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Shares of Alliance One International Rank the Lowest in Terms of Price to Last Quarter Annualized Sales Ratio in the Tobacco Industry (AOI, UVV, VGR, PM, MO)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Tobacco industry with the lowest Price to Last Quarter Annualized (LQA) Sales ratios. Price/LQA Sales is a valuable metric used to compare comparable companies using the most recent sales data on an annualized basis. Generally, the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company.

Alliance One International ranks lowest with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.07. Universal is next with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.45. Vector Group ranks third lowest with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 2.24.

Philip Morris follows with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 5.38, and Altria Group rounds out the bottom five with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 7.05.

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Ticker(s): AOI UVV VGR PM MO