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We like tobacco stocks for their robust dividend yields, which for domestic cigarette companies Lorillard, Altria, and Reynolds American are in the 4%-5% range. However, the long-term trend for smoking in the U.S. is down. In contrast, Philip Morris International offers more appealing long-term growth prospects and its dividend should grow over time.
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