Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 17, 2018

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Vector Group Ltd. ( VGR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 27, 2018. Shareholders who purchased VGR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that VGR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.93, the dividend yield is 10.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VGR was $15.93, representing a -31.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.14 and a 4.12% increase over the 52 week low of $15.30.

VGR is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and Altria Group ( MO ). VGR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.56. Zacks Investment Research reports VGR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -28.33%, compared to an industry average of 7.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VGR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to VGR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VGR as a top-10 holding:

  • Invesco High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers ETF ( PEY )
  • AdvisorShares Vice ETF ( ACT )
  • Invesco DWA Consumer Staples Momentum ETF ( PSL )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VDC with an increase of 8.95% over the last 100 days. PEY has the highest percent weighting of VGR at 3.62%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: VGR , PM , MO , PEY , ACT , PSL , VDC

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