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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Tobacco: 4 (Previous rank: 5*)
Overall score: 6.86

Address: 6 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 6905
Phone: 203-817-3000
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 5
People management 4
Use of corporate assets 6
Social responsibility 5
Quality of management 3
Financial soundness 5
Long-term investment 4
Quality of products/services 2
Global competitiveness 6
Industry: Tobacco
Most Admired
1 Altria Group 8.01
2 British American Tobacco 7.71
3 Japan Tobacco 7.15
4 Reynolds American 6.86
4 UST 6.86
Rank Company Overall score
6 Imperial Tobacco 6.74
7 Universal 6.60
8 Alliance One International 5.20
From the March 16, 2009 issue
*Acquired by Altria, Jan. 6, 2009.
This year companies whose industry scores are equal when rounded to two places will receive the same rank. i.e., they will tie. In cases of ties, companies are listed in alphabetical order.
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