Vector Group Ltd (NYSE:VGR) dividends of $0.40 are projected for the near future; this is why.

June 17, 2018 - By Ash

Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.43 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.20, from 1.23 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 19 investors sold Vector Group Ltd. shares while 48 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 65.33 million shares or 0.47% more from 65.02 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Manufacturers Life Ins The owns 76,269 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 1.94M shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Quantbot Techs Limited Partnership holds 0.01% in Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) or 5,672 shares. Oppenheimer accumulated 0.03% or 57,755 shares. Geode Capital Mngmt Lc holds 0.01% or 913,099 shares. Raymond James & Associate accumulated 26,033 shares or 0% of the stock. Price T Rowe Associate Md reported 0% stake. 3,871 are owned by Co Of Vermont. Ubs Asset Management Americas stated it has 0% in Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR). Jensen Inv Management owns 15,558 shares. Aperio Group Incorporated Lc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR). Hbk Sorce Advisory Lc reported 15,074 shares. 16,440 are owned by D E Shaw Company Inc. 51,813 were accumulated by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Asset holds 14,208 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio.

Vector Group Ltd (NYSE:VGR) is expected to pay $0.40 on Jun 29, 2018. Shareholders owning the stock before Jun 18, 2018 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Vector Group Ltd’s current price of $19.91, the dividend is 2.01 %. This dividend’s record date is Jun 19, 2018 and the announcement date is May 29, 2018. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $19.91. About 1.36 million shares traded or 89.19% up from the average. Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) has declined 7.15% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.72% the S&P500.

Vector Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, makes and sells cigarettes in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.68 billion. It operates through Tobacco, E-Cigarettes, and Real Estate divisions. It has a 33.75 P/E ratio. The firm produces cigarettes in 116 combinations under the EAGLE 20's, PYRAMID, GRAND PRIX, LIGGETT SELECT, and EVE brand names, as well as USA and various partner brands, and private label brands.

More recent Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Vector Group, The Goldman Sachs Group, LivaNova, IRSA Inversiones Y …” on June 15, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Vector Group: Look Ma, No Hands” on June 12, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Small-Cap Dividend Spotlight: Vector Group” with publication date: June 08, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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