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How the New Reynolds Will Stack Up Against Altria

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) are near sealing the deal where Reynolds will purchase Lorillard. The closing date is set for Friday, June 12, and ...
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Get Ready for Higher Cigarette Prices

Ever since prices at the gas pump have fallen, people have generally had more disposable income to do with as they wished. As a result, companies have been looking for ...
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RBC Picks 3 High-Yield Tobacco Stocks for 2015

While smoking in the United States is at perhaps the lowest levels ever, the habit is still widely practiced around the rest of the world. With the social stigma of ...
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Analyst Sees High-Quality Dividends as Bright Spot for 2015

The stock market is up over 200% from the lows printed in March of 2009. Anybody with a fair amount of market knowledge knows that the double-digit gains of the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, GoPro, KLA-Tencor, Microsoft, Nokia, NCR and More

Stocks were a bit soft but trading higher on Friday morning in the middle of another volatile week. It is obvious as ever that investors are still able and willing ...
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E-Cigarettes Under Attack by World Health Organization

If the tobacco industry thought it had solved all its legal problems with the introduction of electronic cigarettes, the industry is very likely rethinking its original conclusion. While some of ...
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Are E-Cigarettes Just as Harmful as Tobacco?

The scientific journal Addiction has reviewed the available research on the use, contents and safety of e-cigarettes and determined that they likely are much less harmful to users or bystanders ...
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Philip Morris Cigarette Shipments Fall 3.5%, Profits Tumble 13%

Inc. (NYSE: PM) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Thursday. The tobacco products firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 on revenue of ...
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What Does Lorillard Deal Mean for Philip Morris?

Tuesday morning's announcement of the $27.4 billion acquisition by Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) of follow tobacco products maker Lorillard Inc. (NYSE: LO) did not light up investors' spirits. Shares ...
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Should Tobacco Dividends Be Lower Than Telecom Dividends?

This past week we could not help noticing how low tobacco dividends have become. The driving force may be a tie-up coming between Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and Lorillard ...
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Are Tobacco Dividend Yields Getting Too Low for the Risk?

The trend of declining cigarette case volumes has been going on for years, or somewhere around two decades now. As of 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed ...
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Big Tobacco Dividends Come Under FDA E-cigarette Regulation, Maybe

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has come out and proposed to extend its tobacco authority to additional tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. What the public needs to know is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, Cameron, Cisco, Facebook, VeriSign and More

Stocks have retreated from their highs, and investors still want upside from the market while avoiding the next major sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research reports each morning ...
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Tobacco Merger May Be Right for Your Money … and Dividends

Lorillard Inc. (NYSE: LO) had an impressive Tuesday trading session on reports that Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) was interested in buying the company. The merger would consolidate the pure-play ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market on Wednesday

February 12, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday, but not by much. A report on a big jump in China’s trade balance from earlier in the day may or may ...
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