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Altria "pleased" U.S. FDA filed Philip Morris' MRTP application for electronically-heated tobacco product
Thursday, 25 May 2017 12:33pm EDT 

May 25 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc ::Altria's statement on FDA'S filing of Philip Morris International's modified risk tobacco product application.Altria group inc - "is pleased" U.S. FDA has filed Philip Morris International's MRTP application for its electronically-heated tobacco product.  Full Article

Altria reaffirms 2017 adj EPS guidance
Thursday, 18 May 2017 02:15pm EDT 

May 18 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc :Altria group inc says declares regular quarterly dividend of $0.61 per share.Altria group inc - reaffirmed altria's guidance for 2017 full-year adjusted diluted earnings per share.Fy2017 earnings per share view $3.28 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Altria Group Q1 revenue $6.1 bln
Tuesday, 2 May 2017 07:00am EDT 

May 2 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc :Altria reports 2017 first-quarter results and reaffirms full-year earnings guidance.Q1 adjusted earnings per share $0.73 excluding items.Q1 earnings per share $0.72.Q1 earnings per share view $0.74 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Reaffirms fy 2017 adjusted earnings per share view $3.26 to $3.32.Q1 revenue $6.1 billion.Q1 revenue view $4.64 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Altria group -in january 2017, u.s. Smokeless tobacco company llc voluntarily recalled certain smokeless tobacco products manufactured at franklin park, illinois facility.Altria group - says continues to expect higher adjusted diluted eps growth in second half of year compared to first half driven by various factors.Altria group inc says usstc has concluded recall and is completing its replenishment of trade inventories.FY 2017 earnings per share view $3.29, revenue view $19.78 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Altria -usstc estimates recall-related costs, share impact from recall reduced smokeless products segment adjusted operating companies income by about $60 million in quarter.Altria -facilities consolidation previously announced expected to be completed by q1 of 2018 and deliver about $50 million in annualized cost savings by end of 2018.  Full Article

Altria reaffirms FY 2017 adjusted EPS view $3.26 to $3.32
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 08:00am EST 

Altria Group Inc : Altria presents at the consumer analyst group of new york conference; reaffirms 2017 earnings guidance .Reaffirms fy 2017 adjusted earnings per share view $3.26 to $3.32.  Full Article

Altria working with authorities to investigate potential tampering of recalled products
Friday, 3 Feb 2017 05:38pm EST 

Altria Group Inc : working with federal authorities to investigate whether recalled tobacco products were tampered with . majority of u.s. Smokeless tobacco company’s cans, made at a separate facility, are not affected by recall Further company coverage: [MO.N] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Altria reports Q4 EPS $5.27
Wednesday, 1 Feb 2017 07:00am EST 

Altria Group Inc : Altria reports 2016 fourth-quarter and full-year results; provides 2017 full-year earnings guidance . Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.68 excluding items . Q4 earnings per share $5.27 . Q4 revenue $6.3 billion . Expects capital expenditures for 2017 in range of $180 million to $220 million . Q4 revenue view $4.8 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q4 earnings per share view $0.67 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees FY 2017 adjusted earnings per share $3.26 to $3.32 excluding items .FY2017 earnings per share view $3.33 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co voluntarily recalls certain smokeless tobacco products
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 07:54pm EST 

Altria Group Inc : U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company voluntarily recalls certain smokeless tobacco products manufactured at its Franklin Park, Il facility . USSTC - Initiated recall after receiving eight consumer complaints of foreign metal objects, including sharp metal objects, found in select cans . USSTC - Complaints have been received from consumers in Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin And Ohio . USSTC - Products at issue were manufactured solely in USSTC's Franklin Park, Il facility and distributed nationally .USSTC - Instructing wholesalers and retailers to segregate recalled products from their inventories.  Full Article

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co voluntarily recalls certain smokeless tobacco products
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 06:55pm EST 

Altria Group Inc : U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company voluntarily recalls certain smokeless tobacco products manufactured at its Franklin Park, Il facility . USSTC - Initiated recall after receiving eight consumer complaints of foreign metal objects, including sharp metal objects, found in select cans . USSTC - Complaints have been received from consumers in Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin And Ohio . USSTC - Products at issue were manufactured solely in USSTC's Franklin Park, Il facility and distributed nationally .USSTC - Instructing wholesalers and retailers to segregate recalled products from their inventories.  Full Article

Altria declares qtrly dividend of $0.61 per common share
Wednesday, 7 Dec 2016 01:15pm EST 

Altria Group Inc :Altria declares regular quarterly dividend of $0.61 per common share.  Full Article

Altria's statement on Philip Morris International's MRTP application submission with FDA
Tuesday, 6 Dec 2016 08:00am EST 

Altria Group Inc : Notes Philip Morris' submission of MRTP application for electronically heated tobacco product with fda's center for tobacco products . Altria's statement on Philip Morris International's MRTP application submission with the FDA .Upon regulatory authorization by FDA, Altria's companies have an exclusive license to sell this heated tobacco product in United States.  Full Article

Altria ups dividend despite U.S. nicotine proposal hit to shares

NEW YORK Tobacco company Altria Group Inc raised its dividend by 8.2 percent on Thursday, signaling the company did not expect a U.S. government proposal to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to threaten its ability to make the payment to shareholders.