It's still No. 1 among the world's 100 biggest names, whose combined worth is $2.6 trillion. No. 8 might surprise you.
Inmates are paying a hefty price on the black market after the city banned cigarettes in jails. The ban is taxing city resources as well.
Over the next 3 years, some $30 billion in cash flow is likely to be returned to shareholders.
SanDisk is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Colgate-Palmolive is downgraded to 'neutral.'
After a strong 2013, the sector now looks overvalued and is lagging.
Altria is upgraded to 'buy,' and Red Robin is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Sure, INTC sells semiconductors, but the unassailable moat and huge dividends sure smell like Big Tobacco.
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