Shares of Altria (MO) move up 1% premarket after the the cigarette maker shows a gain in market...

|About: Altria Group, Inc. (MO)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Altria (MO) move up 1% premarket after the the cigarette maker shows a gain in market share and profitability in Q1. Though overall cigarette shipments were down again, the company made some progress with discount brands and smokeless products. Naturally, buybacks are again a focus with Altria highlighting a new $300M share repurchase program. (PR)