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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This Pot Stock Can Rise 10 Times in Value

In 2018, pot stocks were going gangbusters. Several new startups attained billion-dollar valuations. The party ended in 2019, when the majority of the industry fell by more than 50%. Some smaller competitors lost 90% of their value. What does the future hold for 2020? So far, the results have been mixed. The worst of the 2019 bear market is now…

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Cannabis Investors: A Boom Is Coming

It’s official. The cannabis bubble has definitely burst. Across the board even the biggest cannabis stocks have come crashing down. Even before the pandemic, these stocks were in trouble. Now that COVID-19 is still sweeping the world, these cannabis stocks have an incredibly long road ahead. However, there are a few signs of life out there that investors should look…

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Coronavirus Market Meltdown: Buy Canopy Growth Stock for Defensive Pot Status

Speculations on whether the cannabis industry is a defensive, non-cyclical consumer staple producer with resilient sales that remain strong during economic recessions will settle when financial results for the first calendar quarter of 2020 start creeping in. Until then, should cannabis investors consider industry leader Canopy Growth’s (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) stock a defensive play during the ongoing coronavirus-induced economic meltdown? Canopy Growth…

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The Cannabis Connection to Coronavirus

That Canadians are stressed shouldn’t come as much of a shock. After all, the COVID-19 crisis has sent stocks plummeting, one in three Canadians worry they won’t make rent or mortgage payments, and thousands of people have lost their jobs. It’s therefore little wonder that some Canadians have turned to cannabis for stress relief. Canadians have flooded online cannabis retail…

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Forget Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB) and Invest in This Marijuana Stock Instead!

Equity markets are making a comeback this week after several governments announced a slew of economic measures to fight COVID-19. In the last three days, the iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index has gained close to 20%. This recovery has driven stocks of a number of companies higher. Several marijuana stocks are roaring back to life as well after a disappointing 2019.…

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Will Cannabis Stocks Prove Defensive in a COVID-19-Induced Recession?

Cannabis stocks took a beating during a coronavirus-induced market crash that deepened in March amid heightened and legitimate investor fears of a near-term economic recession. My prior proposition was that the marijuana industry could prove resilient during economic down turns. Will cannabis stocks prove defensive? Cannabis-resilient… like alcohol? Beer and alcohol demand usually remains strong during economic downturns, which makes…

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