Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) went down by -9.54% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $15.31. The company’s stock price has collected -14.76% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 08/23/21 that Vector Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Is It Worth Investing in Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE :VGR) Right Now?
Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.28 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for VGR is at 1.18. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 0 analysts out of 2 who provided ratings for Vector Group Ltd. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $13.00, which is $2.01 above the current price. VGR currently public float of 130.26M and currently shorts hold a 2.83% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of VGR was 481.00K shares.
VGR’s Market Performance
VGR stocks went down by -14.76% for the week, with a monthly drop of -10.84% and a quarterly performance of -9.98%, while its annual performance rate touched 28.23%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.57% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.36% for Vector Group Ltd.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -11.44% for VGR stocks with a simple moving average of -4.35% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of VGR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for VGR stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for VGR by listing it as a “Underweight.” The predicted price for VGR in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $13 based on the research report published on September 13th of the current year 2021.
Barclays, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see VGR reach a price target of $11. The rating they have provided for VGR stocks is “Equal Weight” according to the report published on October 05th, 2020.
Oppenheimer gave a rating of “Outperform” to VGR, setting the target price at $27 in the report published on July 30th of the previous year.
VGR Trading at -7.81% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought VGR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -15.16% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.36%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.57%, as shares sank -10.72% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -8.59% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, VGR fell by -14.76%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +11.60% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $14.59. In addition, Vector Group Ltd. saw 11.50% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at VGR starting from LEBOW BENNETT S, who sale 89,009 shares at the price of $13.73 back on May 14. After this action, LEBOW BENNETT S now owns 1,757,278 shares of Vector Group Ltd., valued at $1,222,094 using the latest closing price.
LEBOW BENNETT S, the Director of Vector Group Ltd., sale 10,991 shares at $13.84 during a trade that took place back on May 13, which means that LEBOW BENNETT S is holding 1,846,287 shares at $152,115 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for VGR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +14.95 for the present operating margin
- +31.73 for the gross margin
The net margin for Vector Group Ltd. stands at +4.51. The total capital return value is set at 29.57, while invested capital returns managed to touch 10.29. Equity return is now at value -30.00, with 13.60 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.42, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.56. The receivables turnover for the company is 43.08 and the total asset turnover is 1.35. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.34.