Dividend Growth of Vector Group Ltd.(VGR)

Vector Group Ltd.(VGR) is having a Dividend Yield of 7.11% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.56. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.4. Vector Group Ltd. has a 5 year average dividend yield of 8.22% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.6. Vector Group Ltd.(VGR) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 2.51 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 2.57. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Vector Group Ltd.(VGR) is at the rate of 5.12% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.97. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) rose 0.27% or 0.06 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $22.5 the stock was seen hitting $22.62 as a peak level and $22.49 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $22.55. The daily volume was measured at 493,570 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $23.24 and the 52-week low is $19.330952. The company has a market cap of $2,926 million. Vector Group Ltd. is up 9.95% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -0.84%.

Currently the company Insiders own 14% of Vector Group Ltd. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -40.72% . Institutional Investors own 44.49% of Vector Group Ltd. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -40.72%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 14, 2017, Bennett S Lebow (director) sold 100,000 shares at 22.58 per share price.On Jan 4, 2017, Howard M Lorber (President and CEO) sold 300,000 shares at 22.85 per share price.On Mar 6, 2015, Ronald J Bernstein (President Subsidiary) sold 66,595 shares at 22.43 per share price.

Vector Group Ltd Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 3, 2016. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.16. The company had revenue of $459.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $433.40 million. The companys revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.11 EPS.

BROOKE GROUP LTD. is principally engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and the sale of information processing systems. It also has investments in a number of additional companies engaged in a diverse group of businesses.

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