Jessica Miller | May 3, 2013
Market-share profits in all of Reynolds American key cigarette brands, alongside with decreased costs, led to a 9.3 % boost in 1Q net income to $398 million. The regular earnings estimate was 69 cents according to industry experts. Industry experts usually don’t include one-time revenue profits and charges in their estimates.
Jessica Miller | April 19, 2013
Marlboro manufacturer Altria Group newly arriving CEO Martin J. Barrington acquired an earning package valued at $10.3 million for budgetary 2012, based on the Associated Press research. The earning package appeared in a year when Richmond, the proprietor of the nation’s largest cigarette producer, Philip Morris USA, witnessed its net revenue boosting 23 % to $4.18 billion. Profits not including excise taxes increased 5 % to $17.5 billion. Cigarette volumes were basically fixed at 134.9 billion cigarettes. Its whole-year U.S. retail share raised 0.8 percentage points to 49.8 % of the tobacco market. Smokeless products volumes increased around 4 % and it reported 55.4 % of the U.S. retail market.
Jessica Miller | April 5, 2013
Philip Morris International (PMI) reported several days ago that CEO Louis C. Camilleri will be substituted by the person who directed it before it grew to become an individual company.
Jessica Miller | March 22, 2013
Japan’s government is planning to start the sale of a part of its stake in Japan Tobacco, a step that affect the company’s stock as shareholders sold in advance of the $10 billion offering. Shares in the world’s third-biggest cigarette company dropped as much as 5.9 %, after Reuters documented that the sale would start in the approaching days. The offer, the greatest deal since the U.S. Treasury’s $20.7 billion sale of American International Group shares in September, occurs as Japanese equities float near their greatest levels during four years.
Jessica Miller | February 21, 2013
Giant cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris has been pressured to publish documents concerning to a struggle with the federal government, after moving its battle against the government’s plain-packaging guidelines to an overseas court.