Swedish Match AB (SWMA.ST)
Fri, May 4 2018
STOCKHOLM, May 4 Tobacco group Swedish Match beat expectations for first-quarter profit on Friday as profit margins for snus, a wet snuff tobacco, widened, but the profitability of its cigars shrank in the United States.
STOCKHOLM, May 4 Wet snuff and cigar maker Swedish Match reported on Friday a bigger first-quarter operating profit than expected and predicted a growing but competitive Scandinavian snus market in 2018.
BRIEF-Swedish Match: Advocate General does not recommend European Court of Justice to find the EU snus ban invalid
* ADVOCATE GENERAL DOES NOT RECOMMEND THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE TO FIND THE EU SNUS BAN INVALID
Feb 14 Swedish Match CEO Lars Dahlgren told Reuters:
Feb 14 Tobacco group Swedish Match said on Wednesday it expected the Scandinavian snus market to continue to grow in 2018 and remain highly competitive as it reported higher than expected fourth-quarter operating profit and dividend.
* Q4 - IN LOCAL CURRENCIES, SALES INCREASED BY 6 PERCENT FOR Q4 AND BY 3 PERCENT FOR FULL YEAR
BRIEF-Artisan Partners Limited Partnership Reports A 6 Pct Passive Stake In Match Group, Inc. As Of Dec 31, 2017
* ARTISAN PARTNERS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP REPORTS A 6 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN MATCH GROUP, INC. AS OF DEC 31, 2017 - SEC FILING Source text:(http://bit.ly/2EnBCoi) Further company coverage: