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Friday Sector Laggards: Cigarettes & Tobacco, Defense Stocks

June 6, 2014

In trading on Friday, cigarettes & tobacco shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 0.3%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Alliance One International (AOI), down about 4.4% and shares of Reynolds American (RAI) down about 0.4% on the day.

Also lagging the market Friday are defense shares, down on the day by about 0.2% as a group, led down by Astrotech (ASTC), trading lower by about 3.9% and Arotech (ARTX), trading lower by about 1.4%.

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