Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)

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Altria Finally Outperforms Phillip Morris International, Due to Debt and Taxes

Before changing its name back in 2003, Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) used to be known as none other than Phillip Morris. It still kept the MO ticker symbol for ...
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How the New Reynolds Will Stack Up Against Altria

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) are near sealing the deal where Reynolds will purchase Lorillard. The closing date is set for Friday, June 12, and ...
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The Next Big Dividend Hikes You Can Bank On This Summer

It has become almost impossible to argue against the notion that investors love dividends. They also love stock buyback announcements from companies, but when investors have owned a stock for ...
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Get Ready for Higher Cigarette Prices

Ever since prices at the gas pump have fallen, people have generally had more disposable income to do with as they wished. As a result, companies have been looking for ...
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Mega-Caps Posted the Biggest Earnings Surprises: 4 to Buy Now

Even though many pundits on Wall Street predicted lousy first-quarter earnings, only one thing can be said with over 90% of the S&P 500 reports in for the quarter: “Not ...
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Altria Earnings Remain Consistent With Steady Segment Growth

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) released its first-quarter financial results Thursday before the market opened as $0.63 in earnings per share (EPS) and $5.8 billion in revenue. That compared to ...
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Merrill Lynch Dividend Yield Stocks to Buy

With a general consensus that at some point this year, maybe as soon as this summer, interest rates are poised to rise, owning dividend yield stocks is a somewhat contrarian ...
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5 Stocks That Really Benefit From Lower Oil Prices

The consensus belief among many on Wall Street, and surely in Washington, D.C., is that falling gasoline prices are almost like a pay raise to consumers, and they will in ...
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Highest Yielding Stocks to Buy Gaining Value as Treasury Yields Plunge

Despite the fact that the market is leaning toward the Federal Reserve raising interest rates at some point this year, yields on Treasury debt, especially the closely watched 10-year note, ...
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Altria Earnings Show That the Dividend Is Sustainable

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday morning. For the quarter, the tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Altria Earnings Focus on Dividend Payout

Before the opening bell on Friday morning, Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter and full-year earnings. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for earnings per ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Bank of America, Intel, SanDisk, Viacom, Time Warner and More

After a long holiday weekend, investors return to a shortened trading week with the markets looking firmly poised to make a move higher on Tuesday. With over half of the ...
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Analyst’s Top Stock Picks for 2015 That Are Unloved by Wall Street

Wall Street is the ultimate follow-the-leader world. If a stock has a bad quarter, you can always count on the analysts downgrades, none of which usually help at that point ...
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RBC Picks 3 High-Yield Tobacco Stocks for 2015

While smoking in the United States is at perhaps the lowest levels ever, the habit is still widely practiced around the rest of the world. With the social stigma of ...
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Higher Cigarette Pricing Drives Altria Earnings Higher

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.69 on revenues of $4.16 billion, ...
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