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Is A Philip Morris Stock Split Next?
As most investors know Philip Morris was spun off from Altria Group (NYSE:MO) in 2008 and has grown into one of the most popular stocks and rightly so, given its dividends and growth potential.
Why Altria Is Beginning To Look Like A Ticking Time Bomb
So what's the problem with Altria, and why should a company that has given investors such great returns over so many decades be sold today?
Gov. Gerald Baliles named 2012 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow
Currently, Baliles also serves on the corporate boards of Altria Group, Inc. and the Norfolk Southern Corporation, the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress and the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education.
The diversification push from the third-largest U.S. tobacco company by sales into battery-powered e-cigarettes—which turn heated nicotine-laced liquid into a vapor mist—coincides with aggressive moves by its larger rivals.
Coke withdraws from group that backs Stand Your Ground law
ALEC's private enterprise board includes executives from companies including Pfizer Inc and Reynolds American, which stood by the group on Thursday along with Procter & Gamble Co, a member company. "We don't agree with every ALEC position, but we ...
ALEC: What It Does and Why Three Major Corporations Cut Ties
Last week, Coca-Cola, Kraft and accounting-software giant Intuit announced they were ending their membership in a conservative nonprofit group called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ... Retail (Walmart), tobacco (R.J. Reynolds, Altria ...
WTO dents US ban on clove cigarettes
"The FDA has had more than enough time to determine how to implement the committee's recommendation," Myers said. "It is time for the FDA to act.
Big Tobacco pays states $6.5 billion, unchanged from 2011
Altria's (MO.N) Philip Morris paid $3.5 billion, but the Marlboro-maker is disputing $206 million of that sum and has put that money in escrow.
Worcester's ban on tobacco advertising ruled unconstitutional
The suit was brought against the city by the National Association of Tobacco Outlets Inc.; R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Philip Morris USA Inc.; and Lorillard Tobacco Company. ... “Tobacco companies have a constitutional right to communicate with ...
Why students can't keep up with rising college costs
To compete with private institutions for these affluent students, state universities believe they have to kick in money. As long as state universities behave so cynically, I'm afraid most American students are going to continue to feel the cost squeeze ...