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Standoff: Altria Group Vs. Philip Morris
The two companies in question are Altria Group (NYSE:MO) and Philip Morris (NYSE:PM). Altria's brand building initiatives on popular brands such as Marlboro Eighty-Threes, black and mild summer blend and Copenhagen Southern blend seem to be paying ...
Altria: Reckless Dividend Raises Are Unsustainable
Altria's recent earnings report and substantive dividend raise certainly appear impressive. Still, while the company's recent earnings were above expectations, there are strong signs that the company's current payout ratio and dividend policy are ...
Altria: New Dividend Levels To Watch
Altria: New Dividend Levels To Watch. Sep. 4, 2012 8:44 AM ET | About: Altria Group, Inc. (MO) by: Richard Bloch. With Altria (NYSE:MO) raising its dividend by about 7.3% next quarter - from 41 cents to 44 cents per share - I decided to look at how the ...
Kraft's split-up is an oft-performed play
When Philip Morris (since renamed Altria) spun off Northfield-based Kraft in 2007, its broad scope was expected to drive superior profits and growth in the mature processed-foods industry under the leadership of marketing whiz Irene Rosenfeld.
In Sugar Price Supports, Sour Tastes for Consumers
Lewinsky was referring to Alfonso Fanjul, who with his brother Jose owns Florida Crystals Corp., a company that traces its roots to pre-communist Cuba.
A Two-Faced Strategy to Playing the Election
A selection of stocks with the best investment recommendations by S&P analysts and the highest dividend yields include Philip Morris International , Altria Group , Lorillard , Frontier Communications , Windstream , and UGI Corp . The energy sector, or ...
Anti-tobacco lobby leaders criticize Roberts and Roblan
Anti-tobacco advocates are criticizing both 5th District state senate candidates for accepting campaign cash from America's biggest tobacco company. Altria Group, the parent company of Philip Morris USA, has donated $2,500 in the past year to Democrat ...
Echoing ALEC's Playbook, the Real Story of Walker's Tort "Reform"
It is a "corporate lobby masquerading as a charity," and over 98% of its revenue comes from corporations and sources other than legislative dues, even though it has called itself the largest independent group of state legislators in the country ...
The Soda Tax Gamble: Will It Really Make Us Healthier?
The taste of soda may be sweet, but the potential consequences of those empty calories - obesity, diabetes, higher mortality and skyrocketing health care costs - are not.
The Best River Towns in America: Richmond, Virginia
Richmond is as metropolitan as it is Waffle House; the former Confederate capital is home to six Fortune 500 companies, including Altria Group. But it's also wild: the James forms a surprisingly rugged seven-mile central ribbon for a dedicated ...