Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Investing 4,272 headlines found


How Bud-Miller deal would enrich Big Tobacco (while drinkers, brewery workers share $100B cost)

Altria, the U.S. tobacco giant formerly known as Philip Morris...will walk away with many of the benefits of the proposed acquisition of London-based SABMiller (they own Miller Beer) by Belgium-based AB InBev (they own Budweiser, Michelob, Rolling Rock a
Philly blogs
added Oct 12, 2015 21:26

Reynolds American Inc Gains $5 Billion in a Lopsided Deal With Japan Tobacco

believe that the company's market-leading position in e-cigarettes, its recent acquisition of Lorillard, and an uncanny ability to sell overseas rights to its brands for billions make it a solid long-term investment.
Motley Fool
added Oct 10, 2015 12:54

[Asia] Will China Concerns Weigh on Consumer Staples Companies?

higher excise taxes on cigarettes, as a result of which tobacco companies are increasing their cigarette prices. Higher prices of cigarettes are leading to lower cigarette volumes. Further, selling of fake versions of the top-branded cigarettes by local r
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Oct 8, 2015 21:12

Vector Group (VGR) Begins Restructuring on Liggett Tobacco Operations; Will Cut Jobs

Vector Group (NYSE: VGR) disclosed the following on Tuesday: On October 5, 2015, we commenced a restructuring of the tobacco operations of Liggett Group LLC and Liggett Vector Brands LLC, our sales, marketing and distribution agents for our Liggett and V
added Oct 8, 2015 09:02

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT and peers facing fast-shrinking legitimate total industry volume

While regulations are a threat to the domestic tobacco industry, a more pressing problem for the sector would be the rapidly shrinking legitimate total industry volume pie. We are leaving our financial year 2015 (FY15) to FY17 earnings estimates unchang
The Edge (my)
added Oct 8, 2015 00:00

Americans Are Smoking Again, a Boon for Municipal Tobacco Bonds

Americans are boosting spending on cigarettes for the first time in almost a decade.’s fueling a rally in one of the riskiest corners of the municipal-bond market. High-yield tobacco bonds, which are repaid from legal-settlement money that state and
Bloomberg News
added Oct 6, 2015 21:41

Vector Group: One Of The Market's Most Overlooked Sin Stocks

For conservative investors that don't have any ethical issues with owning so-called "sin stocks," VGR is a great addition to your portfolio.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 6, 2015 13:37

Fitch Publishes Updated Criteria for Rating U.S. Tobacco Settlement ABS

The updated criteria discloses the assumptions Fitch uses in its cash flow model, which incorporate break-even rates for possible declines of the master settlement agreement (MSA) payment amount. Fitch's starting point in the break-even analysis is the m
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2015 12:28

Is Philip Morris International Facing an Industry Civil War?

some even more surprising criticism of iQOS and Philip Morris came from an unusual source: rival Imperial Tobacco. The comments show the high stakes in the tobacco-alternative market and could lead to further disagreements among major companies in the ind
Motley Fool
added Oct 5, 2015 20:37

[UK] Surrey council accused of hypocrisy over tobacco investments

A Surrey Mirror investigation revealed the council owns £15m of shares in five tobacco firms as part of its pension fund portfolio. The council said its pension focussed on achieving maximum returns. But Green Party councillor Jonathan Essex called for
BBC Online
added Oct 4, 2015 10:23
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines