News articles about Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) have trended positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vector Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.768620043213 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) traded down $0.18 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $21.12. 526,622 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 539,128. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.97, a quick ratio of 2.29 and a current ratio of 2.61. Vector Group has a 12 month low of $18.70 and a 12 month high of $23.14. The stock has a market cap of $2,860.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 66.00 and a beta of 0.44.
Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16. Vector Group had a net margin of 2.60% and a negative return on equity of 32.02%. The company had revenue of $484.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $448.00 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.18 EPS. Vector Group’s quarterly revenue was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Vector Group will post 0.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research restated a “hold” rating on shares of Vector Group in a research note on Saturday, January 13th.
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Vector Group Company Profile
Vector 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, 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.
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