    (i)    ¨    A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);
    (j)    ¨    Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).

Item 4.

     (a)    Amount beneficially owned:          
     (b)    Percent of class:          
     (c)    Number of shares as to which the person has:          
          (i)    Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:          
          (ii)    Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:          
          (iii)    Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:          
          (iv)    Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:          

Item 5.

   Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.     



Item 6.

   Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.          
     The right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, the common stock is held by certain clients of the reporting person, none of which has such right or power with respect to five percent or more of the common stock.          

Item 7.

   Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.

Not applicable.


Item 8.

   Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.          

Not applicable.


Item 9.

   Notice of Dissolution of Group.          

Not applicable.


Item 10.


By signing below the undersigned certifies that, to the best of its knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having such purpose or effect.

     After reasonable inquiry and to the best of its knowledge and belief, the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.


By:   /S/    JAMES P. BARROW        


  James P. Barrow




February 9, 2007