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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
Dividends Score
Market Cap
Dividend Yield
Payout Ratio
Last Dividend
Annual Dividend
Dividend Percentile
Dividend Dropped Count (L10Y)
Ex-dividend Date
Div. Payment Date
MO
ALTRIA GROUP INC
$85.36B7.64%141.60%$0.9400$3.6489%0
TPB
TURNING POINT BRANDS INC
$385.88M1.07%10.90%$0.0600$0.2418%02022-12-152023-01-06
RLX
RLX TECHNOLOGY INC
$3.45BN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
BTI
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC
$103.94B7.01%104.60%$0.7404$2.9787%62022-12-222023-02-06
UVV
UNIVERSAL CORP
$1.41B5.47%87.00%$0.7900$3.1482%02023-01-062023-02-06
VGR
VECTOR GROUP LTD
$1.76B7.02%81.60%$0.2000$0.8087%12022-12-082022-12-20
PM
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC
$161.69B4.81%89.30%$1.2700$5.0278%0
HPCO
HEMPACCO CO INC
$36.23MN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
KAVL
KAIVAL BRANDS INNOVATIONS GROUP INC
$60.38MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A

Tobacco Stocks FAQ

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

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

1. Altria Group (NYSE:MO)


Altria Group (NYSE:MO) is the top tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 48, which is 11 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 37. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Altria Group has seen its stock return 10.23% over the past year, overperforming other tobacco stocks by 4 percentage points.

Altria Group has an average 1 year price target of $77.00, an upside of 61.66% from Altria Group's current stock price of $47.63.

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.

2. Turning Point Brands (NYSE:TPB)


Turning Point Brands (NYSE:TPB) is the second best tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 47, which is 10 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 37. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Turning Point Brands has seen its stock lose -40.77% over the past year, underperforming other tobacco stocks by -47 percentage points.

Turning Point Brands has an average 1 year price target of $22.00, an upside of 0.14% from Turning Point Brands's current stock price of $21.97.

Turning Point Brands stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Turning Point Brands, 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.

3. Rlx Technology (NYSE:RLX)


Rlx Technology (NYSE:RLX) is the third best tobacco stock with a Zen Score of 42, which is 5 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 37. It passed 13 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Rlx Technology has seen its stock lose -41.08% over the past year, underperforming other tobacco stocks by -48 percentage points.

Rlx Technology has an average 1 year price target of $1.50, a downside of -42.49% from Rlx Technology's current stock price of $2.61.

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.

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 7.64%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.5%. 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. Vector Group (NYSE:VGR)


Vector Group (NYSE:VGR) has an annual dividend yield of 7.02%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.5%. 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.

3. British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)


British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) has an annual dividend yield of 7.01%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the tobacco industry average of 5.5%. 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.

Why are tobacco stocks up?

Tobacco stocks were up 1.31% in the last day, and up 4.63% over the last week.

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

What are the most undervalued tobacco stocks?

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

1. Turning Point Brands (NYSE:TPB)


Turning Point Brands (NYSE:TPB) is the most undervalued tobacco stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Turning Point Brands has a valuation score of 71, which is 34 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 37. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Turning Point Brands's stock has dropped -40.77% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by -47 percentage points.

2. British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)


British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) is the second most undervalued tobacco stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. British American Tobacco has a valuation score of 57, which is 20 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 37. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

British American Tobacco's stock has gained 24.44% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by 18 percentage points.

3. Rlx Technology (NYSE:RLX)


Rlx Technology (NYSE:RLX) is the third most undervalued tobacco stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Rlx Technology has a valuation score of 43, which is 6 points higher than the tobacco industry average of 37. It passed 3 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Rlx Technology's stock has dropped -41.08% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the tobacco industry by -48 percentage points.

Are tobacco stocks a good buy now?

50% of tobacco stocks rated by analysts are a hold right now. On average, analysts expect tobacco stocks to rise by 18.22% 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 17.36x.
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