Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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Vector Group Ltd. ( VGR ) 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 ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VGR Dividend History page.

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 ( LVL )
  • N/A (SLBT)
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BTI , DES , LVL , PM , VGR

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