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Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T)

2914.T on Tokyo Stock Exchange

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Japan Tobacco to issue dollar-denominated corporate bonds
Thursday, 7 Apr 2016 08:00pm EDT 

Japan Tobacco Inc:To issue dollar-denominated corporate bonds worth $750 million, on April 13.The bonds are each with issue price at $99.976 per face value of $100, maturity date April 13, 2021 and coupon rate 2.00 pct per annum.To issue dollar-denominated corporate bonds worth $500 million, on April 13.The bonds are each with issue price at $99.879 per face value of $100, maturity date April 13, 2026 and coupon rate 2.80 pct per annum.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco issues consolidated full-year outlook and dividend forecast for FY 2016
Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 01:00am EST 

Japan Tobacco Inc:Says it issued the consolidated full-year outlook for revenue at 2,200,000 million yen for the FY ending Dec. 2016.Operating profit of 566,000 million yen.Says earning per share outlook at 222.82 yen.Issued mid-year dividend forecast of 64 yen per share and year-end dividend forecast of 64 yen per share for FY ending Dec. 2016.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco completes acquisition of Natural American Spirit Business outside the United States
Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 06:30pm EST 

Japan Tobacco Inc:The JT Group has completed the acquisition of the Natural American Spirit business outside the United States.Says the acquisition plan was announced on Sep. 29, 2015.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco Inc - Big Tobacco faces blow as top court adviser backs EU law - Reuters
Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 02:00am EST 

Japan Tobacco Inc:An adviser to Europe's highest court said an EU law on cigarettes was valid, rebuffing a challenge from Philip Morris International PM.N and British American Tobacco BATS.L, though the court still has to deliver a final ruling - RTRS.The opinion, if adopted by the court in Luxembourg, would be a blow to Big Tobacco companies, which had lobbied vigorously against what was seen as some of the world's strictest anti-tobacco legislation. - RTRS.In a majority of cases, opinions of the court advisers are reflected in the final ruling, which should follow in the coming months. - RTRS."(The advocate general) considers the EU tobacco directive of 2014 to be valid," the opinion published on Wednesday said. - RTRS."The EU legislature did not exceed the considerable latitude to be given to it in ensuring that tobacco and related products may be placed on the market under uniform conditions throughout the EU without losing sight of the fundamental objective of a high level of health protection." - RTRS.The EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) was adopted in May 2014 and comes into force next year. Key provisions include the standardisation of packaging, a prohibition by 2020 on menthol cigarettes and special rules for e-cigarettes. - RTRS.Philip Morris and British American, as well as Japan Tobacco International & Imperial Tobacco Group are challenging the legality of the UK plain packaging law in separate proceedings - RTRS.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco raises year-end dividend forecast for FY 2015
Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 01:00am EST 

Japan Tobacco Inc:Raised year-end dividend forecast to 64 yen per share from 54 yen per share for FY ending Dec. 2015.  Full Article

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