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Multiple New Agreements, Corporate Comments, and Stock Price Updates - Research Report on Altria, Philip Morris International,

    Multiple New Agreements, Corporate Comments, and Stock Price Updates -
 Research Report on Altria, Philip Morris International, PepsiCo, Lorillard,
                            and Reynolds American

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PR Newswire

NEW YORK, December 30, 2013

NEW YORK, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Altria
Group Inc. (NYSE: MO), Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE: PM), PepsiCo,
Inc. (NYSE: PEP), Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), and Reynolds American Inc.
(NYSE: RAI). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Altria Group Inc. Research Report

On December 20, 2013, Altria Group Inc. (Altria) announced that it has entered
into a series of agreements with Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI).
Altria informed that the agreements between the companies' subsidiaries
involve intellectual property licensing, regulatory engagement and contract
manufacturing. The Company stated that under the agreements: Altria is giving
PMI an exclusive license to commercialize Altria's e-vapor products
internationally; PMI is supplying Altria (on an exclusive basis) two of PMI's
heated tobacco products for commercialization in the United States; and the
companies are collaborating on scientific assessment, regulatory engagement
and sharing improvements regarding those products. Marty Barrington, Altria's
Chairman and CEO, commented, "These agreements create an important opportunity
to commercialize our e-vapor products internationally through a strategic
partnership with PMI. In addition, through subsidiaries, PMI is granting
Altria an exclusive license to sell in the United States heated tobacco
products that PMI is developing. This is consistent with Altria's ongoing
efforts to develop a robust portfolio of innovative products that meet adult
tobacco consumers' preferences, including those that have the potential to be
authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as modified risk tobacco
products." The Full Research Report on Altria Group Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/fe4c_MO

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Philip Morris International, Inc. Research Report

On December 19, 2013, Philip Morris International, Inc. (PMI) reported that
its EU Region President Drago Azinovic commented the following about the
finalized agreement between the European Commission, Parliament and Council on
the proposal for the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD): "The EU
has ignored its own standards for proportionate, evidenced-based policymaking
during the five years that the Tobacco Products Directive has been under
consideration. Discussions in Council and the European Parliament might have
marginally amended the original text, but the EU's failure to do its homework
will be a gift for the criminals profiting from the black market in tobacco,
and a blow to the hundreds of thousands of people working in the legal
industry and member state governments now faced with filling budget gaps.
Instead of further harmonizing the internal market, a stated objective of the
Directive, measures in the TPD will further erode property rights that the EU
Charter protects. This sends a worrying signal to other sectors of the economy
that depend on legal certainty and a rigorous defense of intellectual property
rights." The Full Research Report on Philip Morris International, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/0270_PM

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PepsiCo, Inc. Research Report

On December 24, 2013, PepsiCo, Inc.'s (PepsiCo) stock increased 0.22%, ending
the day at $82.04. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of PepsiCo
advanced 0.47%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which gained
1.10% during the same period. The Full Research Report on PepsiCo, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/d047_PEP  

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Lorillard, Inc. Research Report

On December 24, 2013, Lorillard, Inc.'s (Lorillard) stock increased 0.20%,
ending the day at $50.30. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of
Lorillard edged higher by 1.04%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average,
which went up by 1.10% during the same period. The Full Research Report on
Lorillard, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/d331_LO

--

Reynolds American Inc. Research Report

On December 24, 2013, Reynolds American Inc.'s (Reynolds American) stock
increased 0.76%, ending the day at $49.23. Over the previous three trading
sessions, shares of Reynolds American gained 0.84%, compared to the Dow Jones
Industrial Average, which advanced 1.10% during the same period. The Full
Research Report on Reynolds American Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/d59b_RAI

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