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Altria Group Inc (MO)

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Altria Group Inc reaffirms FY 2015 EPS guidance
Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 07:00am EDT 

Altria Group Inc:Reaffirms its guidance for FY 2015 adjusted diluted EPS, which excludes the special items recorded for the first nine months of 2015, to be in a range of $2.76 to $2.81.  Full Article

Altria Group Inc - Big tobacco settles decade-long dispute with New York - Reuters
Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 02:09pm EDT 

Altria Group Inc:Big U.S. tobacco companies including Reynolds American Inc and Altria Group Inc agreed to pay New York $550 million, or 90 percent, of the amount kept in an escrow account, ending a decade-long dispute - RTRS.The dispute stems from disagreements over the enforcement of certain terms of a Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) - RTRS.Under the MSA, signed in 1998, tobacco companies had to make annual payments to U.S. states as compensation for medical costs related to smoking-related illnesses - RTRS.Reynolds American, Altria and other companies signed the MSA. But, under the terms, it was also agreed that companies that were not part of the MSA had to contribute to a reserve fund to be used by states to cover smoking-related costs - RTRS.However, in 2003, signatories to the MSA argued that some states, including New York, had failed to "diligently enforce" the collection of funds from non-participating companies - RTRS.Since then, the participating companies have withheld their own annual payments and put them in an escrow account, which totaled about $700 million for New York - RTRS.New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Tuesday that the state agreed to settle for the release of 90 percent of the withheld payments and assurances of continued annual payments under the MSA from now on.- RTRS.About half of the $550 million will go to New York state, a quarter to New York City and the rest to counties outside the city - RTRS.  Full Article

Altria Group, Inc declares dividend
Friday, 21 Aug 2015 11:01am EDT 

Altria Group, Inc:Increases quarterly dividend by 8.7% to $0.565 per common share.  Full Article

Altria Group, Inc raises FY 2015 adjusted diluted EPS guidance
Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 07:00am EDT 

Altria Group, Inc:Says that it is raises its guidance for FY 2015 adjusted diluted EPS to a range of $2.76 to $2.81.  Full Article

Altria Group, Inc announces expansion of strategic framework with Philip Morris International
Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 09:00am EDT 

Altria Group, Inc:Announces expansion of strategic framework with Philip Morris International for e-vapor products.Expanding strategic framework with Philip Morris intl to include a joint research, development and technology-sharing agreement.Says Altria and Philip Morris International to collaborate to develop e-vapor products for commercialization in U.S by Altria.Altria and PMI will collaborate to develop e-vapor products for commercialization in the United States by Altria.  Full Article

Altria Group, Inc reaffirms FY 2015 EPS guidance
Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 08:16am EDT 

Altria Group, Inc:Says that it reaffirms its guidance for FY 2015 adjusted diluted earnings per share to be in the range of $2.75 to $2.80.  Full Article

Altria Group Inc reaffirms FY 2015 EPS guidance
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 01:00pm EDT 

Altria Group Inc:Reaffirms guidance for FY 2015 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) to be in range of $2.75 to $2.80.FY 2015 EPS of $2.80 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Altria Group Inc declares regular quarterly dividend
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 01:00pm EDT 

Altria Group Inc:Declares regular quarterly dividend of $0.52 per share.Payable on July 10 to shareholders of record as of June 15.Ex-dividend date is June 11.  Full Article

Altria Group Inc reaffirms FY 2015 EPS guidance
Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 07:00am EDT 

Altria Group Inc:Says that it reaffirms its FY 2015 diluted EPS to be in a range of $2.75 to $2.80.  Full Article

Altria Group Inc reaffirms FY 2015 EPS guidance
Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 08:00am EST 

Altria Group Inc:Reaffirms its previously announced guidance for FY 2015 adjusted diluted EPS to be in the range of $2.75 to $2.80.FY 2015 EPS of $2.79 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

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