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Best Tobacco Stocks to Buy Now (2023)
Top tobacco stocks in 2023 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best tobacco stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the tobacco industry.

Industry: Tobacco
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RLX
RLX TECHNOLOGY INC
$2.91B$959.27M$351.90M$300.87M$0.23-24.97%N/A48.68%N/A2023-03-09
MO
ALTRIA GROUP INC
$84.07B$25.24B$8.31B$4.70B$2.57-3.15%-0.38%73.65%-20.28%
BTI
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC
$93.18B$31.78B$11.10B$6.52B$2.84-9.18%10.41%-22.99%-0.87%2023-02-09
VGR
VECTOR GROUP LTD
$2.02B$372.00M$334.07M$155.86M$0.98-45.90%-26.92%-25.76%27.40%2023-02-27
UVV
UNIVERSAL CORP
$1.35B$2.38B$222.11M$89.40M$3.6113.65%2.62%-9.75%19.20%
TPB
TURNING POINT BRANDS INC
$417.85M$416.90M$74.53M$39.41M$2.16-6.41%9.40%-25.26%2.93%2023-02-20
PM
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC
$159.04B$81.47B$12.91B$8.74B$5.620.67%1.48%-2.26%4.41%2023-02-09
KAVL
KAIVAL BRANDS INNOVATIONS GROUP INC
$42.97M$12.76M-$14.26M-$14.37M-$0.36-78.29%N/AN/AN/A2023-03-16
HPCO
HEMPACCO CO INC
$23.84MN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Tobacco Stocks FAQ

What are the best tobacco stocks to buy right now in Feb 2023?

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

1. Rlx Technology (NYSE:RLX)


Rlx Technology (NYSE:RLX) is the top tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 52, which is 16 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 36. It passed 16 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Rlx Technology has seen its stock lose -27.87% over the past year, underperforming other tobacco stocks by -22 percentage points.

Rlx Technology has an average 1 year price target of $1.50, a downside of -31.77% from Rlx Technology's current stock price of $2.20.

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

2. Altria Group (NYSE:MO)


Altria Group (NYSE:MO) is the second best tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 48, which is 12 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 36. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Altria Group has seen its stock lose -6.96% over the past year, underperforming other tobacco stocks by -1 percentage points.

Altria Group has an average 1 year price target of $77.30, an upside of 64.78% from Altria Group's current stock price of $46.91.

Altria Group stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 10 analysts covering Altria Group, 30% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 20% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)


British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) is the third best tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 44, which is 8 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 36. It passed 16 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. British American Tobacco has seen its stock lose -13.28% over the past year, underperforming other tobacco stocks by -8 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.

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 7.84%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.57%. 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 141.6% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)


British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) has an annual dividend yield of 7.81%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.57%. 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 104.6% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)


Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) has an annual dividend yield of 6.12%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.57%. 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 81.6% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are tobacco stocks down?

Tobacco stocks were down -0.74% in the last day, and up 2.07% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why tobacco stocks are down.

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 33 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 38. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

British American Tobacco's stock has dropped -13.28% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by -8 percentage points.

2. Rlx Technology (NYSE:RLX)


Rlx Technology (NYSE:RLX) is the second most undervalued tobacco stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Rlx Technology has a valuation score of 71, which is 33 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 38. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Rlx Technology's stock has dropped -27.87% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by -22 percentage points.

3. Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)


Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) is the third most undervalued tobacco stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Vector Group has a valuation score of 57, which is 19 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 38. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Vector Group's stock has gained 18.05% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by 24 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 21.6% 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 16.79x.
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