British American Tobacco Zimbabwe : FY ended Dec 2016 profit before income tax of $12 million versus $20.8 million year ago . FY revenue of $34.1 million versus $45.3 million year ago . Says board is proposing declaration of a final dividend of $0.33 per share . Says trading conditions are expected to remain challenging in 2017, despite measures implemented to alleviate currency shortages in the country Source: http://bit.ly/2lmFiMA Further company coverage: [BAT.ZI] (Bangalore.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Essentra Plc : Final dividend 14.4 pence per share . Total dividend 20.7 pence per share . Final results . Revenue, profit and EPS decline, driven by deterioration in health & personal care packaging and short-term issues in filter products. . Total revenue decline of 9 pct on a like-for-like basis. . Full year dividend unchanged at 20.7p per share. . Says total adjusted operating profit down 29 pct (at constant FX) to 132 mln stg . Says total adjusted EPS lower by 31 pct (at constant FX) to 36.3p. . FY total revenue 1,104 million stg versus 1,098 million stg a year ago . Says anticipate a reduction in group like-for-like revenue and adjusted operating profit in FY 2017 . "It is premature to speculate as to impact on Essentra of United Kingdom leaving European Union" . Company believes that it remains well-positioned to service its global customers .Says FY 2016 revenue increased 0.5 pct (decreased 7.8 pct at constant FX) to 1,103.7 mln stg, with a LFL decline of 9.1 pct.
British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd : Qtrly revenue 840.6 million rgt . Qtrly net profit 299.1 million rgt .Year-ago qtrly net profit 196.1 million rgt, revenue 1.06 billion rgt.
Universal Corp : Universal Corporation reports improved nine month and third quarter results . Q3 earnings per share $1.92 .Universal corp qtrly sales and other operating revenues $668.8 million versus $584.6 million last year.
Alliance One International Inc : Alliance One International reports improved sales volumes and improved gross profit as a percentage of sales for the nine months ended December 31, 2016 . Q3 loss per share $1.73 . Sees FY 2017 revenue about $1.79 billion to $1.84 billion . Qtrly sales decreased 7.5% to $454.5 million . Alliance One International Inc sees fiscal year 2017 adjusted EBITDA in a range of approximately $145.0-$165.0 million . Alliance One International Inc says "initial reports indicate larger 2017 crops that we have begun to purchase in Brazil" . Alliance One International Inc says experienced some shipping delays in Turkey due to timing of crop purchases from farmers that will push sales, profitability to next year . Alliance One International Inc says in quarter, improved performance throughout much of global operations offset impact created by adverse El Niño weather, stronger U.S. dollar .Alliance One International Inc says at quarter end, inventory decreased $90.5 million to $845.1 million when compared to same period last year.
Altria Group Inc : working with federal authorities to investigate whether recalled tobacco products were tampered with . majority of u.s. Smokeless tobacco company’s cans, made at a separate facility, are not affected by recall Further company coverage: [MO.N] ((Bangalore.email@example.com;)).
Godfrey Phillips India Ltd : Dec quarter net profit 384.4 million rupees versus profit 125 million rupees year ago .Dec quarter total income from operations 10.91 billion rupees versus 9.82 billion rupees year ago.
Philip Morris International Inc : Philip morris international inc. (pmi) reports 2016 results; provides 2017 earnings per share forecast . Q4 revenue $19.2 billion . Q4 revenue view $6.67 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees fy 2017 earnings per share $4.70 to $4.85 . Philip morris international inc qtrly cigarette shipment volume of 200.6 billion units, down by 4.4% . Philip morris international inc - qtrly reported diluted earnings per share of $1.10 . Q4 earnings per share view $1.12, revenue view $6.67 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Qtrly adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.10 . Philip morris international inc sees unfavorable currency impact, at prevailing exchange rates, of approximately $0.18 for full-year 2017 . Philip morris sees 2017 net revenue growth, excluding excise taxes, in excess of current annual growth target range of 4-6%, ex-currency, acquisitions .Fy2017 earnings per share view $4.72, revenue view $26.96 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S : Says French authorities publish ban on tobacco brand names . Bans are announced to take effect from Feb. 1 2018 .Says Scandinavian Tobacco Group will appeal decision to French courts.