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Philip Morris Shareholders Approve Dividend of $49 Per Share

April 27, 2012

Shareholders of Philip Morris CR AS (TABAK), the Czech unit of the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, approved a dividend of 920 koruna a share ($49), the company said.

The company’s market share was hurt by lower demand for local brands in 2011, the Kutna Hora-based cigarette maker said in an e-mailed statement today.

Sales of cheaper brands remained “encouraging,” the company said.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: James M. Gomez at

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