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Who They Are: Reynolds American is the parent company of
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco,
Santa Fe Natural Tobacco,
Lane Limited and
R.J. Reynolds Global Products. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, the second-largest U.S. tobacco company, manufactures about one of every three cigarettes sold in the U.S., including five of the nation's 10 best-selling brands. The company was founded in 1875 and trades an average of 1.6 million shares per day with a marketcap of $26 billion.
The stock pays an annualized dividend of $2.36 for a yield of 5.1%.
52-Week Range: $31.82 to $46.61
Book Value: $10.42
Price to Book: 4.41
The trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 16.0, the mean fiscal year estimate price-to-earnings ratio is based on earnings of $2.95 per share this year.
In the last three years, the average dividend paid per year is $1.91. Over the last five years, the dividend has grown by an average of 9.4% per year.
Shares have moved higher in the last month with a 3.1% improvement. The last date Reynolds American released earnings was June 24 and the closing price before earnings was $45.35. Based on a recent price of $46.15, shares are up 1.8%.
Shares are in a strong uptrend with the moving averages trending higher as well.
A small 2% short interest, demonstrating short sellers do not believe the shares are expected to move lower.