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3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Altria Profit Trails Estimates on Lower Cigarette Shipments

Altria Group Inc. , the largest seller of tobacco in the U.S., reported second-quarter profit that trailed analysts' estimates as cigarette shipment volume declined in the U.S. Net income fell to $1.26 billion, or 64 cents a share, from $1.27 billion, or 63 cents, a year earlier, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said today in a statement.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Richmond, VA, Smoking, Medicine, Health, US News

7 hrs ago | KAUZ

Marlboro maker Altria's 2Q profit stays flat

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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7 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Altria 2Q profit stays flat

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Altria 2Q profit stays flat

This Oct. 15, 2010 photo, Marlboro cigarettes are on display at a liquor store in Palo Alto, Calif.

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9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Reynolds American's $23B Slap In The Face A Good Chance To Buy Philip Morris And Altria?

Court verdict is unlikely to stand and Reynolds American is going to put up the fight of its life to achieve a 'common sense' court ruling.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Lung Cancer, Smoking, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Whisper Number: How Will Altria's Stock Move After Earnings?

Altria Group is expected to report earnings on Tuesday, July 22nd. The whisper number is 68 cents, 2 cents ahead of the analysts' estimate and showing some confidence from investors.

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The Miami Herald

Virginia museum to host major exhibit from Beijing's Palace Museum in October

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Director Alex Nyerges listens to chargé d'affaires Lu Kang announce the upcoming "Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing" exhibit in Richmond, Virginia at a press conference, July 16, 2014 at the Embassy of China in Washington, D.C. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond will host ... (more)

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Seeking Alpha

Altria Group: A Few Thoughts On The Company's Upcoming Earnings

Analysts expect MO to earn $0.66/share in terms of EPS when the company announces its Q2 results on July 22. Recent trend behavior could continue well into the second-half of the year, if MO can meet and/or exceed analysts' earnings expectations for the upcoming quarter.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Richmond, VA, Wine, Drink

Sun Jul 20, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Altria is Smoking up Higher

Altria Group is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and certain smokeless products in the U.S. With 50% market share in the U.S. tobacco industry, the company dominates the market.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health

The Motley Fool

Here's the Real Winner of the Lorillard/Reynolds American Merger

The deal involves the second- and third-largest tobacco companies joining forces to take on the industry leader, Altria Group .

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Financial Markets

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Insider Monkey

Altria Group Inc (MO), Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ADR) (ZURVY) And...

Dividend yield stocks are best suited for investors who are looking for a regular and reasonable stream of income.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Financial Markets

Myrtle Beach Online

Philip Morris Int'l 2Q profit falls 13 percent

The seller of Marlboro cigarettes and other brands outside the U.S. earned $1.85 billion, or $1.17 per share, for the period ended June 30. A year earlier it earned $2.12 billion, or $1.30 per share.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Tobacco, Richmond, VA, Business News

Seeking Alpha

Altria Group: Have We Reached 'Peak Tobacco'?

In the US, cigarette consumption has been falling steadily : Tobacco companies have relied heavily on developing countries in recent years to make up for sales stagnation and declines in the developed world.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tobacco firm Reynolds American to buy Lorillard

Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s $25 billion deal to buy Newport maker Lorillard Inc. creates a formidable No.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, Smoking, Medicine, Health

The Miami Herald

Business Highlights

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the economic recovery is not yet complete and for that reason the Fed intends to keep providing significant support to boost growth and improve labor market conditions.

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TheStreet.com

Why Altria Group (MO) Stock Is Slumping Today

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Retirement Income Planning With Altria Group

Most investors know by now that income planning in today's low interest rate world has become exceedingly difficult.

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Reuters

Big tobacco firms face antitrust challenge to takeover

U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc, in talks to buy rival Lorillard Inc, may have a hard time convincing regulators to approve the deal because of their big shares in the traditional cigarette and fast-growing electronic cigarette markets.

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Seeking Alpha

$3,000 Annual AT&T Dividends Are Like An Aesop Fable Sprung To Life

Because AT&T has only grown at 2% in the past ten years, it can be easy to dismiss the company as a potential investment.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Motley Fool

How Altria Group, Alcoa, and Lorillard Set New Highs Last Week

Fears about potential trouble in Europe outweighed gains related to the Federal Reserve's decision to end its quantitative easing program later this year, but with stocks still so close to record levels, dozens of stocks still hit new yearly highs.

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