Altria Group Inc

MO-N

NYSE:MO

45.17
0.48 (1.05%)
Altria Group, Inc. is an American corporation and one of the world's largest producers and marketers of tobacco, cigarettes and related products. It operates worldwide and is headquartered in Henrico County, Virginia.
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BUY
BUY
October 22, 2009
You have people that are dependent on cigarettes and cigars. As a dividend play it could continue, but they have a high debt load. He’s not that keen on investing in a company that kills people but it’s hard to ignore the constant demand for the product.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
October 22, 2009
You have people that are dependent on cigarettes and cigars. As a dividend play it could continue, but they have a high debt load. He’s not that keen on investing in a company that kills people but it’s hard to ignore the constant demand for the product.
COMMENT
COMMENT
July 3, 2009
Tobacco. Prefers Lorillard (LO-N) as they are the most efficient operator. This is also attractive. Steady cash flow generator in a recession resistant type of business. Some overhang in the sector as FDA starts to regulate, so there is some risk.
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Tobacco. Prefers Lorillard (LO-N) as they are the most efficient operator. This is also attractive. Steady cash flow generator in a recession resistant type of business. Some overhang in the sector as FDA starts to regulate, so there is some risk.
BUY
BUY
May 13, 2009
Tobacco is traditionally a defensive stock to play. There has been a decline in tobacco consumption in the US, but globally there is still a fairly good growth. Strong cash flow so dividend is safe.
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Tobacco is traditionally a defensive stock to play. There has been a decline in tobacco consumption in the US, but globally there is still a fairly good growth. Strong cash flow so dividend is safe.
WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
December 9, 2008
Dividend is safe for awhile. Stock price is down. In the long term they have good cash flow, but they they may be at legal liability with tobacco. If willing to take risk may be compensated.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
December 9, 2008
Dividend is safe for awhile. Stock price is down. In the long term they have good cash flow, but they they may be at legal liability with tobacco. If willing to take risk may be compensated.
BUY
BUY
November 14, 2008
Just completed its financing of US Tobacco and paid over 10% interest on their 30 year bonds. Smoking rates in the US continued to decline. Doesn't own because of his company’s social responsibilities.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
November 14, 2008
Just completed its financing of US Tobacco and paid over 10% interest on their 30 year bonds. Smoking rates in the US continued to decline. Doesn't own because of his company’s social responsibilities.
BUY
BUY
November 4, 2008
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
November 4, 2008
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BUY
BUY
October 23, 2008
Very well run company. Just made a big acquisition of smokeless tobacco company UST (UST-N), which will be very good for them. Strong dividend.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
October 23, 2008
Very well run company. Just made a big acquisition of smokeless tobacco company UST (UST-N), which will be very good for them. Strong dividend.
BUY
BUY
September 5, 2008
For a long-term investment, tobacco companies are great names to own.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
September 5, 2008
For a long-term investment, tobacco companies are great names to own.
COMMENT
COMMENT
May 12, 2008
Split into 2 companies, Altria (MO-N) and Philip Morris International (PM-N). This one owns Philip Morris assets in the US, which is a no growth business however, there is no business in the world that is more profitable than the tobacco business. You would own this one for the dividend yield.
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Split into 2 companies, Altria (MO-N) and Philip Morris International (PM-N). This one owns Philip Morris assets in the US, which is a no growth business however, there is no business in the world that is more profitable than the tobacco business. You would own this one for the dividend yield.
COMMENT
COMMENT
April 23, 2008
Good dividend. Have taken most of the cigarette assets out of the US so don’t pay for litigation anymore. Selling into Russia and China.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
April 23, 2008
Good dividend. Have taken most of the cigarette assets out of the US so don’t pay for litigation anymore. Selling into Russia and China.
BUY
BUY
April 9, 2008
Legal challenges that they have faced over the last 10 years have been beaten back in most cases. Going to continue to chug along very nicely. Pretty recession resistant.
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Legal challenges that they have faced over the last 10 years have been beaten back in most cases. Going to continue to chug along very nicely. Pretty recession resistant.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
March 12, 2008
Doesn't own this one because of his stand on ethics. If you are buying something that is swimming upstream in terms of cultural and moral issues, it has to be a consideration.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
March 12, 2008
Doesn't own this one because of his stand on ethics. If you are buying something that is swimming upstream in terms of cultural and moral issues, it has to be a consideration.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
February 25, 2008
World's largest tobacco company. Undergoing another transition and is being broken up in mid-March into Phillip Morris International and Phillip Morris USA. The sum of the pieces is worth a lot more than the combined entity.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
February 25, 2008
World's largest tobacco company. Undergoing another transition and is being broken up in mid-March into Phillip Morris International and Phillip Morris USA. The sum of the pieces is worth a lot more than the combined entity.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
February 4, 2008
Very compelling catalyst coming up. Will be splitting up into Phillip Morris, which will be all there non-US tobacco operations and Altria will continue as their US tobacco operations. 4% yield.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
February 4, 2008
Very compelling catalyst coming up. Will be splitting up into Phillip Morris, which will be all there non-US tobacco operations and Altria will continue as their US tobacco operations. 4% yield.
HOLD
HOLD
February 27, 2007
The biggest tobacco company in the world. Has weakened off in recent weeks, which could be due to profit taking.
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Altria Group Inc (MO-N)
February 27, 2007
The biggest tobacco company in the world. Has weakened off in recent weeks, which could be due to profit taking.
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