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Altria Reaffirms Full-Year 2018 Earnings Guidance
8:00am EST 

Feb 21 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc ::ALTRIA PRESENTS AT THE CONSUMER ANALYST GROUP OF NEW YORK CONFERENCE; REAFFIRMS FULL-YEAR 2018 EARNINGS GUIDANCE.REAFFIRMS FY 2018 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $3.90 TO $4.03 EXCLUDING ITEMS.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $4.01 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Altria Reports Q4 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $0.91
Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 07:00am EST 

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc ::ALTRIA REPORTS 2017 FOURTH-QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR RESULTS; PROVIDES 2018 FULL-YEAR EARNINGS GUIDANCE.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.91 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.60.Q4 REVENUE $6.1 BILLION.Q4 REVENUE VIEW $4.83 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.80 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.90 TO $4.03 EXCLUDING ITEMS.ANNOUNCES A NEW $1 BILLION SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM TO BE COMPLETED BY END OF 2018.ALTRIA GROUP - CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER MARTY BARRINGTON ANNOUNCES HIS DECISION TO RETIRE AT CONCLUSION OF MAY 17, 2018 ANNUAL MEETING.BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BOARD) HAS ELECTED HOWARD WILLARD, 54, TO SERVE AS CHAIRMAN.BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS ELECTED HOWARD WILLARD, 54, TO SERVE AS CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.EXPECTS CAPITAL EXPENDITURES IN A RANGE OF $200 MILLION TO $250 MILLION FOR 2018.BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS ELECTED BILLY GIFFORD TO SERVE AS VICE CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER..BOARD ALSO ELECTED WILLARD TO ALTRIA'S BOARD, EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2018..FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $3.88 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.IN Q4, EARNINGS FROM EQUITY INVESTMENT IN AB INBEV INCLUDED NET PRE-TAX CHARGES OF $51 MILLION.IN Q4 OF 2017, ALTRIA RECORDED A $3.4 BILLION TAX BENEFIT PRIMARILY RELATED TO TAX REFORM ITEMS.2018 FULL-YEAR ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS EXCLUDES $0.09 TAX EXPENSE FOR TAX BASIS ADJUSTMENT RELATED TO DEEMED REPATRIATION TAX.  Full Article

Altria holds investor day reaffirms FY 2017 earnings guidance
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 08:30am EDT 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc :Altria holds investor day; reaffirms 2017 full-year earnings guidance.Reaffirms FY 2017 adjusted earnings per share view $3.26 to $3.32.FY2017 earnings per share view $3.28 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Altria Group files for potential debt shelf offering size not disclosed
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 11:10am EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc :Altria Group Inc files for potential debt shelf offering; size not disclosed - sec filing.  Full Article

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

BRIEF-Altria Reaffirms Full-Year 2018 Earnings Guidance

* ALTRIA PRESENTS AT THE CONSUMER ANALYST GROUP OF NEW YORK CONFERENCE; REAFFIRMS FULL-YEAR 2018 EARNINGS GUIDANCE