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Cigarettes Industry

Cigarettes Upgrades

Date
Ticker
Analyst
Old Rating
New Rating
01/26/2011
LO
JPMorgan
Underweight
Neutral
01/06/2011
RAI
Update - UBS
Neutral
Buy
09/07/2010
BTI
BofA/Merrill Lynch
Neutral
Buy
07/13/2010
BTI
Goldman Sachs
Neutral
Buy

Cigarettes Downgrades

Date
Ticker
Analyst
Old Rating
New Rating
01/13/2011
BTI
BofA/Merrill Lynch
Buy
Neutral
01/07/2011
BTI
Citi
Buy
Hold
09/30/2010
RAI
Deutsche Bank
Buy
Hold citing valuation
01/06/2010
PM
Nomura
Neutral
Reduce

Cigarettes New Coverages

Date
Ticker
Analyst
Rating
10/03/2012
LO
CLSA
Buy
04/03/2012
BTI
Exane BNP Paribas
Outperform
09/22/2009
LO
Stifel Nicolaus
Buy
09/22/2009
RAI
Stifel Nicolaus
Hold

Cigarettes Earnings

Date
Company
Actual
Expected
10/25/2012
0.58
0.58
10/24/2012
2.17
2.23
10/23/2012
0.79
0.79
10/18/2012
1.38
1.39

On This Date

August 29, 1862. President Abraham Lincoln created the Bureau of Engraving and Printing for financing the Civil War. Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase ordered coins to be printed in paper since silver had become scarce during the wartime inflation.: