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Reynolds American's Bid For Lorillard: Shareholder Value Up In Smoke?

Reynolds is also selling businesses at lower multiples than what they're paying for Newport as well as issuing shares in own their company at a lower multiple we feel the Reynolds/Lorillard deal looks dangerously similar to the pitfalls of the Kraft/Cadbu
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 5, 2014 11:19
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Smoke And A Coke? Dollar General Maintains An Old Reliable Sales Initiative

Dollar General remains a tobacco retailer. Cigar sales up 2x-3x historical levels. Does Phillip Morris have a role in Dollar General's hostile takeover of Family Dollar?
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Sep 23, 2014 13:57
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Is This Beginning of the End for Combustible Cigarettes?

The common theme of yesterday's Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) conference here was that it's not the nicotine that harms or kills smokers, it's the combustion/delivery, according to Bonnie Herzog, managing director of Beverage, Tobacco & Convenience S
Convenience Store News
added Oct 30, 2013 15:45
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Cigarette Companies Will Have Ads on TV, but They Won't Help the Bottom Line

In the new ads, the tobacco companies will be vilifying themselves. One includes language saying the tobacco companies "intentionally designed cigarettes with enough nicotine to create and sustain addiction." Another says, "Smoking kills, on average, 1,2
Motley Fool
added Nov 1, 2017 16:33
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The e-cigarette industry looks doomed

"Fervor over e-cigarettes continues to wane." So says a new report today from RBC Capital Markets... The category of e-cigarettes and vaporizers, RBC says, "continues to struggle and retailers are struggling with too much inventory on hand (which is hur
Yahoo! Finance
added Apr 21, 2016 11:20
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Why Big Tobacco Shrugs at a $24 Billion Verdict

Meanwhile, Reynolds, the No. 2 manufacturer, agreed this month to buy Lorillard (LO), the No. 3 competitor, for $25 billion. The savvy financial engineers behind that deal clearly see at least a short- and medium-term future of profitability in cigarette
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 21, 2014 13:17
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Lorillard profit down 8.8% on legal costs

third-quarter earnings fell 8.8% as legal costs weighed on the bottom line, though core results strengthened on higher volumes for traditional cigarettes and increased demand for e-cigarettes.
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 23, 2013 13:07
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How blu Electronic Cigarettes' Explosive Growth Went Up in Smoke

Given the competition that Altria and Reynolds American brought to the industry, the decision to sell blu seems to have been prescient. Now, it'll be up to Imperial to see whether it can restore blu's leadership position in the U.S. and make it a true int
Motley Fool
added Nov 23, 2015 00:02
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An Overview Of The U.S. Tobacco Market

tactics used by the US manufacturers during the later part of the twentieth century were both deceitful and the spread of misinformation led to an inordinate amount of preventable deaths. However, this article is not to focus on the moral aspects of smoki
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 1, 2014 16:54
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What Investors Need to Know From Philip Morris' New Tobacco Study

Rather than being an exciting new growth opportunity for investors to mull over, new reduced risk products are starting to look like a way for Big Tobacco to hold on to what it already has.
Motley Fool
added Sep 25, 2016 23:28
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