[Editor’s note: “3 Top Tobacco Stocks Still Burning Strong” was previously published in July 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.]
In many respects, the top tobacco stocks defy logic. The Surgeon General’s Office released its warning about the dangers of tobacco in 1964. Despite a sustained anti-smoking crusade, tobacco stocks continued marching higher. As the climate at home became more hostile, these firms have found new customers overseas.