(Reuters) - Tobacco major Reynolds American Inc's
The company's net income rose to $492 million, or 92 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $461 million, or 84 cents per share, a year earlier.
Net sales fell 0.7 percent to $2.16 billion.
Reynolds American, which has agreed to buy smaller rival Lorillard Inc
(This story has been refiled to change the dateline of the story to July 29 from July 28)
(Reporting by Shailaja Sharma in Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)