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NYSE:VGR

Vector Group Stock Competitors

$15.88
-0.68 (-4.11%)
(As of 11/26/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$15.71
$16.17
50-Day Range
$12.16
$16.80
52-Week Range
$11.11
$17.26
Volume
477,950 shs
Average Volume
672,930 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.44 billion
P/E Ratio
11.85
Dividend Yield
4.83%
Beta
1.17

Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) Vs. NWL, ARMK, NYT, COTY, LW, USFD, PPC, NTCO, INGR, and POST

Should you be buying Vector Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Vector Group include Newell Brands (NWL), Aramark (ARMK), New York Times (NYT), Coty (COTY), Lamb Weston (LW), US Foods (USFD), Pilgrim's Pride (PPC), Natura &Co (NTCO), Ingredion (INGR), and Post (POST). These companies are all part of the "tobacco" industry.These companies are all part of the "cigarettes" industry.These companies are all part of the "cigarettes" industry.These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Vector Group vs.

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) and Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) are both mid-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, media sentiment, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk and community ranking.

Aramark pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Vector Group pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Aramark pays out -125.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Vector Group pays out 59.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Vector Group has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Vector Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

In the previous week, Aramark and Aramark both had 2 articles in the media. Vector Group's average media sentiment score of 0.96 beat Aramark's score of 0.05 indicating that Vector Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Aramark
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Vector Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Aramark received 176 more outperform votes than Vector Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.78% of users gave Aramark an outperform vote while only 62.20% of users gave Vector Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AramarkOutperform Votes
408
66.78%
Underperform Votes
203
33.22%
Vector GroupOutperform Votes
232
62.20%
Underperform Votes
141
37.80%

Vector Group has a net margin of 8.32% compared to Aramark's net margin of -0.75%. Aramark's return on equity of -2.85% beat Vector Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aramark -0.75% -2.85% -0.53%
Vector Group 8.32% -36.57% 15.70%

62.4% of Vector Group shares are held by institutional investors. 10.3% of Aramark shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.5% of Vector Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Vector Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Aramark. Aramark is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vector Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Aramark$12.10 billion0.74-$90.83 million-$0.35-99.97
Vector Group$2.00 billion1.22$92.94 million$1.3411.85

Aramark has a beta of 1.93, indicating that its stock price is 93% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vector Group has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Aramark presently has a consensus target price of $38.33, suggesting a potential upside of 9.56%. Vector Group has a consensus target price of $17.50, suggesting a potential upside of 10.20%. Given Vector Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Vector Group is more favorable than Aramark.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aramark
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.29
Vector Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Summary

Vector Group beats Aramark on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding VGR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) vs. Its Competitors

TypeVector GroupCigarettes IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.44B$39.29B$16.19B$15.39B
Dividend Yield4.83%5.76%2.45%3.08%
P/E Ratio11.858.1240.0423.53
Price / Sales1.226.3257.2933.53
Price / Cash14.6713.4531.6289.50
Price / Book-4.2711.035.457.96
Net Income$92.94M$2.66B$614.09M$377.07M
7 Day Performance-3.17%2.83%-1.13%-2.35%
1 Month Performance17.54%-1.45%-3.41%-2.78%
1 Year Performance40.91%7.01%14.45%28.78%

