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An Examination Of Vector Group Ltd (NYSE:VGR)

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Vector Group Ltd (NYSE:VGR) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. VGR is a well-regarded dividend payer with a a great history of performance and an optimistic future outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Vector Group here.

Solid track record with reasonable growth potential and pays a dividend

VGR delivered a bottom-line expansion of 73% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. In addition to beating its historical values, VGR also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 14%. This is an notable feat for the company.

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VGR’s reputation for being one of the best dividend payers in the market is supported by the fact that it has been steadily growing its dividend payments over the past ten years and currently is one of the top yielding companies on the markets, at 12%.

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Next Steps:

For Vector Group, there are three key aspects you should further research:

  1. Financial Health: Does it have a healthy balance sheet? Take a look at our free balance sheet analysis with six simple checks on key factors like leverage and risk.
  2. Valuation: What is VGR worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether VGR is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of VGR? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.