Sin stocks are one category that some portfolio managers really do not want to discuss in their portfolios. These are companies that sell tobacco and alcohol products, run gambling casinos, or are in sex-related industries, weapons manufacture and now even marijuana producers. While at the margin they do not all seem sinful, some money management companies refuse to own any of them.
We screened our 24/7 Wall St. research database for companies that fall into this dubious category and found seven stocks that look like outstanding values. They are all rated Buy and should hold up well even in a protracted bear market. Check out these seven sin stocks that pay dividends.
This post originally appeared at 24/7 Wall St.