Sin Stocks News October 10, 2014

U.S. sin stocks could be safe haven for rattled investors – Financial Post Financial Post U.S. sin stocks could be safe haven for rattled investorsFinancial PostMost stock markets in the developed world are down in the past month, which can make it hard for investors to figure out where to hide. Global unrest continues to […]

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Sin Stocks News October 6, 2014

War – a minefield for ethical investors – The Globe and Mail War – a minefield for ethical investorsThe Globe and MailLike it or not, the sin stocks have tended to be safe stocks for investors who see profit as an amoral benefit, Mr. Rosentreter says. “Stocks like Altria [the parent company of Philip Morris […]

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Beer Merger: What Happened? Will It Happen? And What Will The Impact Be To Beer Stocks?

There’s nothing better than opening a cold, refreshing bottle of beer and sipping it. Well, that’s not entirely true: Opening two cold, refreshing bottles of beer and mixing them together (a la the Black and Tan — one of my favorite drinks) is measurably better. Most of the time, beers were meant to be enjoyed […]

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Sin Stocks News October 3, 2014

Tobacco Biggies May Face Higher tax if U.K. Labor Party Comes – Zacks.com Tobacco Biggies May Face Higher tax if U.K. Labor Party ComesZacks.comTobacco stocks like British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco declined last week after the news was flashed in fear of being hit hard again after U.K.'s opposition labor party promised to levy […]

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Sin Stocks News September 19, 2014

Why Even the Righteous Should Invest in Sin – DailyFinance DailyFinance Why Even the Righteous Should Invest in SinDailyFinanceBoth the decision and Cramer's reaction highlight a long-running debate among investors: Should right-minded investors buy "sin" stocks? Typically these are companies involved in what can be considered immoral or unethical activities, the most well … Digest […]

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Sin Stocks News September 15, 2014

3 Great Shares For A Beginner's Portfolio: British American Tobacco plc, NEXT … – Yahoo Finance UK 3 Great Shares For A Beginner's Portfolio: British American Tobacco plc, NEXT …Yahoo Finance UKsmoking Multi-billionaire Warren Buffett, probably the world's most famous and successful investor, follows a strategy of buying great businesses with a view to holding […]

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Sin Stocks News September 14, 2014

30 Bad Boy All Star Dividend Dogs Track 12% August Upsides – Seeking Alpha (registration) 30 Bad Boy All Star Dividend Dogs Track 12% August UpsidesSeeking Alpha (registration)Projections based on estimated increases in dividend amounts from $1000 invested in the thirty highest yielding super sin stocks and aggregate one year analyst target share prices from […]

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Sin Stocks News September 12, 2014

'SoCap Shabbat' puts focus on Jewish lens for investing – Jweekly.com Jweekly.com 'SoCap Shabbat' puts focus on Jewish lens for investingJweekly.comHammerman kicked things off by explaining why a Jewish lens is needed for impact investing: because typical ground rules for most mainstream values-based investing — such as not investing in “sin stocks” like alcohol or […]

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Sin Stocks News September 10, 2014

Betting on Vice Doesn't Really Pan Out – AllAboutAlpha.com (blog) AllAboutAlpha.com (blog) Betting on Vice Doesn't Really Pan OutAllAboutAlpha.com (blog)It would be better to “overweight a portfolio with vice stocks during 'good' times and alternatively underweight sin in portfolios during 'bad' times.” Given how tricky the timing can be, though, he doesn't think that a […]

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Sin Stocks News September 7, 2014

Sin stocks: Alcohol is worse than you think – USA TODAY USA TODAY Sin stocks: Alcohol is worse than you thinkUSA TODAYWhen most people think of social responsibility, particularly investors, they think of tobacco, alcohol, weapons, and gambling companies as among the major examples of what not to support. These are a given, but we […]

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Sin Stocks News September 4, 2014

The Best Is Yet To Come For Ruger (RGR) – Seeking Alpha (registration) The Best Is Yet To Come For Ruger (RGR)Seeking Alpha (registration)They do not sell directly to law enforcement or the military. The stock has risen about 400% over the last 5 years on the back of surging firearm sales in the U.S. […]

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Sin Stocks News September 2, 2014

Revisiting Sin Stocks: Alcohol's Worse Than You Think – Motley Fool Revisiting Sin Stocks: Alcohol's Worse Than You ThinkMotley FoolWhen most people think of social responsibility, particularly investors, they think of tobacco, alcohol, weapons, and gambling companies as among the major examples of what not to support. These are a given, but we are increasingly […]

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Sin Stocks News August 31, 2014

Ignorance Works For Me – Seeking Alpha (registration) Ignorance Works For MeSeeking Alpha (registration)Not one of my favorite companies, just one of my favorite stocks, thanks to drawing on the logic of the expression "hate the sin and not the sinner." Back in the old days, before it spun off Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) it was […]

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