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Forget What Mom Says, Sin is In - These Tobacco, Casino, and Alcohol Stocks Scream "Buy"

Mar 18, 2019

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  • Some people are drawn to Sin, we are drawn to great stock ideas and today they are all about Sin stocks and companies we think you should be looking at NOW.
     
  • Today we highlight “Sin” stocks, or stocks that do business in industries some among us consider to be unethical or immoral such as alcohol, gambling, and tobacco, that are “Top Buys” in our Multi-Factor AI models.
     
  • Below you will find a list of the 13 Sin stocks that are rated “Top Buy” in either their respective capitalization model, their sector model, or both their capitalization and sector model.

Quantamize "Top Buy" Sin Stocks

Company Name Ticker Sector Industry Capitalization Model Ranking Sector Model Ranking
Betsson AB OM:BETS B, ADR: BTSNY Consumer Discretionary Casinos and Gaming European SMID-Cap "Top Buy" -
British American Tobacco p.l.c. LSE:BATS, ADR: BTI Consumer Staples Tobacco United Kingdom All-Cap "Top Buy" -
C&C Group plc ISE:GCC, ADR: CCGGY Consumer Staples Distillers and Vintners European SMID-Cap "Top Buy" -
Carlsberg A/S CPSE:CARL B, ADR: CABGY Consumer Staples Brewers European SMID-Cap "Top Buy" -
Diageo plc LSE:DGE, ADR: DEO Consumer Staples Distillers and Vintners United Kingdom All-Cap "Top Buy" -
Evolution Gaming Group AB (publ) OM:EVO, ADR: EVVTY Consumer Discretionary Casinos and Gaming European SMID-Cap "Top Buy" -
Heineken Holding N.V. ENXTAM:HEIO, ADR: HKHHY Consumer Staples Brewers European SMID-Cap "Top Buy" -
Imperial Brands PLC LSE:IMB, ADR: IMBBY Consumer Staples Tobacco United Kingdom All-Cap "Top Buy" -
NagaCorp Ltd. SEHK:3918, ADR: NGCRY Consumer Discretionary Casinos and Gaming China All-Cap "Top Buy" -
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. AMEX:UWN Consumer Discretionary Casinos and Gaming US Micro-Cap "Top Buy" -
Philip Morris International Inc. NYSE:PM Consumer Staples Tobacco US Large-Cap "Top Buy" Consumer Staples "Top Buy"
Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S CPSE:STG, ADR: SKNVY Consumer Staples Tobacco European SMID-Cap "Top Buy" -
Vector Group Ltd. NYSE:VGR Consumer Staples Tobacco US SMID-Cap "Attractive" Consumer Staples "Top Buy"

Source: Capital IQ

  • British American Tobacco Plc (LSE: BATS), the global provider of cigarettes and other tobacco and vapor products, maintains a dividend yield of 6.6% as of Friday’s closing price.
     
  • British American Tobacco is rated “Top Buy” in our United Kingdom All-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • Diageo Plc (LSE: DGE), through its brands such as Smirnoff, Crown Royal, Johnnie Walker, and Guinness, produces and sells alcoholic beverages including spirits, beer, cider, and wine to customers across the globe. Diageo Plc has increased its profitability, as represented by the company’s annual gross margin, in every year since FY2015 from 57.6% to 61.9% in FY2018.
     
  • Diageo Plc is rated “Top Buy” in our United Kingdom All-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • Heineken Holding N.V. (ENXTAM: HEIO), the Amsterdam-based brewer of beer and cider, has generated an annual adjusted EPS beat in every year since FY2014.
     
  • Heineken Holding is rated “Top Buy” in our European SMID-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • NagaCorp Ltd. (SEHK: 3918), the investment holding company that operates in the hotel, gaming, and leisure industry, offers a strong dividend yield of 4.1% as of today’s close while the stock trades at a multiple of 13.54x its forward 12M earnings.
     
  • NagaCorp was highlighted as a March “Top Buy” Stock Research Report, seen here.  
     
  • NagaCorp is rated “Top Buy” in our China All-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
     
  • Philip Morris International (PM) is the US-based manufacturer of cigarettes, other nicotine products, smoke-free products, and related accessories. Analysts project Phillip Morris to generate robust 8.56% per annum EPS growth over the next 3 years while the stock offers a dividend yield of 5.0% as of Friday’s close.
     
  • Philip Morris is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas and “Top Buy” in our Consumer Staples Global Top Stock Ideas.

 

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