Tobacco Stocks on the Move -- Research on Philip Morris Intl., Lorillard, Reynolds American, and Vector

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Tobacco Stocks on the Move -- Research on Philip Morris Intl., Lorillard, Reynolds American, and Vector

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LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, June 19, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,359.33, down 0.08%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.09%, to finish the day at 16,921.46, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,959.48, up 0.13%. The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index ended the day at 467.46, up 0.64%, with the index also advancing 7.50% in the last three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM), Lorillard Inc. (NYSE: LO), Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and Vector Group Ltd (NYSE: VGR). Free technical research on PM, LO, RAI and VGR can be downloaded upon signing up at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/4016-register

On Thursday, shares in Philip Morris International Inc. traded between $89.91 and $91.47 before ending the session 1.62% higher at $91.34. Philip Morris International Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 7.14 million shares, above its three months average volume of 4.36 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.23. Philip Morris International Inc.'s shares have advanced 6.53% in the last one month, 14.66% in the past three months and 4.83% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $86.09 and $84.86, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 75.24. Sign up today to read free research on PM at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/4016-PM-20Jun2014.pdf

On Thursday, Lorillard Inc.'s stock edged 0.63% higher, to close the day at $64.23. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.31 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.95 million shares. The stock oscillated between $63.98 and $64.84 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Lorillard Inc.'s shares have surged 12.27% and 24.86%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 26.74% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $57.92 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $51.52. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 15.94 and has an RSI of 66.38. Sign up today to read free research on LO at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/4016-LO-20Jun2014.pdf

On Thursday, shares in Reynolds American Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.24 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 2.34 million shares. The stock ended the day at $62.16, which was 1.42% above its previous day's closing of $61.29, and registered an intraday range of $61.41 and $62.25. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 11.10. Reynolds American Inc.'s shares have surged 8.14% in the last one month and 16.80% in the previous three months. Additionally, the company's stock has advanced 24.34% since the beginning of this year. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $57.14 and $52.01, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 68.06. Sign up today to read free research on RAI at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/4016-RAI-20Jun2014.pdf

Vector Group Ltd's stock finished the Thursday's session 1.52% higher at $21.36. A total of 0.79 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.12 million shares. The stock moved between $21.07 and $21.49 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Vector Group Ltd's shares have advanced 7.77% and 3.19%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has gained an upside of 30.48%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $20.62 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $18.30. Vector Group Ltd's stock traded at a PE ratio of 33.38 and has an RSI of 56.35. Sign up today to read free research on VGR at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/4016-VGR-20Jun2014.pdf

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