Imperial Brands Plc :Imperial brands cfo says translational benefits should add 9 percent to full-year earnings at current spot rates.Imperial brands cfo says expects foreign exchange markets to remain highly volatile in near term, such as in uk due to election.Imperial brands ceo says has seen a stronger reaction than expected in germany to eu pack regulations.Imperial brands executive says still sees more opportunity in vapour, rather than heated tobacco but if had to change mind, can make a move in number of months.Imperial exec sees opportunities for m&a in us vapor market but trick is finding the brand whose technology is original.
May 2 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc :Altria reports 2017 first-quarter results and reaffirms full-year earnings guidance.Q1 adjusted earnings per share $0.73 excluding items.Q1 earnings per share $0.72.Q1 earnings per share view $0.74 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Reaffirms fy 2017 adjusted earnings per share view $3.26 to $3.32.Q1 revenue $6.1 billion.Q1 revenue view $4.64 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Altria group -in january 2017, u.s. Smokeless tobacco company llc voluntarily recalled certain smokeless tobacco products manufactured at franklin park, illinois facility.Altria group - says continues to expect higher adjusted diluted eps growth in second half of year compared to first half driven by various factors.Altria group inc says usstc has concluded recall and is completing its replenishment of trade inventories.FY 2017 earnings per share view $3.29, revenue view $19.78 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Altria -usstc estimates recall-related costs, share impact from recall reduced smokeless products segment adjusted operating companies income by about $60 million in quarter.Altria -facilities consolidation previously announced expected to be completed by q1 of 2018 and deliver about $50 million in annualized cost savings by end of 2018.
April 28 (Reuters) - Karelia Tobacco Company Inc SA :FY 2016 turnover at 876.0 million euros ($955.89 million)versus 836.9 million euros year ago.Net cash on Dec. 31, 2016, at 56.5 million euros versus 115.1 million euros year ago.FY 2016 net profit at 62.4 million euros versus 53.9 million euros year ago.FY 2016 EBITDA at 91.5 million euros versus 80.2 million euros year ago.
April 26 (Reuters) - VST Industries Ltd :March quarter net profit 451 million rupees.March quarter net sales 2.27 billion rupees.
April 26 (Reuters) - Indonesian cigarette maker PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk says in a stock exchange filing::First-quarter net profit at 3.29 trillion rupiah ($247.69 million) versus 3.12 trillion rupiah a year ago.
April 26 (Reuters) - Eastern Co Sae :Nine-month net profit EGP 1.34 billion versus EGP 1.08 billion year ago.Nine-month revenue EGP 7.85 billion versus EGP 5.73 billion year ago.
April 20 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd :Qtrly profit attributable 114.2 million rgt.Qtrly revenue 770.7 million rgt.Declared a first interim dividend of 40.00 sen per share, in respect of the fy ending 31 december 2017.Year ago qtrly revenue 1.02 billion rgt, net profit 172.6 million rgt.
April 20 (Reuters) - Essentra Plc ::Trading update.Trading for financial year to date has been in line with board's expectations.Like-for-like revenue modestly declined as anticipated,.Trend in all three divisions in Q1 2017 improved compared with each of previous two quarters.Component solutions and filter products have entered 2017 on a much more stable footing.Health & personal care packaging is continuing to receive specific short-term focus and remedial action.Confirms its expectation for a reduction in group like-for-like revenue and adjusted operating profit in FY 2017.