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Best Tobacco Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top tobacco stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best tobacco stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the tobacco industry.

Industry: Tobacco
Ticker
Company
Forecast Score
Market Cap
Price
Price Target
Upside/Downside
Consensus
Analysts
Fore. Revenue Growth
Fore. Earnings Growth
Forecast ROE
Forecast ROA
BTI
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC
$107.97B$43.95N/AN/AStrong Buy12.63%11.13%15.98%7.61%
TPB
TURNING POINT BRANDS INC
$531.58M$29.31$53.3381.96%Strong Buy20.27%4.03%46.54%9.76%
UVV
UNIVERSAL CORP
$1.46B$59.47N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
VGR
VECTOR GROUP LTD
$1.69B$10.88$16.3350.12%Strong Buy324.69%-19.86%-21.20%19.52%
MO
ALTRIA GROUP INC
$78.58B$43.40$51.2017.97%Hold5-6.38%48.76%-618.26%27.04%
RLX
RLX TECHNOLOGY INC
$3.63B$2.32$1.50-35.30%Hold1N/A-69.60%7.77%6.60%
PM
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC
$160.28B$103.40$106.753.24%Buy4-27.18%3.91%-81.82%19.80%
KAVL
KAIVAL BRANDS INNOVATIONS GROUP INC
$53.61M$1.72N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Tobacco Stocks FAQ

What are the best tobacco stocks to buy right now in Jun 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best tobacco stocks to buy right now are:

1. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NYSE:BTI)


BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NYSE:BTI) is the top tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 48, which is 6 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 42. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO has seen its stock return 12.46% over the past year, overperforming other tobacco stocks by 20 percentage points.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. UNIVERSAL (NYSE:UVV)


UNIVERSAL (NYSE:UVV) is the second best tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 47, which is 5 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 42. It passed 15 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. UNIVERSAL has seen its stock return 6.31% over the past year, overperforming other tobacco stocks by 14 percentage points.

3. TURNING POINT BRANDS (NYSE:TPB)


TURNING POINT BRANDS (NYSE:TPB) is the third best tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 47, which is 5 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 42. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. TURNING POINT BRANDS has seen its stock lose -33.81% over the past year, underperforming other tobacco stocks by -27 percentage points.

TURNING POINT BRANDS has an average 1 year price target of $53.33, an upside of 81.96% from TURNING POINT BRANDS's current stock price of $29.31.

TURNING POINT BRANDS stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering TURNING POINT BRANDS, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the tobacco stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 6 tobacco stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 tobacco stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. ALTRIA GROUP (NYSE:MO)


ALTRIA GROUP (NYSE:MO) has an annual dividend yield of 8.29%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.35%. ALTRIA GROUP's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. ALTRIA GROUP's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

ALTRIA GROUP's dividend payout ratio of 217.1% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. VECTOR GROUP (NYSE:VGR)


VECTOR GROUP (NYSE:VGR) has an annual dividend yield of 7.35%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.35%. VECTOR GROUP's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. VECTOR GROUP's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

VECTOR GROUP's dividend payout ratio of 56.7% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NYSE:BTI)


BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NYSE:BTI) has an annual dividend yield of 6.78%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.35%. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% six times in the last 10 years. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO's dividend payout ratio of 74.4% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are tobacco stocks up?

Tobacco stocks were up 2.35% in the last day, and up 3.24% over the last week. ALTRIA GROUP was the among the top gainers in the tobacco industry, gaining 2.09% yesterday.

Altria shares are trading higher after Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock from Underweight to Equal-Weight.

What are the most undervalued tobacco stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued tobacco stocks right now are:

1. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NYSE:BTI)


BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NYSE:BTI) is the most undervalued tobacco stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO has a valuation score of 71, which is 26 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 45. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO's stock has gained 12.46% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by 20 percentage points.

2. UNIVERSAL (NYSE:UVV)


UNIVERSAL (NYSE:UVV) is the second most undervalued tobacco stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. UNIVERSAL has a valuation score of 71, which is 26 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 45. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

UNIVERSAL's stock has gained 6.31% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by 14 percentage points.

3. TURNING POINT BRANDS (NYSE:TPB)


TURNING POINT BRANDS (NYSE:TPB) is the third most undervalued tobacco stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. TURNING POINT BRANDS has a valuation score of 57, which is 12 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 45. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

TURNING POINT BRANDS's stock has dropped -33.81% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by -27 percentage points.

Are tobacco stocks a good buy now?

50% of tobacco stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect tobacco stocks to rise by 21.03% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the tobacco industry?

The average P/E ratio of the tobacco industry is 17.5x.
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