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CVS Health Kicks Smoking Habit And Still Has Record Sales

(CVS) found kicking the smoking habit didn’t hurt sales or profits as increased prescription drug sales helped overcome the company’s decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products last year.
added Feb 11, 2015 13:04

Specialty Drugs Help CVS Health Meet 4Q Profit Forecasts

CVS Health's fourth-quarter earnings climbed more than 4 percent in a performance that matched Wall Street expectations even though the pharmacy chain's decision to quit tobacco sales delivered an anticipated blow to its drugstore business.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 11, 2015 06:37

CVS Health Reports Strong Profit Growth For Full Year 2014; Fourth Quarter Adjusted EPS At High End Of Company's Expectations

Front store same store sales would have been approximately 800 basis points higher if tobacco and the estimated associated basket sales were excluded from the three months ended December 31, 2014 and 2013. Front store same store sales were negatively impa
PR Newswire
added Feb 11, 2015 06:32

Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 – At a Glance

. Highlights o Strong performance on all key brands o VUSE Digital Vapor Cigarette expands distribution and styles o ZONNIC Gum national expansion progressing smoothly
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 10, 2015 18:09

Reynolds American, Inc. - Annual Report

The Engle Progeny cases have resulted and will continue to result in increased litigation and trial activity and increased product liability defense costs. Outstanding jury verdicts in favor of the Engle Progeny plaintiffs have been entered against RJR To
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 10, 2015 18:08
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[UK, USA] Cheapest way to make money in the long run ($$)

Rather than chase exciting new inventions, though, investors should have stuck with what they knew: tobacco companies were the best-performing shares over the past 115 years in the US, while in Britain brewers and distillers topped the table.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 10, 2015 17:46

[North Carolina] Reynolds American cites expenses for decline in net income

pension, merger and legal charges cut its net income nearly in half to $144 million. Diluted earnings were 28 cents a share, down from 54 cents a year ago. When excluding the charges, Reynolds had net income of $466 million, up 12 percent. Diluted earn
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 10, 2015 17:22

Reynolds American Q4 Adj. Profit Meets View, Sees 2015 Earnings In Line

reported a 49 percent decline in profit for the fourth quarter from last year, as higher sales were more than offset by one-time charges and expenses. However, adjusted earnings per share for the quarter matched analysts' expectations. Looking ahead, the
added Feb 10, 2015 17:17

Reynolds American Revenue Grows as Pricing Offsets Lower Volume

Company in Process of Acquiring Lorillard Amid Declining Demand for Conventional Cigarettes
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 10, 2015 17:15

[North Carolina] Here's what Reynolds American's CEO said today about the Lorillard merger

remains "confident" that its $27 billion merger with Greensboro-based rival Lorillard Inc. will close in the first half of this year. CEO Susan Cameron said in an earnings announcement that the Winston-Salem-based company has complied with the Federal Tr
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Feb 10, 2015 17:10
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