News coverage about Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vector Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.0940725303649 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) price movement is trend is negative and stock is anemic on basis of 200 day moving average … – Analyst Recommendation (press release) (blog) (analystrecommendation.com)
- Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) receives consensus rating of 1.00 – Nasdaq Fortune (press release) (nasdaqfortune.com)
- Price to Earnings Ratio Evaluation (P/E) – Vector Group Ltd (NYSE: VGR) – Stocks Market Cap (stocksmarketcap.com)
- Vector Group (VGR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Vector Group (VGR) opened at $20.79 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.83, a quick ratio of 2.56 and a current ratio of 3.00. The stock has a market cap of $2,812.27, a P/E ratio of 33.68 and a beta of 0.41. Vector Group has a one year low of $18.70 and a one year high of $23.14.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 20th will be paid a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 19th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.70%. Vector Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 284.75%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Vector Group in a report on Saturday, January 13th.
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Vector Group Company Profile
Vector Group Ltd. is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes in the United States through its Liggett Group LLC (Liggett) and Vector Tobacco Inc (Vector Tobacco) subsidiaries, and the real estate business through its New Valley LLC subsidiary, which is seeking to acquire or invest in additional real estate properties or projects.
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