BTI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Reynolds Hits 'Sweet Spot' for Shareholders: CEO

    January 18, 2017
    Susan Cameron, CEO of Reynolds American, believes she's done her fiduciary duties through the merger with BAT.
  2. British American, Reynolds Agree to $49.4B Merger

    January 17, 2017
    The $49.4 billion deal would form the world’s largest publicly-traded tobacco company by revenue with a massive global presence.
  3. BAT Buyout of Reynolds Reportedly Hits a Roadblock

    January 4, 2017
    Might the tobacco industry's big looming deal be in trouble? Business news website, citing "a person claiming ...
  4. Why Philip Morris Could Own the U.S. E-Cig Market

    December 7, 2016
    As Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) prepares to submit its application for FDA approval of its next-generation iQOS ...
  5. Reynolds Reportedly Rejects British American's Bid

    November 17, 2016
    It's not going to change the ultimate outcome, as the two tobacco giants will undoubtedly merge eventually, but Reynolds-American ...
  6. British American Tobacco Wants to Buy Reynolds

    October 21, 2016
    British American Tobacco (NYSEMKT: BTI) wants to buy the 58% of cigarette maker Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI) it doesn't ...
  7. Reynolds American Receives a Bid (RAI)

    October 21, 2016
    It’s a big offer, and the stock is soaring.
  8. Top 3 ETFs That Short the FTSE 100 (XUKS, SUK2)

    July 28, 2016
    As Brexit looms, these three ETFs can be used to gain short exposure to the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index.
  9. Europe Can't Use RICO to Sue Reynolds American

    June 21, 2016
    Many people are familiar with how the government has taken the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), ...
  10. EU Cigarette Packaging Law and Menthol Ban Upheld

    May 9, 2016
    The European Union's Court of Justice stubbed out a challenge by tobacco giants Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) and ...
  11. Vanguard Launches 2 Dividend-Oriented International ETFs (VIGI, ...

    May 2, 2016
    Find out about two international dividend ETFs launched by Vanguard in March 2016, patterned after its Dividend Appreciation ...
  12. Berkshire Hathaway Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (BRK.B, RAI)

    May 1, 2016
    Discover which companies supply Berkshire Hathaway's diverse range of businesses and depend on the conglomerate as a critical ...
  13. Altria Group vs. Reynolds American: Which Is Better for My Portfolio?

    April 24, 2016
    Find out whether Altria or Reynolds American is a better high-dividend yielding consumer defensive "sin stock" to add to ...
  14. (MO) Who are Altria's Main Competitors?

    April 18, 2016
    Learn about the financial profile of Altria Group and three of its competitors. Discover why these companies have performed ...
  15. 5 Popular European Country ETFs in 2016 (EWG, BAYRY)

    March 23, 2016
    Discover the investment strategies available in five popular European country ETFs for 2016, measured by assets under management, ...
  16. Reynolds American Finalizes Global Vapor Deal (BTI, MO)

    December 2, 2015
    A little more than two months after Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI) signed a "framework" agreement with British American Tobacco ...
  17. British American Tobacco Earnings Beat the Street

    October 28, 2015
    BTI beat earnings estimate, but will those profits go up in smoke?
  18. Is Big Tobacco a Good Investment? (MO, RAI)

    September 30, 2015
    Big Tobacco has consistently outperformed other sectors and produced good returns. Will this continue in the future?
  19. How Will e-cigarettes Affect Big Tobacco? (RAI, PM)

    September 28, 2015
    E-cigarettes have emerged as a threat to cigarette makers. Will they be able to ward off this threat?
  20. Reynolds Signs Vapor Deal With British American (BTI, RAI)

    September 24, 2015
    Having financially backed Reynolds American's (NYSE: RAI) $29 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard this summer, British ...
  21. 3 Reasons to Buy Philip Morris International Stock (PM, AAPL)

    June 5, 2015
    Among international tobacco companies, Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) is the best known in the U.S., with competitors ...
  22. Still Addicted To Dividends? Satisfy Your Craving With Tobacco ...

    February 24, 2014
    While tobacco may be considered a sinful endeavor, cigarette stocks may be just what an income portfolio needs. For investors, ...
  23. The United Kingdom Is Ripe For Stock Pickers

    December 6, 2013
    With the situation in Europe finally moving ahead, investors may want to focus on the United Kingdom. Stocks within the nation ...
  24. Investing In Unethical Stocks: The Pros And Cons For Traders

    November 16, 2012
    This article assesses the concept of unethical investment, paying attention to its changeable definition and the pros and ...
  25. Tobacco Stocks Are Still Addictive

    February 7, 2012
    The tobacco industry has been one of the top performing sectors over the last decade.
  26. 4 Reasons To Love The PowerShares International Dividend Achievers ...

    March 14, 2011
    If you are searching for large cap stocks, think big with a global ETF.
  27. Sin Stocks: The Natural Choice

    April 28, 2010
    Human nature compels people to undertake risky behavior, and it seems to have created a value opportunity with Vector Group. ...