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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

FORM 8-K: RAI finishes strong year with 4Q14 growth momentum, issues 2015 EPS guidance

Ÿ Highlights o Strong performance on all key brands o VUSE Digital Vapor Cigarette expands distribution and styles o ZONNIC Gum national expansion progressing smoothly Ÿ RAI and Lorillard shareholders approved merger transaction
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 10, 2015 08:11

Tobacco-backed muni bonds are high-yielding winners

High-yield tobacco debt has surged 5.2 percent this year, more than any other area of munis and beating the entire market’s 1.6 percent return, Barclays data show.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2015 18:10

[North Carolina] Analysts await struggling Targacept's next move

The reality of another drug compound failing a clinical trial prompted Targacept ... to declare July 28 it was moving beyond its core nicotinic research after 14 years.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 8, 2015 12:43
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Tobacco Leads Yield Chase as Smoking Decline Abates: Muni Credit

One of the main threats to cigarette use has been the rise of alternatives, such as electronic cigarettes, which emit water vapor instead of smoke. While traditional smoking fell in 2013, the use of smokeless options climbed 4 percent to a record high.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 6, 2015 16:26

Philip Morris Misses Profit Estimates Amid Currency Headwind

trailed profit estimates after the impact of currency fluctuations was worse than expected. Fourth-quarter net income fell 19 percent to $1.61 billion, or $1.03 a share, from $1.99 billion, or $1.24, a year earlier, the New York-based maker of Marlboro ci
Bloomberg News
added Feb 6, 2015 16:25
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Lawrence Adelman, Dean Witter ‘All-Star’ Analyst, Dies at 75

As a guest on “Wall Street Week With Louis Rukeyser” in 1996, when tobacco companies were facing state lawsuits and a regulatory crackdown by the federal government, Adelman remained bullish. “The industry has taken a couple of body blows but I wouldn’t c
Bloomberg News
added Feb 6, 2015 16:24

22nd Century Group Files 2014 Annual Report And Announces Conference Call to Provide Business Update

r to fund and conduct a Phase III clinical trial for X-22, the Company’s tobacco-based smoking cessation aid ...made its first shipment of Smoker Friendly (“SF”) private label cigarettes after the approval of the multi-year manufacturing agreement between
Business Wire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:12
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