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For CVS, being the first retailer to stop carrying cigarettes was a huge risk. But Foulkes said the decision has acted as a “catalyst” for the company’s transformation as a healthcare organization. So far, the company’s gamble seems to be paying off.
Aug 3, 2015 Fortune Magazine
added Aug 4, 2015 11:30
Now that the merger of Reynolds American andLorillard has been successfully completed, and the U.S. tobacco industry condensed into a duopoly, is there room for any further consolidation?
Aug 3, 2015 Motley Fool
added Aug 3, 2015 19:53
How can these companies be doing so well at a time when smoking has been pretty much demonized...Make no mistake. The tobacco industry is not one that is likely to ever post huge levels of growth ever again. This isn't 1965. But investors who don't have a
Jul 30, 2015 CNN
added Jul 30, 2015 05:07
A better economy is helping sell more Marlboros and Camels, even as prices climb. That brought higher profits for their makers in the second quarter. Marlboro maker Altria Inc. has now seen two straight quarters of upticks in cigarettes sold. That is un
Jul 29, 2015 ABC News
added Jul 30, 2015 05:21
PM has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks raised Philip Morris International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $91.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, July 6th. Wells Fargo & Co. reaffirmed an “outperform” r
Jul 29, 2015 Dakota Financial News
added Jul 30, 2015 04:14
Reynolds American Inc.'s board of directors provided investors Tuesday with two more bonuses from its $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. The board approved a two-for one stock split — the first such action since October 2010 — and a 7.5 percent in
Jul 29, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2015 16:17
Altria Reports 2015 Second-Quarter and First-Half Results; Raises 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance; and Announces New $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program
Altria and PM USA recorded pre-tax charges totaling $31 million for the estimated costs of implementing the corrective communications remedy in the federal government’s lawsuit against them.
Jul 29, 2015 Altria Group, Inc.
added Jul 29, 2015 11:58
reported better-than-expected performance for the second quarter, helped by cost savings and market share gains. Shares in the company, which makes Dunhill and Lucky Strike cigarettes, were up 2.8 percent at 0718 GMT (0818 BST).
Jul 29, 2015 Reuters
added Jul 29, 2015 11:09
Bonnie Herzog, with Wells Fargo Securities, said her second-quarter retailer survey found "moderating vapor category growth, with several consumers being disillusioned by e-cigs, switching back to combustible cigs." E-cigs are battery-powered devices tha
Jul 28, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2015 16:20
adjusted earnings of $1.02 per share in the second quarter of 2015 surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 94 cents by 8.5%. Earnings improved 14.6% year over year backed by higher cigarette and moist snuff pricing.
Jul 28, 2015 Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Jul 29, 2015 12:02