March 10th, 2016 00:00

Best Selling Cigarette Brands Could Suffer from Plain Pack Rules

Shares of Reynolds American have increased by 40% within the last 12 months, quickly surpassing the S&P 500 and its 6% decrease. Income investors are frequently attracted to tobacco stocks for their substantial returns. However if we examine Reynolds' dividend yield to Altria's within the past five years, it becomes evident tha ...

January 13th, 2016 00:00

Winston Brand Boosted Imperial Tobaccos Shipments

Imperial Tobacco entire tobacco volume dropped by 3.1 % to 285 billion stick equivalents during the 12 months ended September 2015 however operating revenue increased by 2.4 %, the company stated. The underlying volume decrease, which does not take into account the effect of the company’s 2014 stock optimization programme, co ...

November 3rd, 2015 00:00

Camel Makers International Volume Up in 2015

Japan Tobacco International local cigarette sales throughout the first half of the year declined by 3.7 % in comparison to the same period in 2014. Volume sales were reported to have been ‘affected’ by a considerable volume drop in the industry. While declaring its results, JT explained that it had proceed to carry out m ...

May 28th, 2015 00:00

Japan Tobacco – Key Cigarette Maker in Japan

Japan Tobacco (JT) is the world third biggest tobacco maker. It kept a 10.9 % share of the world market with regards to amount of cigarettes sold in the middle of the 2000s. Other market leaders are Philip Morris with 17.9 % share and British American Tobacco with 12.1 % share. JT owns a 64.9 share of the Japanese cigarette market. I ...

January 20th, 2015 00:00

Marlboro Maker to File a Claim With UK Government

Cigarette maker Phillip Morris has announced that it is ready to file a claim with the U.K. government regarding a packaging law that would imply that exclusively plain packages would be legitimate for cigarettes. The government is thinking about introduction of the plain packaging law considering that it will function as a significa ...

September 8th, 2014 00:00

Japan Tobacco's Volume Increase

Japan Tobacco's local cigarette volume sales in the course of the 12 months constituted 3.3 % higher in comparison to those of the similar period in 2013. JT revealed that the volume boost was way down to a solid growth in market share and a singular raise in demand in advance of a VAT rise.Also the company revealed that its Mevius b ...

August 20th, 2013 00:00

Kent’s Cigarette Shipments dropped by 1.9%

Lorillard’s local market wholesale cigarette shipments have fallen by around 1.9 % on those of the 2Q of 2012, at 10,461 million.Shipments of Newport declined by 1.3 % to 8,693 million, whilst shipments of Kent and True dropped by 13.3 % reaching 40 million and by about 12.0 % to 43 million, correspondingly. Altogether, regular ...

August 6th, 2013 00:00

Reynolds American 2Q Revenue Increased by 4%

Reynolds American declared this week that its 2Q revenue boosted 4 % as larger prices and lower costs from a historical legal settlement compensated a fall in tobacco sales. The holder of the world's second giant cigarette company gained $461 million, or 84 cents per share, for the quarter concluded June 30, upward from $443 million, ...

July 23rd, 2013 00:00

Government Postpone Plans for Plain Cigarette Packaging

The Government decided to postpone its plans to launch standard cigarette packaging in the UK, thus boosting negative opinions from health representatives.The guideline, which was estimated to reflect an identical Australian action, has been examining at the Department of Health for over a year. A positive consultation process in 201 ...

July 2nd, 2013 00:00

British Authorities Hold Plain Packaging Plan

British authorities are still thinking about prohibiting company branding on cigarette packages despite the fact that it disregarded recommendations from its legislative agenda presented in parliament on Friday, Prime Minister David Cameron mentioned. Britain intends to become the first European country to drive cigarette producers to ...

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