Vector Group (VGR) dividend stock





  • Yield

     7.50%
  • Dividend

     1.6
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     4.7%
  • Dividend increased

     18 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     432%
  • Dividend pay date

     6/29/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/16/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     22 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -12.8%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     11 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     12.2
  • Tweed factor

     -45.6
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-12.8%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
45.3%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
53.7%
Price change from 52 week high   
-8.3%
Price change from 50 days average   
-0.6%
Price change from 200 days average   
-1.3%
Price info
Change
0.10 (0.47%)


Last price
21.32 USD


Day range
21.23 - 21.42


Year range
19.79 - 23.24

Financial health
Current ratio
0.00


Debt/equity ratio
0.00


Cash


Debt


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
57.78


Price/book (P/B)


Forward price/earning (P/E)
29.61


Price/sales (P/S)
2.14


PEG
3.01


Market cap
2.76B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.0440,1.0960,1.1510
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
5.0%
0.7600,0.5700,0.2500
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-42.6%
10 year history
1.0440,1.0960,1.1510,1.2090,1.2690,1.3330,1.3990,1.4690,1.5430,1.6000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
4.9%
0.7600,0.5700,0.2500,0.5600,0.7700,0.3000,0.3700,0.3300,0.4900,0.4900
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-4.8%
1.1000,1.1300,0.3600,-0.0500,-0.4800,-0.6900,-0.7600,-1.8000,-0.7500,-1.6600
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
nan%
131.6000,174.9000,427.9000,215.7000,152.7000,432.0000,0.0000,173.7000,290.8000,310.8000
  • 07
  • 08
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
10.0%
91.0000,100.0000,93.0000,95.0000,96.0000,98.0000,101.0000,108.0000,118.0000,118.0000
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
2.9%
Other companies in the cigarettes industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Altria Group 48 yrs3.32%7.8%
USA   Reynolds American 13 yrs0.00%9.3%
USA   Philip Morris International 9 yrs3.54%8.7%
Company profile
Founded
1911


Industry


SEC filings




Vector Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, primarily manufactures and sells cigarettes in the United States. The company operates through Tobacco, E-Cigarettes, and Real Estate segments. It produces cigarettes in 117 combinations under the EAGLE 20's, PYRAMID, GRAND PRIX, LIGGETT SELECT, and EVE b...
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Address:
4400 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL, 33137

Phone:
+1 305 579-8000
The dividend of VGR is 1.6 for the last 12 months, and this gives the stock a yield of 7.50%. The company has increased the dividend for 18 years. VGR has a payout ratio of 432%, meaning that 432% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 11 years. They have increased their dividend by 4.7% on average in the last 5 years. 6/16/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Vector Group, while 6/29/2017 is the dividend pay date. This US company was founded in 1911 and has 1,090 employees. consumer goods is their sector and cigarettes is their industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.1 out of 5 stars.






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