Vector Group Company Profile (NYSE:VGR)

About Vector Group

Vector Group logoVector 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; the sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in the United States through its Zoom E-Cigs LLC (Zoom) subsidiary, 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. The Company's business segments include Tobacco, E-Cigarettes and Real Estate. The Tobacco segment consists of the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. The E-Cigarettes segment includes the operations of the Company's e-cigarette business. The Real Estate segment includes the Company's investments in New Valley LLC, which includes Douglas Elliman, Escena, Sagaponack and investments in real estate ventures. Liggett's brand portfolio includes EAGLE 20's, PYRAMID, GRAND PRIX, LIGGETT SELECT, EVE and USA.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Cigarettes
  • Sub-Industry: Tobacco
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: VGR
  • CUSIP: 92240M10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $20.67
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.21
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.85
  • 52-Week Range: $19.33 - $24.38
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 41.61
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 29.37
  • P/E Growth: 2.69
  • Market Cap: $2.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 129,942,000
  • Beta: 0.39
  • Net Margins: 3.65%
  • Return on Equity: -55.23%
  • Return on Assets: 5.18%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -7.06%
  • Current Ratio: 3.68%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.25%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $27.00 (31.32% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/30/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$27.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q216$0.22$0.20$430.70 million$438.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.15$0.16$360.90 million$380.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415$0.18$0.12$401.10 million$429.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.18$0.11$413.10 million$449.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.18$0.18$398.80 million$416.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.09$0.19$384.70 million$361.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$0.10$0.11$366.20 million$417.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.15$0.14$366.20 million$419.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.16$0.11$369.60 million$406.64 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$0.58$0.15$246.20 million$347.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2014Q4 13$0.17$0.36$266.46 million$295.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.19$272.80 million$271.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.18$276.60 million$249.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.68 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.70 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20161$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20161$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q4 20161$0.18$0.18$0.18
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:7.78%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:329.41% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
235.29% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
228.57% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 14.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 42.02%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/29/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$22.65$2,265,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$22.55$2,255,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$23.02$2,302,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Howard M LorberCEOSell500,000$23.27$11,635,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$23.56$2,356,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$22.39$2,239,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$22.40$2,240,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$21.95$2,195,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$22.08$2,208,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$23.26$2,326,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$22.65$2,265,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$22.81$2,281,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$22.93$2,293,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2016Bennett S LebowDirectorSell100,000$23.19$2,319,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.31$1,115,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.28$557,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.05$1,102,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.07$551,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.06$1,103,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.33$1,116,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.40$560,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.41$560,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.48$562,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$21.99$1,099,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.99$549,750.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.11$1,105,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.14$553,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.87$546,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.00$550,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$21.68$1,084,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.59$539,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$20.96$524,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$20.95$523,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.89$547,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.04$551,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Ronald J BernsteinInsiderSell66,595$22.43$1,493,725.85View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.97$1,148,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.95$573,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$23.03$1,151,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$23.08$577,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.66$1,133,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.67$566,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.42$1,121,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.36$559,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.70$1,135,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.62$565,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.99$1,149,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.95$573,750.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.25$556,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.19$554,750.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.97$549,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.08$552,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$21.17$1,058,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.13$528,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$21.53$1,076,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.58$539,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$21.37$1,068,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$20.60$1,030,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014J Bryant Kirkland IIICFOBuy1,000$20.12$20,120.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$21.15$1,057,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.60$540,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.08$552,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.01$550,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$21.05$1,052,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.04$526,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.33$533,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.46$536,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Richard LampenEVPSell47,250$21.52$1,016,820.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.87$546,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Howard M LorberCEOSell500,000$21.70$10,850,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.84$546,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.86$546,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Ronald J BernsteinInsiderSell65,000$21.84$1,419,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.13$553,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.60$540,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.76$544,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$20.52$1,026,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$20.83$520,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$20.73$518,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014J Bryant Kirkland IIICFOBuy1,898$20.53$38,965.94View SEC Filing  
10/7/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$21.34$533,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.05$551,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.27$556,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.33$1,116,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.25$556,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.31$1,115,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.15$553,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$23.72$1,186,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$23.66$591,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$23.79$1,189,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$23.77$594,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$23.44$1,172,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell50,000$22.97$1,148,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Bennett S LebowDirectorSell25,000$22.98$574,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014Ronald J BernsteinInsiderSell75,000$20.36$1,527,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Jeffrey PodellDirectorSell10,000$20.20$202,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Ronald J BernsteinInsiderSell88,000$20.28$1,784,640.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2013Howard M LorberCEOSell300,000$16.30$4,890,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Ronald J BernsteinInsiderSell27,500$16.32$448,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Bennett S LebowDirectorBuy300,000$15.96$4,788,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Phillip Md Et Al FrostMajor ShareholderBuy20,000$15.05$301,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)
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Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

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