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[Africa, South Africa] BAT seen as outperforming despite decline in smoking prevalence rate

BRITISH American Tobacco (BAT) saw its share price rally nearly 4% in midday trade on the JSE on Wednesday, after a number of research firms said they expected the company to outperform in the next few years.
Business Day (za)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:25

In a First, Shareholders Vote on Tobacco Depictions in Movies with As You Sow/Trinity Health Proposal at Time Warner / U.S. Surgeon General: Stronger Policies Could Save 1,000,000 Lives

Time Warner, parent company of Warner Bros. movie studio, has become the first company to hold a shareholder vote on smoking in movies. The resolution was submitted by shareholder advocacy non-profit As You Sow and non-profit healthcare provider Trinity H
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2015 12:11
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[Europe, UK] Questor share tip: British American Tobacco a defensive share for the downturn

Questor says HOLD British American Tobacco [LON:BATS] proved why it is a defensive favourite yesterday as the shares gained more than 2pc despite a wider market selloff on fears about a looming Grexit.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:10

[Asia] Government to retain Japan Tobacco shares for time being

Ministry of Finance plans to put off selling its stake in Japan Tobacco, apparently out of deference to growers. The government unloaded some shares in the company in 2013 to help fund rebuilding in the northeastern Tohoku region, which was devasta
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:09

[UK] BAT leads FTSE recovery from six-month low

British American Tobacco was the biggest gainer on Tuesday as the FTSE 100 recovered from a six-month low. BAT emerged as the favoured pick among brokers that had been working on Imperial Tobacco’s now-complete purchase of US brands. More
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 15:53

UK's FTSE edges up off 5-month lows as tobacco stocks rise

British American Tobacco rose 2.9 percent after being upgraded to "buy" from "outperform" by brokerage CLSA. The gains at British American Tobacco also lifted rival Imperial Tobacco by 2.2 percent.
added Jun 16, 2015 20:49

[UK] ANDREW PIERCE: A silent lord who should quietly retire

what will the new Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras make of the investment portfolio of his local authority, the Socialist Republic of Camden?...has more than £40 million invested in tobacco and confectionery operations. Yet the council’s website says:
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 15, 2015 21:47

Philip Morris International, Inc. Dividends: Smoking Hot or Unhealthy?

Unless the company proves to investors that it can reverse the decline in demand, investing in Phillip Morris could be hazardous to your health.
Motley Fool
added Jun 15, 2015 21:23

Fitch Downgrades and Withdraws Lorillard's Ratings; Removes Negative Watch

has downgraded Lorillard Inc.'s (Lorillard) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'BBB-' from 'BBB' as well as Lorillard Tobacco Co.'s IDR to 'BBB-' from 'BBB'. Fitch has also removed the Negative Rating Watch (originally placed on July 15, 2014) and assigned a
Business Wire
added Jun 12, 2015 16:41

[UK] Imperial Tobacco outperforms broad market with US expansion hopes

Imperial Tobacco outperformed a flat London market on Thursday on rising optimism about its US expansion. Shares in the Gauloises and JPS maker rose 1.5 per cent to £32.67, having been a laggard this week after UK pressure groups renewed their push for
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 12, 2015 12:28
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