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Cigarette maker Altria’s 3Q net income rises nearly 4 percent despite lower cigarette sales

The Marlboro Man had a more difficult time roping in cigarette smokers in the third quarter, marking one of the biggest U.S. market share declines for Altria Group Inc.’s top-selling premium brand in at least four years. But the owner of the nation’s largest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, said Thursday higher prices and gains […]

Is Altria Blowing Smoke?

The United States’ most dominant cigarette company reported second-quarter results earlier this week that did little to ease investors’ worries amid increasing legislation and anti-smoking campaigns. Altria (NYSE: MO ) , most famous for its Marlboro brand that still commands 42.6% of U.S. cigarette share,...

Altria IQ Net

Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.’s first-quarter net income increased 15 percent in on lower costs and higher prices, even though it sold fewer cigarettes. The owner of the nation’s biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, said Wednesday that it earned $937 million, or 45 cents per...

Marlboro (cigarette)

Marlboro is the largest selling brand of cigarettes in the world. It is made by Philip Morris USA (a branch of Altria) within the US, and by Philip Morris International (now separate from Altria) outside the US. It is famous for its billboard advertisements and magazine ads of the Marlboro Man. The brand is named after Great...