Big Tobacco Is Betting $2 Billion on This Pot Stock

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) is one of the largest tobacco producers in the world. Its size is truly remarkable. Last quarter, despite the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company generated more than $5 billion in sales. It also produced a quarterly profit of nearly $2 billion, up 38% year over year. Those profits help service an 8.6% dividend. If you…

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Growth Investors: This Pot Stock Can Hit $1 Billion

Pot stocks are in a world of pain. Long gone are the days of 2018, when every cannabis company was seeing its valuation explode higher. Last year, an industry-wide bear market forced marijuana stock prices down by 50%. The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 only compounded those troubles. Look at industry leaders like Cronos Group. In early 2019, the company had…

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Will Altria Buy Out Cronos (TSX:CRON) Stock?

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) is a giant company. Now valued at $70 billion, the tobacco behemoth has advantages that smaller competitors simply don’t possess. In today’s environment, Altria’s access to capital is most prized of all. There’s a chance the company could use its power to completely acquire its cannabis partner, Cronos Group Inc (TSX:CRON)(NASDAQ:CRON). In December of 2018, Altria and Cronos…

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Canadian Cannabis: Is Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) Stock Still a Buy Right Now?

It used to be profitability that signified a Canadian cannabis stock’s biggest buy signal. Right now, though, it’s cash runway. Profitability is still crucial, but cash is key in the race for survival. And not all Canadian cannabis stocks are going to survive. “Survive now, thrive later” is the name of the game. So, which companies are likeliest to get…

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2 Pot Stocks to Buy, 1 to Avoid

In 2018, every pot stock skyrocketed in value. In 2019, every pot stock plummeted in value. This year, expect the results to be somewhere in the middle, with some stocks performing well, while others struggle to survive. Why will 2020 be a mixed bag for cannabis investors? Looking at the results in 2018, the market was clearly rushing to supply…

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Aurora Cannabis’s (TSX:ACB) Stock Price Underperforms CannTrust Holdings’s (TSX:TRST)

After a heavy beating in 2019, when cannabis firms’ shares fell 80% from their peak valuation to less than $2.80 at year-end, Aurora Cannabis’s (TSX:ACB)(NYSE:ACB) stock price hasn’t performed any better so far in 2020. Some investors may wish they had invested in an embattled CannTrust Holdings (TSX:TRST)(NYSE:CTST) in January this year instead. During the first 20 days of 2020,…

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Will Cronos (TSX:CRON) and Altria (NYSE:MO) Take Over the Cannabis Market?

Few cannabis stocks are better positioned than Cronos Group (TSX:CRON)(NASDAQ:CRON). That’s because it has the backing of one of the most powerful, well-financed, most influential companies on the planet: Altria Group (NYSE:MO). Today, Altria is responsible for more than half of all U.S. cigarette sales. Its market cap exceeds $100 billion. That’s larger than every Canadian pot stock combined. With a $3…

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Why Cronos (TSX:CRON) Stock Might Be the Top Pot Investment of 2020

It’s time to invest in pot stocks again. After a difficult 2019, the market is finally regaining its footing, with many top stocks eking out small gains to start the year. Yet the year ahead won’t look anything like the bull market of 2018, where any company even remotely related to marijuana experienced an exponential rise in their share prices.…

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Don’t Buy Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) Stock: These Pot Stocks Take the Cake

Canopy Growth Corp (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) is one of the most loved cannabis stocks on the market. With a valuation of $8.6 billion, it’s also one of the largest. One of the biggest reasons for Canopy’s vaunted position is Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Constellation is a highly successful consumer brand company. With the rights to globally recognized brands like Modelo and Corona,…

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$100 Billion Tobacco Giant Altria (NYSE:MO) Just Bet Big on This Cannabis Stock

The cannabis industry has been hit hard in recent months, with popular marijuana-based ETFs down 50% or more. Yet recent actions from $100 billion tobacco behemoth Altria Group (NYSE:MO) could signal a bottom. On November 20, Altria purchased four million shares of Cronos Group (TSX:CRON)(NASDAQ:CRON), adding to its existing position in the company. Notably, the purchases follow a steep 70%…

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