Does ethical investing generate higher returns? – Rexburg Standard Journal Does ethical investing generate higher returns?Rexburg Standard JournalMeanwhile, the USAMutuals Barrier Fund, which invests in tobacco, alcohol, gaming and weapons/defense stocks, beat both the Vanguard fund and the S&P 500 Index, with a ten-year annualized... Read More..
When Looking For A Rock Solid Dividend Play, It Doesn't Get Much Better Than … – Seeking Alpha When Looking For A Rock Solid Dividend Play, It Doesn't Get Much Better Than …Seeking AlphaThose of us looking for high yielding dividend stocks know there are... Read More..
3 Great Marijuana Stocks to Watch in 2016 – Profit Confidential 3 Great Marijuana Stocks to Watch in 2016Profit ConfidentialMarijuana_Stocks_2016 Investors that shun traditional sin stocks (gambling, tobacco, alcohol, porn) will probably not be interested in marijuana stocks. Those that have no issues with making... Read More..
This 'Sin' Stock Has Been Sharply Oversold – Nasdaq This 'Sin' Stock Has Been Sharply OversoldNasdaqSmoking and drinking are clearly bad for your health. Yet, the companies that make those products, known as "sin stocks," have proven they can overcome any economic downturn, restrictive legislation... Read More..
DiCaprio's move to sell oil stocks may affect Canada: Don Pittis – CBC.ca CBC.ca DiCaprio's move to sell oil stocks may affect Canada: Don PittisCBC.caThe theory goes like this. If the share price has a relatively weak effect on profitability, then falling share prices will... Read More..
How rich is the Catholic Church? – WND.com WND.com How rich is the Catholic Church?WND.com(The Street) Feeling guilty about investing in “sin” stocks, like makers of guns, cigarettes and alcohol products? Don't. Over the course of its history of investing, the Catholic Church has done... Read More..
3 Catholic Value Stocks to Bless Your Portfolio – Zacks.com 3 Catholic Value Stocks to Bless Your PortfolioZacks.comCompanies involved in operations related to abortion, adult entertainment and contraception are also excluded from the index. Stocks that violate these guidelines are generally known as 'sin stocks'.... Read More..
Green funds beat 'black' funds over 2 years – Financial Times Financial Times Green funds beat 'black' funds over 2 yearsFinancial TimesAndreas Hoepner, associate professor of finance, and Hampus Adamsson, research assistant, both at Henley Business School's ICMA Centre, found that previous studies demonstrating the... Read More..
Should You Buy Sin Stocks? – ValueWalk ValueWalk Should You Buy Sin Stocks?ValueWalkIndeed, there's plenty of evidence which shows that vice or sin stocks outperform the market (more on this later). Although, a recent study published in The Journal of Law and Financial Management, a... Read More..
Philip Morris' Disappointing Performance And 5% Dividend Yield – Seeking Alpha Seeking Alpha Philip Morris' Disappointing Performance And 5% Dividend YieldSeeking AlphaIn 2014, the government's income from tobacco taxes jumped another 50% compared to 2013, and it expects to collect about 20% more revenue from... Read More..
Research shows the wages of sin turn out to be a bit mediocre – Financial Times Financial Times Research shows the wages of sin turn out to be a bit mediocreFinancial TimesThe notion that “sin stocks” such as alcohol, tobacco and gaming companies consistently outperform... Read More..
Altria Remains an Essential Blue-Chip Income Stock (MO) – Investorplace.com Altria Remains an Essential Blue-Chip Income Stock (MO)Investorplace.comYes, Altria (MO) is a sin stock. But for income investors, it would be a sin not to own it. AltriaLogo Altria Remains an Essential Blue Chip Income... Read More..
Personal beliefs don't belong in your retirement account – MarketWatch MarketWatch Personal beliefs don't belong in your retirement accountMarketWatchA similar investment strategy would be to restrict the ownership of "sin" stocks, which include companies involved in the production and/or sale of tobacco, alcohol or firearms.... Read More..