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Reading Smoke Signals From Altria
History is only partly relevant to Altria because this is a new company starting in 2008 in a new market. Most investors are aware of the Altria split off of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) and Kraft (KFT). I feel that as an investor trying to ...
Altria: The Biggest Threat This Company Faces Is Rising Cost Of Capital
Dividend investing has been one of the most successful and popular strategies over the last decade. Many traders have proclaimed buy and hold as dead, but patient investors willing to continuously buy and compound income and total returns in consumer ...
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Is Altria a Good Investment?
Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) spun off its international operations in 2008, which now trades as a separate company, Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM).
Attorney general's race tightening; Republican ad blitz may be factor
Its biggest contributors are Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Reynolds American, Devon Energy, Altria Group and Wynn Resorts. No donors from Washington state show up in the group's top 20 donors. The biggest donors from this ...
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Barrow gets big PAC boosts; party isn't biggest pull
While he might have angered both parties at times, Barrow has gotten substantial support from Democratic and Republican-leaning groups alike as he faces a difficult re-election test against Republican state Rep. ... David Sutton, a spokesman for Altria ...
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Kraft Spinoff: Comparing Kraft Foods Group and Mondelez
Based on the respective market caps of the two new companies at the close of trading on Oct. 2, Mondelez is the larger company with 65% of the total value, leaving Kraft Foods Group with 35% of the total value. This makes sense ... Other bad corporate ...
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Cigarettes, snack foods, lobbyists and government
Until recently, she lobbied for the Altria Group, the parent company of Philip Morris and other tobacco products. She moved to Kraft when it was spun off as a separate company. Although Roy Blunt listed Kraft Foods in his financial disclosure statement ...
Which Tobacco Stocks To Buy And Which To Avoid?
Thirty years back, if you had invested $100 in Altria Group (NYSE:MO), previously named Philip Morris Companies, you would have fetched substantial dividends over these years and the stocks would have been worth more than $5,000 today.
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Big Tobacco's new GOP lobbyist
Steve Buyer, a Republican congressman from Indiana from 1993 to 2011, had been the beneficiary of over $100,000 in Reynolds donations over the years and pushed the company's legislative goals. In 2009, he gave a famously colorful speech on the ... The ...
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Janus Best as Bond Acumen Boosts Stocks: Riskless Return
The managers at Denver-based Janus Capital Group Inc. posted a risk-adjusted return of 2.3 percent in the past five years, the best among 18 similar funds of more than $5 billion that invest at least 50 percent in equities, according to the BLOOMBERG ...
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