Markets finish week down after bouncing on Bannon's exit >>> READ MORE

Take the Risks With These 7 ‘Sin Stocks’ That Sizzle

Sin isn't going out of style anytime soon, and neither are these sin winners

    View All  
Source: Flickr

The medieval-era roundup of the seven deadly sins compiled by the Catholic church listed greed, gluttony, lust, envy, sloth, wrath and pride as our downfalls. Fast-forward to today, and many of the same vices prevail.

Companies in the businesses of alcohol, smoking, gambling and the like are practically bear-market-proof.

For example, consider mutual fund Vice Investor (VICEX), with top holdings in sin stocks related tobacco, gaming and alcohol. It has outperformed the S&P 500 over the past three years.

Here are seven sizzling stocks that add a whole new twist to behaving badly:

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media,

©2017 InvestorPlace Media, LLC