Lorillard (LO +9.8%) pops after its Q4 easily beat estimates earlier today. Net earnings jumped...

|By:, SA News Editor

Lorillard (LO +9.8%) pops after its Q4 easily beat estimates earlier today. Net earnings jumped 20% Y/Y as margins rose on a combination of increased shipments of its Newport and Maverick brands plus higher sales prices. The company also boosted its quarterly dividend by 19%.