Tobacco companies turn to technology for differentiation in the fast-growing electronic-cigarette market.
Draft legislation would ban all refill liquids, refillable atomizers, and all flavors, and impose nicotine-level restrictions.
The international tobacco giant has warned that it could face challenging times ahead, but can it follow Lorillard's strategy of using e-cigarettes to diversify?
The international tobacco giant thinks it can have an electronic cigarette on the market within the next year.
Reynolds American (RAI) has had a hard time maintaining its grasp on a shrinking market.
Altria earnings are due out later this week, and despite ongoing concerns about falling cigarette sales volumes, the tobacco giant could be a better value than rival Reynolds American and global giant Philip Morris International.
Cigarettes are supposed to be on the decline, but Lorillard has thrived over rivals Altria and Reynolds American in finding ways to grow. Will Lorillard earnings benefit?
Two consumer giants square off in a battle of dividend fundamentals.
International exposure used to give the foreign-focused cigarette giant a big advantage, but Philip Morris earnings could see the same sluggishness as its domestic counterparts.
Lorillard has some headwinds facing it, but the reward could be worth the risk.