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2011 Top S&P Stocks: No. 13 Lorrilard

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 1:14 PM ET

Lorillard posted a robust 32 percent year-to-date increase in its stock price, landing it the No. 13 spot in the 2011 top-performing S&P stocks.

“The sin stocks continue to perform, and this is one of them,” said trader Pete Najarian, who liked that it paid a dividend and traded at a healthy price-to-earnings ratio. “I think there’s a lot of reasons behind why Lorillard is still pretty attractive.”

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Shares of Lorillard, a cigarette maker with such brands as Newport and Kent, traded at $108 midday. Its 52-week high was $120, with a low of $72.40 in the same period. It had EPS of $7.43.

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Trader disclosure: On Dec. 14, 2011, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders; Scaramucci is long AAPL; Scaramucci is long C; Scaramucci is long INTC; Scaramucci is long EBAY; P. Najarian is long AAPL; P. Najarian is long MSFT; P. Najarian is long INTC; P. Najarian is long YHOO; P. Najarian is long MOS; P. Najarian has long calls BAC; P. Najarian has long calls JPM; P. Najarian has long calls WFC; P. Najarian has long calls BRCM; P. Najarian has long calls JOY; P. Najarian has long calls ETFC; Cortes is long TSN; Cortes is long SVU; Cortes is short EUR; Cortes is short AUD; Cortes is short GBP; Cortes is short Crude; Cortes is short AAPL; Cortes is short DB; J. Najarian sold puts GLD; J. Najarian sold puts AAPL; J. Najarian is long CBOE; J. Najarian is long CME; J. Najarian is long CIGX; J. Najarian has long call spreads JPM; J. Najarian has long call spreads GS; J. Najarian has long call spreads V; J. Najarian has long call spreads PNC; J. Najarian has long call spreads DMND

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