4 Tobacco Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | September 26, 2012 11:02 am

The grades of four Tobacco stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Star Scientific (NASDAQ:STSI[2]) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, STSI also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STSI stock[3].

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM[4]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Philip Morris produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The current dividend yield is 3.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PM stock[5].

This week, Lorillard‘s (NYSE:LO[6]) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Lorillard produces cigarettes for both the premium and discount segments of the domestic cigarette market for sale to distributors and retailers in the United States. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 6.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LO stock[7].

The rating of Vector Group (NYSE:VGR[8]) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Vector Group is a manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VGR stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[10].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. STSI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STSI
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STSI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STSI
  4. PM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PM
  6. LO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LO
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LO
  8. VGR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VGR
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VGR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VGR
  10. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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