Shares of Altria Group (MO -1.8%) finished the day in the red despite beating Q4 estimates, as...

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

Shares of Altria Group (MO -1.8%) finished the day in the red despite beating Q4 estimates, as earnings slid 9% Y/Y due to several charges. Bottom line results managed to beat the Street however, on strong volume growth for smokeless products and a modest increase in demand for cigarettes.