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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Sin Stocks News February 16, 2015

Face facts: there's money in sin – Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk Face facts: there's money in sinTelegraph.co.ukTobacco illustrates the potential of investing in sin. Prior to the mid-1960s, before smoking became a sin, tobacco stocks underperformed the market. Once the health issues became well-known, cigarette companies started to outperform and they have been … Digest powered by RSS […]

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Sin Stocks News February 14, 2015

Face facts: there's money in sin – Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk Face facts: there's money in sinTelegraph.co.ukPrior to the mid-1960s, before smoking became a sin, tobacco stocks underperformed the market. Once the health issues became well-known, cigarette companies started to outperform and they have been key components in the portfolios of some of the most … 'Sin-Vestors' Can […]

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Sin Stocks News February 12, 2015

Another Inconvenient Truth: Vice Pays – Capital Finance International Evening Standard Another Inconvenient Truth: Vice PaysCapital Finance InternationalThe politically correct and socially sustainable is, though certainly laudable, not particularly profitable. Investors shunning sin stocks manage portfolios that are, on average, significantly less profitable than those possessed by shareholders …Anthony Hilton: Trust seasoned stocks to cook […]

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Sin Stocks News February 11, 2015

When "Sin" Pays: The Rise of E-Cigarettes – Motley Fool When "Sin" Pays: The Rise of E-CigarettesMotley FoolSean O'Reilly: Don't tell our mothers, we're talking about sin stocks again! This is the consumer goods edition of Industry Focus. Greetings Fools, I am Sean O'Reilly here at Fool headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, with the one and […]

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Sin Stocks News February 2, 2015

For Profit Prisons Offers Investors Moral, Financial Challenges – ValueWalk ValueWalk For Profit Prisons Offers Investors Moral, Financial ChallengesValueWalkStrubel Investment Management, a firm that invests in “sin” stocks such as tobacco, alcohol and defense contractors, has no interest in for profit prison management, a category firm CEO Ben Strubel categorizes as “thoroughly corrupt from top […]

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Sin Stocks News January 29, 2015

When "Sin" Pays: A Look at Big Tobacco – Motley Fool When "Sin" Pays: A Look at Big TobaccoMotley FoolWhat is a sin stock? Industry Focus will be looking at a whole series of them in coming weeks, from traditional cigarettes to e-cigs, alcohol, and more. This week we begin with the classic sin stock: […]

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Sin Stocks News January 27, 2015

Accounting for natural capital on financial exchanges – Mongabay.com Mongabay.com Accounting for natural capital on financial exchangesMongabay.comThe Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing reported that as of 2014, roughly one in six dollars invested in the U.S. is employing sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investing principles, including funds divested from the "sin stocks … Digest […]

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