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Relatively High Dividend Yield Detected in Shares of Vector Group in the Tobacco Industry (VGR, PM, MO, UVV, RAI)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Tobacco industry with the highest dividend yields. Dividends can enhance returns for investors seeking income in addition to capital gains.

Vector Group ranks highest with a a dividend yield of 6.0%. Following is Philip Morris with a a dividend yield of 4.7%. Altria Group ranks third highest with a a dividend yield of 3.9%.

Universal follows with a a dividend yield of 3.7%, and Reynolds American rounds out the top five with a a dividend yield of 3.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Altria Group on July 28th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $66.78. Since that call, shares of Altria Group have fallen 6.5%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): VGR PM MO UVV RAI