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Coming Down To The Last Puff For Lorillard

There's not much left for investors and arbitrageurs in Lorillard stock. Still 1% beats the old bank book these days. With a possible dividend, the haul is 2% and the annual return is double digits.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 24, 2015 10:53
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[UK] VIDEO: What Makes These $47,000 Cigars Special?

Some of the world's most expensive cigars go under the hammer in London on Monday. Investors from China, the U.S., and Europe are expected to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the vintage tobacco. So just what makes these smokes so special?
Bloomberg News
added Jan 2, 2015 21:56
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Menthol Risk Recedes; FTC Risk Accruing Largely to LO [Lorillard]

The release of OMB’s unified agenda (no menthol mentions) further reduces FDA-related transaction risk. However, LO shares still offer balanced riskreward & <50% implied probability of closure, while RAI valuation appears full, even post-accretion. Unifi
Morgan Stanley
added Nov 25, 2014 19:24
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[Rhode Island] Oppenheimer's Tobacco Bond Dispute Heard in RI Court

Oppenheimer squared off against the Rhode Island Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp. at a state court hearing Monday as the fund company sought to block a $593 million tobacco bond refunding sale originally slated for early August.
Bond Buyer Online
added Sep 8, 2014 16:45
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A look inside a Cuban cigar factory

Habanos SA released its latest numbers at the opening of the Cuban capital's annual cigar festival, which draws participants from around the world. As in years past, the festival features tours of tobacco plantations and cigar factories and culminates F
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2014 17:40
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Philip Morris Q3 Profit Beats View, Despite Lower Volume; Cuts Forecast

reported Thursday a higher profit in its third quarter, even as revenues excluding exercise taxes edged up due to negative currency impacts. Quarterly earnings per share beat analysts' estimates, while revenue missed their view as cigarette shipment volum
NASDAQ
added Oct 18, 2013 08:42
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Is This the Next Big Tobacco Merger?

Now the rumor mill is suggesting Imperial may be a takeover target itself and there are reputed to be several big-name tobacco companies interested in making the acquisition, including Philip Morris, British American Tobacco (NYSEMKT:BTI), and Japan Toba
Motley Fool
added Dec 6, 2015 21:06
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5 Things Philip Morris Wants You to Know

Philip Morris has done its best to deal with the strong dollar, and key issues like these have a big bearing on its overall success. For now, the company is working well at overcoming obstacles and keeping focused on its biggest opportunities for growth
Motley Fool
added Oct 18, 2015 18:47
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Altria Group and Philip Morris International Are the Coca-Cola of Cigarettes

own leading brands that command premium prices and have unmatched distribution capabilities. Though Coca-Cola may be Warren Buffett's favorite example of a wonderful business, he could just as accurately use Altria or Philip Morris International in its pl
Motley Fool
added Dec 26, 2013 11:15
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Big Tobacco admits defeat, will develop e-cigarettes

Why would the world's biggest tobacco company spend $100 million to accelerate the availability of a product that could destroy the business it's been in for 160 years? The basic answer is, it's already happening. And self-disruption is big tobacco's be
Washington Post
added Nov 22, 2013 19:41
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