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  • No, Don't Buy Altria Now [View article]
    raising the age from 18 to 21 means buying cigarettes and does not mean preventing smoking.
    May 24, 2015. 02:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • No, Don't Buy Altria Now [View article]
    You mean 3.5% and not 35%, but MO share of the US tobacco market keeps itching up and now stands at 51.1%. Soon Marlboro alone will have 50% of this market, right now it is more than 44%. This is the reason MO and other tobacco companies keep developing new products from the smokeless, to the snus, to the e-cig and to the smoke-no-burn cigarette. In addition to these new product MO is in the wine business and has 27% of SAB Miller Beer Co. which is on the rise in addition to the dividends MO receives from this investment. MO also has a finance division.
    May 21, 2015. 12:16 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is It Time To Consider Selling Altria? It Depends [View article]
    If you want to get rich buy MO, reinvest MO dividends and sell OPTIONS and from the OPTION premiums buy more of MO. GE started to move higher.
    May 20, 2015. 04:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is It Time To Consider Selling Altria? It Depends [View article]
    SABMiller Beer announced last week that it will raise its dividends either by 9 cents or by 9%.
    I have been holding MO shares for more than 18 years. It has been a gold mine for me. and will never sell them. The other alternative to safe high dividend investment are AT&T and VZ, I own both, but I believe MO has higher potential of appreciation.
    May 19, 2015. 06:25 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Don't Be Fooled By Yields - A Corporate Finance Lesson Applied To 2 Big Tobacco Companies [View article]
    YES, I have been holding MO since early 1997 and it has been a gold mine for me.
    May 19, 2015. 02:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Don't Be Fooled By Yields - A Corporate Finance Lesson Applied To 2 Big Tobacco Companies [View article]
    Four of them are pure tobacco. MO is a conglomerate with smokable (83%), smokeless (12%), e-cig, smoke-no-burn, cigar, finance(2%), beer and wine (2%). So the comparision might not be accurate if you include MO in the comparision.
    May 19, 2015. 02:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bubble Trouble? Reasons This One May Go Up In Smoke [View article]
    YEP, also time will tell who is smart and who is dumb.
    May 17, 2015. 02:28 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Don't Be Fooled By Yields - A Corporate Finance Lesson Applied To 2 Big Tobacco Companies [View article]
    BTI has around 1.0 Billion outstanding shares. PM has 1.6 Billion. If PM had the same number of shares as BTI, PM share price would be close to $130. In addition PM has much larger revenues and more cigarette brands than BTI. PM has smokeless and e-cig division BTI may not have one of them. BTI owns 42% of RAI.
    May 16, 2015. 08:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bubble Trouble? Reasons This One May Go Up In Smoke [View article]
    Today 5/14 on Yahoo, another article "3 or 5 stocks for higher break-out" and MO is one of them
    May 14, 2015. 03:08 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bubble Trouble? Reasons This One May Go Up In Smoke [View article]
    Years ago Barron's magazine has this information on its cover page: "Altria is the most profitable company in the US". It is a well known fact that tobacco, software and entertainment companies have high or the highest profit margins. Retail companies have one of the lowest.
    May 13, 2015. 11:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AT&T May Have Overextended Itself This Time [View article]
    " but the merger with DTV is hitting regulatory bumps along the way" NOT TRUE. This morning (5/12) CNBC (Sue Herrara) has reported that regulators are in final stage of approving DTV merger with AT&T and it is unlikely the merger would be blocked.
    May 12, 2015. 02:35 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bubble Trouble? Reasons This One May Go Up In Smoke [View article]
    If your analysis is correct that MO share price would drop into the low 40s, neither investors nor traders (speculators) would put money in MO shares. MO is the most profitable company in the US if you divide the annual gross profits by the annual revenues.
    May 12, 2015. 02:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bubble Trouble? Reasons This One May Go Up In Smoke [View article]
    MAY 12, 2014:
    Stevens Capital’s top new positions which are Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO), Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY).
    Read more at http://bit.ly/1cLHwyg
    May 12, 2015. 01:21 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bubble Trouble? Reasons This One May Go Up In Smoke [View article]
    If you want to get rich, be a millionaire, put all your money in MO shares and keep reinvesting the dividends.
    May 12, 2015. 12:26 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bubble Trouble? Reasons This One May Go Up In Smoke [View article]
    The Value Line has a target price of 70 for MO.
    May 12, 2015. 12:20 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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