Vector Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NWL
Newell Brands
2.4499 of 5 stars
$22.46
-2.4%
$29.11
-29.6%
+6.6%$9.55B$9.39B15.9331,000Gap Down
ARMK
Aramark
2.1834 of 5 stars
$34.99
-2.6%
$38.33
-9.6%
-3.3%$8.93B$12.10B-99.97248,450Gap Down
NYT
New York Times
2.4698 of 5 stars
$47.35
-2.5%
$65.00
-37.3%
+12.5%$7.95B$1.78B50.374,700News Coverage
COTY
Coty
2.1215 of 5 stars
$9.64
-6.8%
$11.75
-21.9%
+39.9%$7.89B$4.63B-18.5411,430Gap Down
LW
Lamb Weston
3.2264 of 5 stars
$52.75
-6.1%
$87.80
-66.4%
-27.9%$7.71B$3.67B30.147,800News Coverage
Gap Down
USFD
US Foods
2.3906 of 5 stars
$32.98
-5.4%
$42.75
-29.6%
+2.3%$7.35B$22.89B219.8826,000Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
1.9348 of 5 stars
$28.26
-1.7%
$26.50
-6.2%
+45.5%$6.89B$12.09B-1,412.2956,400Short Interest ↑
NTCO
Natura &Co
1.1999 of 5 stars
$9.84
-2.2%
$28.00
-184.6%
-48.1%$6.79B$7.17B0.0036,223Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
INGR
Ingredion
2.3731 of 5 stars
$96.61
-1.6%
$109.25
-13.1%
+20.8%$6.43B$5.99B40.0912,000Analyst Upgrade
POST
Post
2.5855 of 5 stars
$102.15
-1.5%
$119.40
-16.9%
+5.4%$6.39B$5.70B36.7410,200Analyst Report
Insider Buying
Analyst Revision
HELE
Helen of Troy
1.5415 of 5 stars
$244.49
-1.6%
$248.00
-1.4%
+19.6%$5.90B$2.10B28.231,769Gap Down
OTLY
Oatly Group
1.9934 of 5 stars
$9.67
-1.4%
$21.09
-118.1%
N/A$5.72B$421.35M0.00792Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
COKE
Coca-Cola Consolidated
1.4515 of 5 stars
$597.10
-0.2%
N/A+126.1%$5.60B$5.01B23.7315,800
FLO
Flowers Foods
2.1515 of 5 stars
$26.46
-2.1%
$26.20
-1.0%
+18.9%$5.59B$4.39B25.449,200Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
SAM
Boston Beer
2.7666 of 5 stars
$454.64
-2.1%
$770.92
-69.6%
-49.6%$5.58B$1.74B57.622,423
CELH
Celsius
2.6529 of 5 stars
$71.38
-2.7%
$107.60
-50.7%
+118.4%$5.34B$130.73M648.97154Gap Down
FIZZ
National Beverage
1.6348 of 5 stars
$56.05
-1.4%
$46.00
-17.9%
+18.1%$5.23B$1.07B29.581,550
BYND
Beyond Meat
1.6104 of 5 stars
$76.72
-1.5%
$95.57
-24.6%
-46.0%$4.85B$406.79M-38.17700Short Interest ↑
FRPT
Freshpet
2.3817 of 5 stars
$107.87
-1.2%
$178.23
-65.2%
-19.3%$4.68B$318.79M-192.62591Short Interest ↑
LANC
Lancaster Colony
2.7714 of 5 stars
$157.59
-2.9%
$205.00
-30.1%
-7.7%$4.34B$1.47B31.973,200Positive News
OLLI
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
2.3066 of 5 stars
$64.62
-2.0%
$83.93
-29.9%
-29.4%$4.20B$1.81B21.407,100Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
NOMD
Nomad Foods
2.2738 of 5 stars
$24.29
-0.3%
$32.33
-33.1%
+3.0%$4.18B$2.87B17.354,593News Coverage
SAFM
Sanderson Farms
1.9308 of 5 stars
$186.69
-0.2%
$194.00
-3.9%
+35.7%$4.17B$3.56B13.9317,445
LESL
Leslie's
2.5598 of 5 stars
$20.82
-0.5%
$32.42
-55.7%
+4.1%$3.95B$1.11B30.625,000Insider Selling
HAIN
The Hain Celestial Group
2.3564 of 5 stars
$41.63
-0.4%
$50.00
-20.1%
+10.6%$3.94B$1.97B43.363,087
