VGR Vector

Vector Group Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the distribution of tobacco products. It operates through the following segments: Tobacco, Real Estate, and Corporate and Other. The Tobacco segment consists of manufacture and sale of cigarettes. The Real Estate segment includes acquisition and investments in real estate properties and projects. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Miami, FL.

Company profile

Howard Lorber
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VGR stock data



6 May 21
3 Aug 21
31 Dec 21
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Financial data from Vector earnings reports.

Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 395.08M 395.08M 395.08M 395.08M 395.08M 395.08M
Cash burn (monthly) (positive/no burn) 6.67M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) n/a 27.59M n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cash remaining n/a 367.49M n/a n/a n/a n/a
Runway (months of cash) n/a 55.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
10 Jul 21 James D Ballard Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 13.775 1,967 27.1K 43,033
1 Jul 21 Lorber Howard M Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 14.2175 194,706 2.77M 1,722,272
1 Jul 21 Lorber Howard M Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 399,815 0 1,916,978
21 Jun 21 Wilson White Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 3,500 0 3,500
27 May 21 Lorber Howard M Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 14.4825 26,781 387.86K 1,517,163

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

62.3% owned by funds/institutions
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Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 205 201 +2.0%
Opened positions 30 30
Closed positions 26 28 -7.1%
Increased positions 68 70 -2.9%
Reduced positions 70 73 -4.1%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 1.34B 1.41B -4.9%
Total shares 96.08M 94.83M +1.3%
Total puts 58.6K 49K +19.6%
Total calls 250.8K 109.9K +128.2%
Total put/call ratio 0.2 0.4 -47.6%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
BLK Blackrock 20.96M $292.41M +5.3%
Vanguard 15.26M $212.83M +8.1%
Capital Research Global Investors 11.18M $155.94M -12.7%
Renaissance Technologies 9.07M $126.46M -7.6%
Etf Managers 4.74M $66.12M +117.5%
STT State Street 4M $55.87M +0.6%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 3.75M $52.28M +0.2%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 3.69M $51.44M -3.1%
Geode Capital Management 2.22M $30.98M +10.0%
IVZ Invesco 1.64M $22.84M +10.3%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Etf Managers 4.74M +2.56M +117.5%
Capital Research Global Investors 11.18M -1.63M -12.7%
Vanguard 15.26M +1.15M +8.1%
BLK Blackrock 20.96M +1.06M +5.3%
Renaissance Technologies 9.07M -750.09K -7.6%
MNGPF Man 0 -688.57K EXIT
Teacher Retirement System Of Texas 216.26K -281.93K -56.6%
BAC Bank Of America 332.42K +227.67K +217.3%
WFC Wells Fargo & Co. 290.83K -211.31K -42.1%
Geode Capital Management 2.22M +202.34K +10.0%

Financial report summary

  • FDA Regulation under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act may adversely affect our sales and operating profit.
  • Maintaining the integrity of our computer systems and protecting confidential information and personal identifying information has become increasingly costly, as cybersecurity incidents could disrupt business operations, result in the loss of critical and confidential information, and adversely impact our reputation and results of operations.
Management Discussion
  • For purposes of this discussion and other consolidated financial reporting, our business segments for the three months ended March 31, 2021 and 2020 were Tobacco and Real Estate. The Tobacco segment consisted of the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. The Real Estate segment included our investment in New Valley, which includes ownership of Douglas Elliman, investments in real estate and investments in real estate ventures.
  • (1) Operating income includes $2,722 received from a litigation settlement associated with the MSA (which reduced cost of sales) and $5 of litigation settlement and judgment expense.
  • (2) Operating loss includes $58,252 of impairment charges related to the impairments of goodwill and other intangible assets.
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