FAQs

On what exchange is Vector Group Ltd’s common stock listed?

Vector Group is a publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “VGR”.

What is the CUSIP Number for Vector Group Ltd.’s Common Stock?

92240M108

Who is Vector Group’s transfer agent and how does a registered stockholder contact the agent for account information?

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
6210 15th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11219
T: 1-877-777-0800 ext. 6820
Email: info@amstock.com
Website: www.amstock.com

Does Vector Group Ltd. offer direct deposit of dividends?

Yes, and please download and complete this form and mail to Operations Center, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, 6210 15th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219.

What is Vector Group’s dividend history since 1995?

Declared Ex-Date Record Payable Amount Type
12/6/16 12/19/16 12/21/16 12/29/16 0.400000 Regular Cash
9/1/16 9/19/16 9/21/16 9/29/16 5.000% Stock Dividend
8/31/16 9/19/16 9/21/16 9/29/16 0.380952 Regular Cash
6/1/16 6/20/16 6/22/16 6/29/16 0.380952 Regular Cash
3/2/16 3/17/16 3/21/16 3/30/16 0.380952 Regular Cash
12/1/15 12/11/15 12/15/15 12/29/15 0.380952 Regular Cash
9/2/15 9/14/15 9/16/15 9/29/15 5.000% STOCK DIVIDEND
9/2/15 9/14/15 9/16/15 9/29/15 0.362812 REGULAR CASH
5/28/15 6/15/15 6/17/15 6/30/15 0.362812 REGULAR CASH
3/4/15 3/16/15 3/18/15 3/31/15 0.362812 Regular Cash
12/1/14 12/10/14 12/12/14 12/30/14 0.362812 Regular Cash
9/2/14 9/11/14 9/15/14 9/26/14 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/2/14 9/11/14 9/15/14 9/26/14 0.345535 Regular Cash
5/28/14 6/11/14 6/13/14 6/27/14 0.345535 Regular Cash
3/10/14 3/18/14 3/20/14 3/28/14 0.345535 Regular Cash
12/2/13 12/11/13 12/13/13 12/27/13 0.345535 Regular Cash
9/4/13 9/12/13 9/16/13 9/27/13 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/4/13 9/12/13 9/16/13 9/27/13 0.329081 Regular Cash
5/31/13 6/12/13 6/14/13 6/27/13 0.329081 Regular Cash
2/28/13 3/13/13 3/15/13 3/28/13 0.329081 Regular Cash
11/28/12 12/6/12 12/10/12 12/20/12 0.329081 Regular Cash
9/4/12 9/19/12 9/21/12 9/28/12 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/4/12 9/19/12 9/21/12 9/28/12 0.31341 Regular Cash
5/31/12 6/18/12 6/20/12 6/28/12 0.31341 Regular Cash
3/5/12 3/14/12 3/16/12 3/29/12 0.31341 Regular Cash
11/28/11 12/13/11 12/15/11 12/29/11 0.31341 Regular Cash
9/1/11 9/16/11 9/20/11 9/29/11 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/1/11 9/16/11 9/20/11 9/29/11 0.298486 Regular Cash
6/8/11 6/15/11 6/17/11 6/29/11 0.298486 Regular Cash
3/7/11 3/16/11 3/18/11 3/29/11 0.298486 Regular Cash
12/7/10 12/16/10 12/20/10 12/30/10 0.298486 Regular Cash
9/2/10 9/14/10 9/16/10 9/29/10 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/2/10 9/14/10 9/16/10 9/29/10 0.284273 Regular Cash
6/8/10 6/16/10 6/18/10 6/30/10 0.284273 Regular Cash
3/9/10 3/17/10 3/19/10 3/30/10 0.284273 Regular Cash
12/7/09 12/16/09 12/18/09 12/30/09 0.284273 Regular Cash
9/8/09 9/16/09 9/18/09 9/29/09 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/8/09 9/16/09 9/18/09 9/29/09 0.270736 Regular Cash
6/3/09 6/16/09 6/18/09 6/30/09 0.270736 Regular Cash
3/9/09 3/18/09 3/20/09 3/31/09 0.270736 Regular Cash
12/5/08 12/16/08 12/18/08 12/29/08 0.270736 Regular Cash
9/4/08 9/17/08 9/19/08 9/29/08 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/4/08 9/17/08 9/19/08 9/29/08 0.257844 Regular Cash
6/6/08 6/17/08 6/19/08 6/27/08 0.257844 Regular Cash
3/10/08 3/18/08 3/20/08 3/28/08 0.257844 Regular Cash
12/6/07 12/18/07 12/20/07 12/28/07 0.257844 Regular Cash
