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Altria Group Inc (MO.N)

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Altria holds investor day reaffirms FY 2017 earnings guidance
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

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 

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

ALTRIA INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 8.2 PCT TO $0.66 PER COMMON SHARE
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 

Aug 24 (Reuters) - Altria Group Inc :ALTRIA INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 8.2% TO $0.66 PER COMMON SHARE.  Full Article

Altria becomes significant shareholder in Anheuser-Busch InBev
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016 

Altria Group Inc : Altria becomes significant shareholder in Anheuser-Busch InBev; revises 2016 full-year earnings guidance . Altria Group Inc - expansion of its $1 billion share repurchase program to $3 billion to be completed by end of Q2 of 2018 . Altria Group Inc- revises 2016 full-year earnings per share (EPS) guidance to reflect reporting lag . Altria Group Inc- Altria is receiving a total of approximately $5.3 billion in pre-tax cash . Altria Group Inc - Altria revises its guidance for 2016 full-year adjusted diluted EPS from a range of $3.01 to $3.07 to a range of $2.98 to $3.04 . Altria Group Inc - Altria now owns 185.1 million restricted shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev, representing a 9.6% economic and voting interest . Altria - expects to record total estimated pre-tax gain in its reported earnings of about $13.7 billion, or 4.55/share, all of which will be recorded in Q4 . Altria Group Inc says altria maintains its long-term financial goals of growing adjusted diluted EPS at an average annual rate of 7% to 9% . Altria Group Inc - maintaining a target dividend payout ratio of approximately 80% of adjusted diluted EPS . Altria Group Inc - will use equity method of accounting for its investment in Ab InBev . FY2016 earnings per share view $3.05 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Altria - timing lag from accounting method change will not affect co's cash flows or quarterly dividends per share.  Full Article

Altria Group increases qtrly dividend by 8% to $0.61/common share
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 

Altria Group Inc :Altria increases quarterly dividend by 8.0% to $0.61 per common share.  Full Article

Altria Group Q2 adj earnings per share $0.81 excluding items
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016 

Altria Reports 2016 Second : Altria estimates total pre-tax restructuring charges in connection with initiative of approximately $140 million . FY2016 earnings per share view $3.06 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Quarter and first-half results; raises full-year earnings guidance . Q2 adjusted earnings per share $0.81 excluding items . Q2 earnings per share $0.84 . Q2 revenue $6.5 billion . Q2 revenue view $5.01 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q2 earnings per share view $0.80 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Continues to expect that its 2016 full-year effective tax rate on operations will be approximately 35.3%. . Altria raises its guidance for 2016 full-year adjusted diluted EPS to a range of $3.01 to $3.07 .During h1 2016, Altria recorded pre-tax charges of $124 million and expects remaining charges to be incurred during balance of 2016.  Full Article

Altria Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.565 per Common Share
Thursday, 25 Feb 2016 

Altria Group, Inc:declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.565 per common share.payable on April 11, 2016, to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2016.The ex-dividend date is March 11, 2016.  Full Article

Altria Group Inc Reaffirms FY 2016 Adjusted Diluted EPS Guidance
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016 

Altria Group Inc:Reaffirms Fy 2016 full-year guidance for adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) to be in a range of $3.00 to $3.05.FY 2016 SHR VIEW $3.04 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article