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[Asia] Will China Concerns Weigh on Consumer Staples Companies?

higher excise taxes on cigarettes, as a result of which tobacco companies are increasing their cigarette prices. Higher prices of cigarettes are leading to lower cigarette volumes. Further, selling of fake versions of the top-branded cigarettes by local r
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Oct 8, 2015 21:12

Vector Group (VGR) Begins Restructuring on Liggett Tobacco Operations; Will Cut Jobs

Vector Group (NYSE: VGR) disclosed the following on Tuesday: On October 5, 2015, we commenced a restructuring of the tobacco operations of Liggett Group LLC and Liggett Vector Brands LLC, our sales, marketing and distribution agents for our Liggett and V
added Oct 8, 2015 09:02

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT and peers facing fast-shrinking legitimate total industry volume

While regulations are a threat to the domestic tobacco industry, a more pressing problem for the sector would be the rapidly shrinking legitimate total industry volume pie. We are leaving our financial year 2015 (FY15) to FY17 earnings estimates unchang
The Edge (my)
added Oct 8, 2015 00:00

Americans Are Smoking Again, a Boon for Municipal Tobacco Bonds

Americans are boosting spending on cigarettes for the first time in almost a decade.’s fueling a rally in one of the riskiest corners of the municipal-bond market. High-yield tobacco bonds, which are repaid from legal-settlement money that state and
Bloomberg News
added Oct 6, 2015 21:41

Vector Group: One Of The Market's Most Overlooked Sin Stocks

For conservative investors that don't have any ethical issues with owning so-called "sin stocks," VGR is a great addition to your portfolio.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 6, 2015 13:37

Fitch Publishes Updated Criteria for Rating U.S. Tobacco Settlement ABS

The updated criteria discloses the assumptions Fitch uses in its cash flow model, which incorporate break-even rates for possible declines of the master settlement agreement (MSA) payment amount. Fitch's starting point in the break-even analysis is the m
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2015 12:28

Is Philip Morris International Facing an Industry Civil War?

some even more surprising criticism of iQOS and Philip Morris came from an unusual source: rival Imperial Tobacco. The comments show the high stakes in the tobacco-alternative market and could lead to further disagreements among major companies in the ind
Motley Fool
added Oct 5, 2015 20:37

[UK] Surrey council accused of hypocrisy over tobacco investments

A Surrey Mirror investigation revealed the council owns £15m of shares in five tobacco firms as part of its pension fund portfolio. The council said its pension focussed on achieving maximum returns. But Green Party councillor Jonathan Essex called for
BBC Online
added Oct 4, 2015 10:23

[UK] Imperial Tobacco rises amid break-up talk

A late-day rally lifted Imperial Tobacco on Friday as break-up speculation was given another airing.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:17
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] PT HM Sampoerna Announces Exercise Price of Rp. 77,000 for Rights Issue

disclosed on its web site the pricing details for its ongoing rights issue (the “Rights Issue”). The purpose of the Rights Issue is to comply with the Indonesian Stock Exchange’s (“IDX”) mandatory requirement of a minimum threshold for public shareholding
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 1, 2015 14:56
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