Why I'm Short Cronos Despite Altria's Investment

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About: Cronos Group Inc. (CRON), Includes: ACB, APHA, CGC, HEXO, MO, TLRY
by: Amit Ghate
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Amit Ghate
Long/short equity, value
Summary

CRON's stock price has been surging ever since the Altria investment.

I believe that the move is overdone as relative valuations have become extreme.

Moreover, due to its relatively meager provincial sales agreements, I forecast that CRON's revenues will continue to lag its peers.

I'm short the stock as a result.

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