Sunday , 21 July 2024

Conservative “Cannabis” Stocks Portfolio Down 3% In April


An original article by Lorimer Wilson, Founder and Managing Editor of a site for sore eyes and inquisitive minds and your KEY to making money – which was first posted on under the title “April Recap: Conservative “Cannabis” Stocks Portfolio Down 3%” with 839 pageviews to date.

The 5 tobacco, beer, and distiller/vintner companies with major investments in the cannabis sector, constituents in the munKNEE Conservative “Cannabis” Stocks Portfolio, are ranked below as to their performances last week, in descending order, and so far in April, their ownership in major cannabis stocks, their dividend yields and the latest news, commentary and/or analysis, where available.

Conservative “Cannabis” Stocks Portfolio

  1. Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD): UP 3.4% last week; DOWN 1.3% MTD in April
  2. Imperial Brands (IMBBY): UP 3.2% last week; UP 2.2% MTD
  3. Altria Group (MO): UP 3.1% last week; DOWN 0.6% MTD
  4. British American Tobacco (BTI): UP 0.7% last week; DOWN 4.1% MTD 
    • has a C$346M product development partnership with Organigram Holdings (OGI)
    • dividend yield: 10.0%
    • latest news, commentary and/or analysis:
  5. Constellation Brands (STZ): DOWN  0.3% last week; DOWN 4.3% MTD 
    • has a 39% stake in Canopy Growth (CGC)
    • dividend yield: 1.6%
    • latest news, commentary and/or analysis:
      • Constellation Brands distances itself from cannabis company Canopy Growth
        • Constellation intends to convert its stake in Canopy to a new category of shares that do not give voting power or the ability to collect payments from the company and will no longer have representation on Canopy’s board to eliminate the impact to their equity in earnings and do not intend to deploy additional investment in Canopy going forward.


The munKNEE Conservative “Cannabis” Stocks Portfolio was UP 0.7% last week but was DOWN 3.1% in April (as of April 26th) and is now UP 4.1% YTD. In addition, the stocks in the Index now have an average dividend yield of 3.3%.