9/6/07 9/18/07 9/20/07 9/28/07 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/6/07 9/18/07 9/20/07 9/28/07 0.245565 Regular Cash
6/7/07 6/18/07 6/20/07 6/29/07 0.245565 Regular Cash
3/7/07 3/15/07 3/19/07 3/29/07 0.245565 Regular Cash
12/6/06 12/15/06 12/19/06 12/28/06 0.245565 Regular Cash
9/6/06 9/18/06 9/20/06 9/29/06 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/6/06 9/18/06 9/20/06 9/29/06 0.233872 Regular Cash
6/8/06 6/16/06 6/20/06 6/29/06 0.233872 Regular Cash
3/7/06 3/16/06 3/20/06 12/29/06 0.233872 Regular Cash
12/7/05 12/16/05 12/20/05 12/29/05 0.233872 Regular Cash
9/9/05 9/16/05 9/20/05 9/29/05 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/8/05 9/16/05 9/20/05 9/29/05 0.222735 Regular Cash
6/8/05 6/16/05 6/20/05 6/29/05 0.222735 Regular Cash
3/4/05 3/16/05 3/18/05 3/30/05 0.222735 Regular Cash
3/4/05 3/16/05 3/18/05 3/30/05 6 per 25 Spinoff
12/7/04 12/15/04 12/17/04 12/30/04 0.222735 Regular Cash
9/8/04 9/16/04 9/20/04 9/29/04 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/8/04 9/16/04 9/20/04 9/29/04 0.212129 Regular Cash
6/9/04 6/18/04 6/22/04 9/30/04 0.212129 Regular Cash
3/3/04 3/17/04 3/19/04 3/29/04 0.212129 Regular Cash
12/9/03 12/17/03 12/19/03 12/30/03 0.212129 Regular Cash
9/9/03 9/17/03 9/19/03 9/29/03 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/9/03 9/17/03 9/19/03 9/29/03 0.202027 Regular Cash
6/12/03 6/19/03 6/23/03 6/27/03 0.202027 Regular Cash
3/6/03 3/19/03 3/21/03 3/28/03 0.202027 Regular Cash
12/10/02 12/18/02 12/20/02 12/30/02 0.202027 Regular Cash
9/9/02 9/18/02 9/20/02 9/27/02 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/9/02 9/18/02 9/20/02 9/27/02 0.192407 Regular Cash
6/12/02 6/20/02 6/24/02 6/28/02 0.192407 Regular Cash
3/8/02 3/19/02 3/21/02 3/28/02 0.192407 Regular Cash
11/30/01 12/6/01 12/10/01 12/20/01 0.192407 Regular Cash
11/30/01 12/6/01 12/10/01 12/20/01 .348 : 1 Spinoff
9/13/01 9/19/01 9/21/01 9/28/01 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/13/01 9/19/01 9/21/01 9/28/01 0.183245 Regular Cash
6/11/01 6/20/01 6/22/01 6/29/01 0.183245 Regular Cash
3/9/01 3/19/01 3/21/01 3/28/01 0.183245 Regular Cash
12/11/00 12/20/00 12/22/00 12/28/00 0.183245 Regular Cash
9/11/00 9/20/00 9/22/00 9/28/00 5.000% Stock Dividend
9/11/00 9/20/00 9/22/00 9/28/00 0.174519 Regular Cash
6/13/00 6/21/00 6/23/00 6/30/00 0.109074 Regular Cash
3/13/00 3/22/00 3/24/00 3/30/00 0.109074 Regular Cash
12/10/99 12/17/99 12/21/99 12/28/99 0.109074 Regular Cash
9/13/99 9/22/99 9/24/99 9/30/99 0.109074 Regular Cash
9/13/99 9/22/99 9/24/99 9/30/99 5.000% Stock Dividend
6/10/99 6/21/99 6/23/99 6/30/99 0.031164 Regular Cash
3/12/99 3/23/99 3/25/99 3/30/99 0.031164 Regular Cash
12/4/98 12/15/98 12/17/98 12/22/98 0.031164 Regular Cash
9/18/98 9/24/98 9/28/98 10/2/98 0.031164 Regular Cash
6/11/98 6/19/98 6/23/98 6/30/98 0.031164 Regular Cash
3/13/98 3/23/98 3/25/98 3/31/98 0.031164 Regular Cash
12/3/97 12/10/97 12/12/97 12/16/97 0.031164 Regular Cash
9/9/97 9/22/97 9/24/97 9/30/97 0.031164 Regular Cash
6/13/97 6/23/97 6/25/97 6/30/97 0.031164 Regular Cash
3/12/97 3/20/97 3/24/97 3/27/97 0.031164 Regular Cash
12/16/96 12/24/96 12/27/96 1/3/97 0.031164 Regular Cash
9/9/96 9/17/96 9/19/96 9/26/96 0.031164 Regular Cash
6/3/96 6/12/96 6/14/96 6/21/96 0.031164 Regular Cash
3/12/96 3/20/96 3/22/96 3/29/96 0.031164 Regular Cash
12/7/95 12/14/95 12/18/95 12/20/95 0.031164 Regular Cash
9/11/95 9/20/95 9/22/95 9/26/95 0.031164 Regular Cash
9/19/95 9/27/95 9/29/95 9/30/95 0.031164 Regular Cash
1/25/95 1/31/95 2/6/95 2/13/95 0.031164 Regular Cash

