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Monday | Forbes.com

Philip Morris Earnings Preview: Regulatory Headwinds Continue To Challenge Growth

Philip Morris International is set to report its 2014 first quarter earnings on April 17. We expect the company's deteriorating market share in the Philippines, where a sharp hike in indirect taxes implemented last year disrupted an otherwise flourishing tobacco industry, to negatively impact its results.

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Monday | AlertNet

S.Korea's state health insurer tobacco firms for damages

South Korea's state health insurer is seeking an initial 53.7 billion won from three tobacco companies, including the local units of Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco , to offset treatment costs for diseases linked to smoking.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine

Monday | Journalgazette.net

As Australia snuffs smoking, plant closes

The closing of the Moorabbin plant in southeast Melbourne will cost 180 jobs, about a quarter of its workforce in the nation, the company said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Tobacco,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Banking, InterAmerican Development Bank, Financial Services

GuruFocus.com

Is Philip Morris a Good Investment?

Philip Morris International is not having a great time this year as shares are down more than 6%.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Italy, World News,

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is Altria Group or Philip Morris International the Better Tobacco Stock?

Spinoffs have traditionally fared better than the market, and this one was no different; both stocks have far-outperformed the S&P 500 index over the last six years.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Altria Group, Financial Markets

Korea Herald

Will Korea become new tobacco manufacturing hub?

Stringent regulations and a growing negative sentiment toward cigarettes have caused tobacco companies in the world's most advanced countries to keep their heads down.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Tobacco

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Goldman Sachs leader sees compensation balloon - Sat, 05 Apr 2014 PST

Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein's total compensation rose by almost 50 percent to $19.9 million last year, boosted by the value of his stock awards.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Brandon Sun

With Europeans breaking the habit, Philip Morris shutters plant in the Netherlands

Philip Morris International will end cigarette production at its factory in the Netherlands as Europeans break the smoking habit for both financial and health reasons.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Bloomberg

Philip Morris to Shut Australian Cigarette Plant After 60 Years

Philip Morris International Inc. will close its Australian cigarette plant after six decades and shift production to South Korea after government regulations on low fire-risk cigarettes crimped exports.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Australia, World News,

Reuters

REFILE-Philip Morris to stop production in Australia after plain-packaging laws

American cigarette and tobacco company Philip Morris International Inc said it will cease cigarette production in Australia this year as a result of plain-packaging laws and the growth of illicit trade in the country.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Sun Mar 30, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Is This Tobacco Company a Good Stock to Own?

In fact, the company's stock hasn't shown any kind of progress in the last 20 months.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Philip Morris CEO got $10.9m in 2013

Philip Morris International Inc. , the world's second-biggest cigarette company, awarded its CEO Andre Calantzopoulos a compensation package valued at about $10.9 million for fiscal 2013, according to an Associated Press analysis of a regulatory filing.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Associated Press, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Altria Group

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Energy, Oil & Gas, XTO Energy

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Motley Fool

Cigarette Sales Are Declining, So How Sustainable Is Philip Morris' Dividend?

Tobacco companies are often considered some of the most defensive stocks you can find in the market thanks to their great dividend yields.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Australian tobacco sales edge up despite plain packs -industry

Deliveries of tobacco to retailers in Australia rose slightly last year for the first time in at least five years, even after the introduction of plain packaging aimed at deterring smokers, according to industry sales figures released on Monday.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Tobacco, New York

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Motley Fool

2 High-Yielding Stocks With Capital Appreciation Upside

Income investors are primarily concerned with high and growing dividends. However, stocks that offer solid dividends and a high likelihood of outsized capital gains offer an even better deal than traditional dividend stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Marketing, Toy, Barbie

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Sys-Con Media

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:Philip Morris International,...

Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Financial Markets, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, British American Tobacco plc, Altria Group

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Philip Morris International Inc. Files (8-K) Disclosing Change in...

PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC. FILES Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial Statements and Exhibits Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers ... (more)

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The Motley Fool

Here's Why Vector Group is a Great Investment

Philip Morris International is not active within the United States and Altria, Reynolds, and Lorillard control most of the domestic cigarette market.

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