Sin Stocks News March 19, 2015

Hemp Legalization Trend To Drive Tobacco Stocks – Seeking Alpha (registration) Hemp Legalization Trend To Drive Tobacco StocksSeeking Alpha (registration)As sin stocks have historically beaten the market over the long-term, there is probably little downside in owning these stocks, especially given these relatively attractive dividend yields, short of another 2008-like financial crisis. Other Big Tobacco […]

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America Loves Guns (And That’s Good News For Sin Stocks Investors)

America loves guns. And if you’re a sin stocks investor, you should too. And even if you don’t like to shoot things, you should at least love weapon sin stocks. I could probably stop the blog post there. But I won’t. How about some proof? In any industry it’s hard to measure demand but it’s […]

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Sin Stocks News March 15, 2015

MO investors profit from others' revulsion – San Antonio Express-News MO investors profit from others' revulsionSan Antonio Express-NewsWall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig recently highlighted a fund built specifically to take advantage of the aversion many investors feel for stocks in certain industries such as tobacco, alcohol, weapons and gambling. The fund — formerly known […]

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Sin Stocks News March 14, 2015

2 Sin Stocks With Killer Dividends – Investorplace.com 2 Sin Stocks With Killer DividendsInvestorplace.comThere is clearly a major problem on the sales and earnings front for many large multi-international corporations, and only 15% of the mega-cap stocks are now worth investing in. So, there is now a “seismic shock” rumbling through the S&P 500 that […]

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The Top Three Players In Tobacco Sin Stocks Are “Lighting Up”

On Sin Stocks Report, I’m always scouring the web for great information about sin stocks. I just read a great article, published yesterday, about the top three players among tobacco sin stocks in the US and what’s been happening with them. Altria (MO), the largest player, has seen its “fourth quarter profits more than doubled […]

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Irish Government Under Fire For “Hypocrisy” When It Comes To Sin Stocks

As reported by the Irish Examiner on Saturday, March 7, the Irish government is under fire for hypocrisy when it comes to sin stocks. On the one hand, the government has come out against tobacco and alcohol companies for the social problems they cause. On the other hand, the government invests in these very industries […]

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Sin Stocks News February 27, 2015

In Investing, Sin Has Its Own Rewards – Financial Advisor Magazine In Investing, Sin Has Its Own RewardsFinancial Advisor MagazineOver 81 years covered in an earlier study (http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~sternfin/mkacperc/public_html/sin.pdf), U.S. sin stocks (tobacco, gambling, alcohol) produced annualized excess returns of three to four percentage points a year. From 1985-2006 … Digest powered by RSS Digest

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Sin Stocks News February 26, 2015

Sin seems to be its own reward – GlobalPost Reuters Sin seems to be its own rewardGlobalPostOver 81 years covered in an earlier study (http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~sternfin/mkacperc/public_html/sin.pdf), U.S. sin stocks (tobacco, gambling, alcohol) produced annualized excess returns of three to four percentage points a year. From 1985-2006 …SAFT ON WEALTH-Sin seems to be its own rewardReuters Africaall 8 […]

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Sin Stocks News February 25, 2015

Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part Two] – ValueWalk Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part Two]ValueWalkA large amount of evidence points to the fact that sin stocks outperform because of their low valuations and small investor universe. Socially responsible investments are quite the opposite. As an example, the world's most ethical companies, as […]

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Sin Stocks News February 24, 2015

Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part One] – ValueWalk Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part One]ValueWalkAnd while the data itself is interesting — there seems to be an anomaly as to why big tobacco and sin stocks in general outperform — there's one point that I didn't cover in that article; the ethical […]

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Sin Stocks News February 21, 2015

MGM CEO: We can ride out China gambling volatility – CNBC MGM CEO: We can ride out China gambling volatilityCNBCAnalysts at Stifel Nicolaus said in a research note this week that "despite the challenges in Macau, MGM remains one of our favorite stocks due to its outsized exposure to Las Vegas." … Murren acknowledged to […]

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Sin Stocks News February 19, 2015

Altria Group: The Most Successful Public Company “Ever” – ValueWalk Altria Group: The Most Successful Public Company “Ever”ValueWalkIn my 35+ years in the financial business, I have never seen an analysis that compares socially-responsible investing to investing in so-called sin stocks. I think you'll find it very interesting. But before we jump into those topics, […]

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