What are the tax consequences of distributions paid in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016?

A portion of 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 cash and property distributions on Vector Group’s common stock are nontaxable returns of capital. Please refer to the letters below and consult your tax advisor. Stockholders should secure their own tax advice regarding the status of cash and property distributions under applicable federal, state and local tax laws.

2011 Dividend Letter

2012 Dividend Letter

2013 Dividend Letter

2014 Dividend Letter

2015 Dividend Letter

2016 Dividend Letter

For additional information please contact
American Stock Transfer at:

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
6210 15th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11219
T: 1-877-777-0800 ext. 6820
Email: info@amstock.com

Who is the trustee for Vector’s 7.50% Variable Interest Senior Convertible Notes due 2019?

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is Vector’s trustee. Wells Fargo’s address is as follows: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Corporate Trust Services MAC N9300-061, 600 S. 4th Street, 11th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55415. Please contact Claire Alber at 612-667-0337 with questions about interest payments and Barry D. Somrock at 612-667-8485 with questions about conversions related to Vector’s 7.50% Variable Interest Senior Convertible Notes due 2019.

Who is the Trustee for Vector’s 5.50% Variable Interest Senior Convertible Notes Due 2020?

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is Vector’s trustee. Wells Fargo’s address is as follows: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Corporate Trust Services MAC N9300-061, 600 S. 4th Street, 11th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55415. Please contact Claire Alber at 612-667-0337 with questions about interest payments and Barry D. Somrock at 612-667-8485 with questions about conversions related to Vector’s 5.50% Variable Interest Senior Convertible Notes due 2020.

Who is the trustee for Vector’s 6.125% Senior Secured Notes due 2025?

U.S. Bank National Association is Vector’s trustee. U.S. Bank National Association's address is as follows: U.S. Bank National Association, 60 Livingston Avenue, EP-MN-WS3C, St. Paul, MN 55107-2292. Please contact Bondholder Services at 1-800-934-6802 with questions about interest payments related to Vector's 6.125% Senior Secured Notes due 2025.

What is Vector’s Corporate Credit Rating?

Moody’s has assigned a ‘B2’ Corporate Family Rating to Vector Group Ltd. while Standard and Poor’s has assigned a ‘B’ Corporate Credit Rating.

What is the rating of Vector’s 6.125% Senior Secured Notes due 2025?

Vector’s 6.125% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 are rated ‘Ba3’ by Moody’s and ‘BB -’ by Standard and Poor’s.

What is the status of Vector’s 7.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2021?

Vector has provided notice to its trustee that it will redeem its Senior Secured Notes due 2021 on February 27, 2017.

How do I obtain additional information?

Inquiries - US

Emily Deissler
edeissler@sardverb.com
212-687-8080

Inquiries - Europe

Conrad Harrington
charrington@sardverb.com
+44 (0)20 3178 8914