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Philip Morris International Inc. Increases Dividend by 2.9% to an Annualized Rate of $4.28 Per Share

Business Wire
added Sep 14, 2017 00:56
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[Australia] SSGA fund divests tobacco and weapons

A State Street Global Advisors Australian-based fund with about $900 million under management is divesting from weapons and tobacco companies. The State Street Global Index Plus Trust, which invests in global companies and aims to outperform the MSCI Wor
Financial Standard (au)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
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Investors Can Be Ethical and Still Beat the Market, Study Says / Authors find no evidence of premium specific to ‘vice’ stocks

The study debunks the popular theory that shares in the alcohol, tobacco, gaming, and weapons industries outperform because investors shun them, enabling those with fewer moral scruples to earn a “reputation risk premium
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2017 15:11
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[Asia, India] Jefferies has this to say about ITC stock as core business comes under pressure

ITC’s cigarette business remains impacted by regulatory pressures in terms of sharp tax hikes and other anti-tobacco measures, which has led to pressure on volumes and Ebit growth. Other businesses i.e., FMCG, paper, hotels and agri, should see gradual up
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:47
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[UK] BAT restructures to focus on 'next generation' tobacco products

British American Tobacco updated the market on its management structure on Thursday following the completion of the acquisition of Reynolds American. The FTSE 200 firm had previously announced the addition of Debra Crew as president and CEO of Reynolds Am
Digital Look (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: It pays to not profit from someone else's misery

Profiting from someone else's misery is also unconscionable. As such, stocks that I used to track like BAT, Tenaga and Genting Singapore are no longer on my investment radar. The same goes for any company I know of that is helmed by a game hunter.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:18
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Altria ups dividend despite U.S. nicotine proposal hit to shares

raised its dividend by 8.2 percent on Thursday, signaling the company did not expect a U.S. government proposal to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to threaten its ability to make the payment to shareholders. The increase, which was widely anticipated by in
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2017 19:13
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[UK] Imperial sighs after broker waves away vaping scepticism ($$)

Imperial Brands outperformed a flat London market on Monday after RBC said recent weakness had "thrown up an outstanding buying opportunity".
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 22:43
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[North Carolina] BAT shareholders become latest to receive discount offer for shares

has become the latest in a line of major corporations with Triad ties whose shareholders have been approached by a Canadian investment group with an undervalue offer for their holdings. TRC Capital makes money off its offers by buying shares at below-mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 18, 2017 21:37
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Will Developing Asia Save the Cigarette Company?

Big cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Guangdong and Shenzhen are already promising markets for e-cigs. With the highest incomes in China, residents have their MacBooks, Mercedes and maybe a Tesla (or two!). Early adopters keen to impress their connection
thestreet.com
added Aug 18, 2017 21:37
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