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How Vector Group Ltd (NYSE:VGR) Can Add Value To Your Portfolio

Raj Burman

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 highly-regarded dividend payer with a a great track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Vector Group here.

Solid track record average dividend payer

Over the past few years, VGR has more than doubled its earnings, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. Not only did VGR outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Tobacco industry expansion, which generated a 7.62% earnings growth. This is an optimistic signal for the future.

NYSE:VGR Income Statement Jun 14th 18

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 8.03%.

NYSE:VGR Historical Dividend Yield Jun 14th 18

Next Steps:

For Vector Group, there are three relevant factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for VGR’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for VGR’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Is VGR’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  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 pass 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.