Altria Group, formerly Phillip Morris USA, plans to release an e-cigarette, showing the company's dedication to maintaining market share in an age of declining tobacco sales.» Read More
*Altria: the owner of Marlboro cigarettes maker Philip Morris said on June 11 its Nu Mark subsidiary would launch e-cigarettes under the brand name MarkTen in Indiana in August. *Reynolds American: the maker of Camel cigarettes said on June 6 it would expand the testing of its Vuse e-cigarettes to retail outlets in Colorado, beginning in July.
*E-cigarettes sold as less harmful alternative to tobacco. LONDON, June 13- Puffing on slim metal tubes loaded with pale yellow liquid, two London businessmen say they have between their lips a cure for what the U.N. calls "one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced".
LONDON, June 12- Britain is to regulate electronic cigarettes as non-prescription medicines from 2016 in an attempt to improve quality, though the country's drugs watchdog said they would still be sold in convenience stores.
LONDON, June 12- Britain is to regulate electronic cigarettes as non-prescription medicine from 2016 in an attempt to improve quality, though the country's drugs watchdog said they would still be sold in convenience stores.
WASHINGTON, May 21- Cigarette companies are boosting the money they spend on giveaways and similar promotions in the United States as they attempt to pitch to a declining pool of cigarette smokers.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
April 15- President Barack Obama's proposal to nearly double federal excise taxes to $1.95 on each pack of cigarettes would likely knock down sales volume 7 percent to 8 percent and is a credit negative for U.S. tobacco companies, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday.
First, a soft ISM, now a soft ADP. Is the stock market rally in jeopardy?
Aggregate dividends per share for S&P 500 companies grew nearly 16 percent year-over-year at the end of last year, and the number of companies paying a dividend over the trailing month period hit a new, 13-year high, according to Factset.
March 13- Philip Morris International Inc, the maker of Marlboro and L&M cigarettes, said it appointed Andre Calantzopoulos as chief executive, marking his return to a role he gave up after the company's spin-off from Altria Group Inc in 2008..
TheStreet.com details five companies with short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential.
Smokers seeking alternatives to cigarettes have found cause for optimism in electronic cigarettes, which use vapor to simulate tobacco smoke, and look and feel almost like the real thing, minus the unpleasant smoke, odor and ash.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer makes calls on viewer's favorite stocks: Southern Copper, Oneok and more.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.