A look into Vector Group Ltd (VGR)’s deeper side

With 1.05 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.07 million shares. During the session, the Tobacco company that operates in wider Consumer Defensive sector, reached to the highest price of $11.15 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $10.96. The 52-week range on VGR shows that it touched its highest point at $13.43 and its lowest point at $9.27 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $15.50. With its current market cap of 1.75 billion, VGR has annualized dividend of $0.80 while the current yield stands at 7.21%. VGR paid its most recent dividend on 1709251200, while the ex-dividend date for that was 1709251200. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.07.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of VGR was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 5.01%, but this was up by 10.78% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -5.69% while six-month performance rose 6.12%. The stock lost -0.80% in the past year, while it has lost -1.60% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for VGR yields 1.16 with Next year EPS estimates of 1.26. For the next quarter, that number is 0.30. This implies an EPS growth rate of 4.19% for this year and -1.68% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 19.10% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 27.26%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 154.84 million VGR shares are outstanding with a float of 134.82 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 3.35 million, which was 213.00000999999997 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Howard M. Lorber as the firm’s President, CEO & Director, Mr. James Bryant Kirkland III serves as its Senior VP, CFO & Treasurer.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.63706 of VGR’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, VGR reported revenue of $324567000.0 and operating income of $77972000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $76211000.0 and diluted EPS was $0.22.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for VGR since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.