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[UK] BAT shares hit by Bloomberg anti-smoking fund

dropped nearly 3% to £36.90, making them the second-biggest faller on the FTSE 100 index this morning. BAT had gained after Wednesday’s budget which froze cigarette duty.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:22

Tobacco Stocks Review -- Altria, Lorillard, Philip Morris Intl., Reynolds American, and Vector

On Tuesday, shares in Altria Group Inc. fluctuated between $53.10 and $53.64 before ending the session 1.17% lower at $53.20. The stock reported a trading volume of 5.56 million shares, below its three months average volume of 6.65 million shares. Shares
PR Newswire
added Mar 13, 2015 17:15

Alliance One International to Seek Approval of Reverse Stock Split

it plans to hold a special meeting of shareholders to seek approval for a reverse stock split of Alliance One's common stock. The reverse stock split proposal includes a ratio ranging between at least 1-for-every-10 up to 1-for-every-25 shares, to be dete
PR Newswire
added Mar 13, 2015 17:14

[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29

Philip Morris International (PMI) Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $1.00 Per Share; Announces Retirement from the Board of Directors

PMI also announced that Carlos Slim Helú will retire from the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in May this year. “Carlos has served on the Board since our spin-off in 2008, and for many years prior to that on the Board of our form
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 11, 2015 16:06

[UK] Tobacco stocks: is it time to kick the habit? / MPs are set to ban cigarette branding today. With the tobacco sector under mounting pressure, is it now too risky to invest?

‘It is easy to believe the glory days are over. The percentage of smokers around the world continues to gently decline but this is offset by a global population which is still growing,’ he said.
CityWire (uk)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:27

How Much Higher Can Shares of Altria Group Inc Go?

Altria has other opportunities for growth beyond cigarettes, including cigars, snuff, a stake in SABMiller, and e-cigarettes. However, those businesses are still dwarfed...its core business is rock-solid, dividends will keep rising, and its smaller segme
Motley Fool
added Mar 10, 2015 16:27

[North Carolina] Odds improve for Reynolds-Lorillard merger

The odds have climbed to 90 percent for federal approval of Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc., a Wells Fargo Securities analyst said Monday. Bonnie Herzog raised her projection from 80 percent based in large part from recent
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 10, 2015 11:00
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[Ireland] Reilly urges Government to sell tobacco shares

Dr Reilly wrote to Finance Minister Michael Noonan last month after being informed that the State has investments worth €10m in tobacco companies through the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF). The Dublin North TD and former Health Minister highlighte
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:19

[Ireland] Irish State has €9m invested in the tobacco industry

The Government was yesterday accused of double standards and ‘complete hypocrisy’ in its fight against tobacco after it emerged that the State has multimillion-euro investments in the tobacco industry.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 8, 2015 22:42
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