JOBS
51job
1.375 of 5 stars
$54.19
-3.0%
N/A-24.8%$3.65B$565.36M32.268,875Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
SMPL
Simply Good Foods
1.9598 of 5 stars
$37.93
-4.6%
$38.55
-1.6%
+69.6%$3.64B$1.01B56.61300News Coverage
Positive News
Gap Down
HI
Hillenbrand
3.2798 of 5 stars
$46.27
-4.3%
$59.00
-27.5%
+19.7%$3.34B$2.86B13.9810,500Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Gap Down
WDFC
WD-40
2.8282 of 5 stars
$236.83
-1.1%
$277.00
-17.0%
-7.1%$3.25B$488.11M46.53522
JW.B
John Wiley & Sons
1.6448 of 5 stars
$55.21
-0.0%
N/A+55.3%$3.09B$1.94B21.405,000
BRFS
BRF
1.7748 of 5 stars
$3.68
-4.6%
$5.33
-44.9%
-10.9%$2.99B$7.66B40.89101,002Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
CCU
Compañía Cervecerías Unidas
2.2198 of 5 stars
$15.93
-5.0%
$17.00
-6.7%
+9.9%$2.94B$2.41B12.079,051Dividend Increase
Gap Down
UNFI
United Natural Foods
1.9343 of 5 stars
$48.96
-3.3%
$41.00
-16.3%
+171.1%$2.76B$26.95B19.8228,300Positive News
GO
Grocery Outlet
1.6885 of 5 stars
$28.52
-1.5%
$30.71
-7.7%
-24.6%$2.74B$3.13B35.65860
JJSF
J & J Snack Foods
2.3681 of 5 stars
$142.15
-5.2%
N/A-7.4%$2.71B$1.14B49.024,100
IPAR
Inter Parfums
3.2131 of 5 stars
$85.14
-4.4%
$111.00
-30.4%
+53.7%$2.70B$539.01M26.20396Insider Selling
Gap Down
MDP
Meredith
1.6331 of 5 stars
$59.00
-0.2%
$58.50
-0.8%
+186.1%$2.70B$2.98B10.005,120Short Interest ↑
ENR
Energizer
2.724 of 5 stars
$38.79
-2.0%
$50.13
-29.2%
-7.3%$2.59B$3.02B18.656,000
DNUT
Krispy Kreme
2.4988 of 5 stars
$15.44
-0.6%
$18.60
-20.5%
N/A$2.58B$1.12B0.0021,000Insider Buying
Gap Down
TWNK
Hostess Brands
1.4548 of 5 stars
$17.92
-0.9%
$19.00
-6.0%
+31.5%$2.48B$1.02B23.273,000Short Interest ↓
MED
Medifast
3.4131 of 5 stars
$210.97
-4.4%
$338.00
-60.2%
+2.2%$2.45B$934.84M15.81713Gap Down
EPC
Edgewell Personal Care
2.2498 of 5 stars
$42.62
-4.7%
$45.67
-7.1%
+19.5%$2.32B$2.09B20.105,800Positive News
Gap Down
NAPA
Duckhorn Portfolio
2.2167 of 5 stars
$19.57
-0.2%
$23.75
-21.4%
N/A$2.25B$336.61M0.00395Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
NUS
Nu Skin Enterprises
3.2548 of 5 stars
$44.42
-3.7%
$59.60
-34.2%
-15.4%$2.21B$2.58B10.032,020Analyst Report
TR
Tootsie Roll Industries
1.5915 of 5 stars
$32.02
-3.5%
N/A+1.9%$2.15B$467.43M35.852,000
THS
TreeHouse Foods
1.6957 of 5 stars
$38.48
-0.4%
$47.20
-22.7%
-3.8%$2.15B$4.35B42.2910,900Short Interest ↓
UTZ
Utz Brands
2.6764 of 5 stars
$15.37
-3.4%
$23.95
-55.8%
-23.9%$2.10B$964.31M85.393,216
IBA
Industrias Bachoco
2.4281 of 5 stars
$39.89
-1.6%
$55.50
-39.1%
-4.0%$1.99B$3.45B7.8429,780
BGS
B&G Foods
1.8231 of 5 stars
$30.50
-0.1%
$27.00
-11.5%
+13.7%$1.98B$1.97B23.463,207
FRG
Franchise Group
3.4167 of 5 stars
$47.29
-3.8%
$53.83
-13.8%
+73.5%$1.91B$2.15B9.428,083Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 11/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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