Vector Group Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28,
2013. Shareholders who purchased VGR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
41st quarter that VGR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of VGR was $16.15,
representing a -8.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.70 and
a 13.33% increase over the 52 week low of $14.25.
VGR is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc (
) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. (
). VGR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.3. Zacks Investment Research reports VGR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 48%, compared to an industry
average of 13.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to VGR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VGR as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF (
- N/A (SLBT)
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of
10.35% over the last 100 days. LVL has the highest percent
weighting of VGR at 3.11%.