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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 ...
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).
Local nonprofits benefit from employee donations at tobacco company
Altria covers all administration costs. There's no overhead in this thing. We have employees who lead this effort across both of our facilities for contributions into the fund and while they solicit funds, they also ask employees to pick the focus ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ulrich Franzen, Designer of Brutalist Buildings, Dies at 91
Mr. Franzen's first major solo project was the fortresslike Alley Theater in Houston, which opened in 1968 for the city's resident theater company. Critics praised it as a triumph of the Brutalist style, ... The building, rising 26 stories, featured a ...
Capitol Assets: Congress's wealthiest mostly shielded in deep recession
○The number of millionaires in Congress dropped after the Great Recession; the 253 who have served during the current session are the smallest group since 2004. ... Among his real estate ventures, Greene Properties Inc. has gained the most ...
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 ...
Both sides spending lavishly on Maine's state races
However, its federal filings show that its largest contributors are Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield ($2.4 million), Reynolds American ($705,000), Devon Energy ($600,000), Altria Group ($489,620), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ($475,399), the American ...
The Great Dividend Hunt
It might be tempting to think the trend has run its course. Among household-name dividend stocks, utility American Electric Power is up 21% from a year ago, tobacco giant Altria Group has shot up 28%, and pharmaceuticals company Pfizer has jumped 45%.