News stories about Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of 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 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.1904602327223 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Several analysts recently issued reports on VGR shares. TheStreet downgraded shares of Vector Group from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vector Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Vector Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th.

Shares of Vector Group (NYSE VGR) traded up $0.32 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $22.27. 614,176 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 680,997. Vector Group has a 52 week low of $18.70 and a 52 week high of $22.39. The firm has a market cap of $3,010.00, a PE ratio of 33.56 and a beta of 0.43. The company has a current ratio of 2.61, a quick ratio of 2.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.97.

Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates 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 analysts’ expectations of $448.00 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.18 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Vector Group will post 0.66 EPS for the current year.

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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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