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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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