Tobacco Stocks: Lorillard-Reynolds Deal Likely Smoke, Not Fire

LO stock and RAI stock are up big today on M&A rumors, but the sheer size of these tobacco stocks (among other issues) makes this an unlikely marriage. More 

Altria Buys Popular E-Cigarette Brand Green Smoke

Altria will purchase Green Smoke's e-cigarette business for $110 million in cash and up to $20 million in incentive payments. More 

Can ‘Safer’ Cigarettes Save Tobacco Stocks?

Philip Morris is funneling $680 million into a factory for "safer" cigarettes, but I'm not buying the potential for tobacco stocks in such less-lethal efforts. More 

Philip Morris Stock is The Security I Like Best (PM)

Philip Morris consistently raises its dividend, and is one of my core holdings. Here's why Philip Morris stock should be a major holding in your portfolio More 

3 Tobacco Stocks Lighting Up Dividend Payouts

These 3 dividend paying stocks should continue to pay out investors for the long term despite a disconcerting industry trend More 

E-Cigarette Brands Brace for FDA Regulation

The Food and Drug Administration is considering the extension of regulations covering tobacco products to cover e-cigarettes. More 

Tobacco Stocks Q3 Earnings Preview: The Big Four

Q3 earnings reports for tobacco stocks are due out soon, but will Philip Morris, Reynolds American, Altria and Lorillard deliver strong results? More