This Tobacco Company Zigs While Others Zag

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, & Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin and Andrew discuss Lorillard. As the company makes a decision to stick strictly with cigarettes, many other tobacco companies are adding smokeless products to their portfolios.

Lorillard is just one company in the retail industry. To learn about a few, we invite you to take a look at The Motley Fool's special free report: "The Death of Wal-Mart: The Real Cash Kings Changing the Face of Retail." In it you'll see which retailers are able to consistently outperform and learn how two cash kings are planning to ride the waves of retail's changing tide. You can access it by clicking here.

At the time this article was published Austin Smith and Andrew Tonner own no shares of the companies mentioned here. The Motley Fool owns shares of Philip Morris International and Altria Group.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Philip Morris International and creating a bear put ladder position in Lorillard. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2011 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners