LO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Vote Confirmed for Jan 28 - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    The much-hyped merger between tobacco majors Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and Lorillard Inc. (LO) has been facing several ...
  2. 3 Consumer Staples Stocks in Focus this Earnings Season - Earnings ...

    January 23, 2015
    These stocks remain well positioned in today's market environment and could provide an improved guidance.
  3. UK to Allow Only Plain Packaging for Cigarettes from 2016 - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    U.K. Public Health Minister Jane Ellison announced on Jan 21 that the British government announced its intention to start ...
  4. Lorillard's New Concern: A Decline in E-Cigarette Sales - Analyst ...

    December 31, 2014
    On Dec 26, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Lorillard Inc (LO).
  5. Lorillard Inc. (LO): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    December 26, 2014
    Lorillard's third quarter earnings of $0.90 per share were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate and exceeded the prior-year ...
  6. Lorillard's blu eCigs Offer blu PLUS+ Rechargeable Kits - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Following the overwhelming response to the limited pre-launch of blu PLUS+ in fall 2014, cigarette maker Lorillard, Inc.'s ...
  7. Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry ...

    October 13, 2014
    Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry Outlook
  8. Two Compelling Ways To Invest In Sin

    August 12, 2014
    Marijuana needs to be legalized... At least that's what the editorial board at the New York Times thinks. On July 27, ...
  9. How To Profit From The Historic Big Tobacco Merger

    July 18, 2014
  10. This Conservative Stock Could Be This 'Hated' Sector's Best

    July 18, 2014
    Nearly six years after the financial crisis, I think it's safe to say investors generally still don't trust the big ...
  11. This Revolutionary Product Will Transform America's Oldest Industry

    July 16, 2014
    Sometimes it's easy to recognize when "the future" is on its way. For example, think back to the time you received ...
  12. Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2014
    Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook
  13. Profit From A Unique Setup In This 'Hated' Industry

    March 11, 2014
    Big Tobacco is among the most hated and controversial industries on earth.It has been vilified as the leading cause of cancer, ...
  14. How To Legally 'Steal' Thousands Of Dollars From Wall Street

    March 11, 2014
    Let's be frank for a minute. After the pain and suffering caused by the global financial crisis, not to mention the losses ...
  15. 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, ...
  16. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  17. Dividend Stocks Still Matter

    October 24, 2013
    For those investors looking at the long term, ignore the taper talk and focus on dividends. The pay-outs from equities have ...
  18. How To Build The Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    August 21, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world in 2012, along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  19. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 21, 2013
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  20. Alliant Techsystems Looks To Guns For Growth

    May 14, 2013
    Norwest Equity Partners agreed May 13 to sell gun maker Savage Arms to Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK) for $315 million. While ...
  21. Lorillard Exceeds, Ups Dividend - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. (LO) delivered fourth quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of 79 cents per share, which exceeded ...
  22. How to Build the Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    January 24, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  23. Blue Chip Stocks Paying The Highest Dividends

    October 25, 2012
    While picking individual stocks is risky, these blue chip companies have histories that show they can be good choices.
  24. 4 Dividend ETFs With Higher Yields Than LQD

    July 24, 2012
    Once upon a time, the conventional wisdom was that investors should hold stocks as a source of long-term capital appreciation ...
  25. Biggest Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector Movers for June 27, 2012

    June 27, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.7%; the S&P 500 is up 0.7%; and the Dow has increased ...
  26. Smoking-Hot Dividend Stocks

    May 31, 2012
    Cigarettes are bad for your health, but they're great for your portoflio.
  27. Consumer Staples That Yield High Dividends

    May 16, 2012
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  28. 4 Hot Dividend Stocks

    May 16, 2012
    Cigarettes are bad for your health, but they're great for your portoflio.
  29. 4 Smoking-Hot Dividend Stocks

    April 30, 2012
    Cigarettes are bad for your health, but they're great for your portoflio.
  30. Tobacco Stocks Set To Light Up

    April 17, 2012
    Most of the biggest players in the Tabacco industry will be reporting their quarterly results in the coming days. Expect ...
  31. 4 Smoking-Hot Dividend Stocks

    February 28, 2012
    Cigarettes are bad for your health, but they're great for your portoflio.
  32. Tobacco Stocks Are Still Addictive

    February 7, 2012
    The tobacco industry has been one of the top performing sectors over the last decade.
  33. Three Ways To Play Total Systems Services

    January 24, 2012
    The payment processor's stock has been all over the place the last decade. We show you three ways to play it.
  34. The Year In Tobacco Stocks

    December 27, 2011
    The year in tobacco stocks.
  35. Ride This ETF's Momentum Into 2012 And Beyond

    December 23, 2011
    The iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETF had a strong 2011 and is likely to carry this momentum into 2012 and beyond.
  36. Cigarettes Are Bad, Cigarette Stocks Aren't

    December 2, 2011
    Cigarette stocks are hitting all-time highs.
  37. Tobacco's Big Yield

    November 16, 2011
    Huge yields are available in the tobacco field.
  38. How to Use Technicals to Trade ETFs

    November 7, 2011
    A couple of health-care growth names are performing well after earnings, says Ken Shreve, who also shares his methodology ...
  39. Finding Solace In Non-Financial Dividends

    August 10, 2011
    With the recent market maelstrom, investors have once again begun the flight to quality. Adding a dose of non-financial dividends ...
  40. 4 Stocks With Smoking-Hot Dividends

    April 8, 2011
    Cigarettes are bad for your health, but they're great for your portoflio.
  41. 5 Consumer Staples Yielding High Dividends

    February 9, 2011
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  42. Smoking Stocks In 2010

    December 28, 2010
    It was a mixed-bag performance for cigarette makers in 2010.
  43. Atmos Energy - Earnings Growth And A Dividend

    November 24, 2010
    ATO investors get steady earnings growth from a set of regulated businesses and a high yield from a company that has raised ...
  44. Avoid Whistler's Big Coming Out Party

    October 25, 2010
    Fortress Investment Group is looking to take Whistler/Blackcomb public, but taking a run at this IPO could be a mistake.
  45. BIG Dividends, BIG Returns

    October 22, 2010
    High dividend paying stocks are present in many industries. But do you know how to analyze a balance sheet to ensure that ...
  46. 5 Stocks Sporting High Dividends

    August 23, 2010
    Stocks that consistently pay dividends can be a source of stability for individual investors. Here are five worth a look.
  47. 3 Stocks With Revenue Growth Greater Than Earnings Growth

    June 3, 2010
    All three of these stocks should do well in the coming months as the economy continues to improve.
  48. Follow The Smart Money For Sinful Returns

    May 21, 2010
    Looking for returns in the alcohol and cigarette space could lead to big profits.
  49. 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.
  50. Dividend Stocks Making A Comeback

    January 26, 2010
    After a year of being ignored in favor of high-risk, high return assets, dividends are on the comeback trail. Here are some ...
  51. Free Cash Flow Dynamos

    October 19, 2009
    Free cash flow yield is an excellent way to gauge a company's position.
  52. Cigarettes: The "Armageddon Trade"

    September 14, 2009
    Cigarettes: The "Armageddon Trade"
  53. Sinful Returns With Philip Morris

    April 27, 2009
    Philip Morris International is looking promsing given the stability of its business and sinfully-healthy growth prospects.
  54. Bargain Shopping At Loews

    February 20, 2009
    This company's big Q4 losses reveal a company ready to take advantage of the down economy and a well-priced opportunity for ...
  55. Invest In The Original S&P 500

    February 18, 2009
    An amazing number of the original companies in the S&P 500 index are still trading. I'll pick out some interesting choices ...
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