Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) – Better Returns – ETFdb.com Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) – Better ReturnsETFdb.comThe concept gets its beginnings with the Quaker community, and was originally a simple weeding-out of various “sin” stocks from broader portfolios. Removing stocks such as tobacco, firearms makers, alcohol... Read More..
Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) – Investorplace.com Investorplace.com Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)Investorplace.comThe “sin” stocks are supposed to do well in dull markets, especially when they provide a 4% dividend in a low-rate environment. The chart for Philip Morris is suggesting that the crowd is... Read More..
Turbo-Charged Altria Shows 'Big Tobacco' Has What It Takes – TheStreet.com TheStreet.com Turbo-Charged Altria Shows 'Big Tobacco' Has What It TakesTheStreet.com… What It Takes. 'Sin stocks' such as tobacco makers are under political and social pressure, but this stock is proving adept at surviving…and thriving.... Read More..
How Risky Is Altria Group Inc.? – Madison.com Madison.com How Risky Is Altria Group Inc.?Madison.comAs a sin stock, Altria is less affected by macroeconomic effects than the average stock. Altria's current beta is .67, which is one-third less than the overall market. In the event... Read More..
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No logo – The Economist No logoThe EconomistOther “sin” industries are worried. The International Trademark Association frets that governments might strip trademarks from junk food and liquor. It may become pointless for cigarette firms to start legal proceedings. The Trans-Pacific Partnership …and more » Digest powered... Read More..
How to Choose Stock Top Losers – Stock Transcript How to Choose Stock Top LosersStock TranscriptLike a number of other sin stocks, the companies are inclined to succeed through nice and bad economic times. UNH can do it as they are not trying to consolidate... Read More..