Not blowing smoke: Altria (MO +0.6%) nears a 52-week high with a 34.5% total return YTD, and...

|About: Altria Group, Inc. (MO)|By:, SA News Editor
Not blowing smoke: Altria (MO +0.6%) nears a 52-week high with a 34.5% total return YTD, and WSJ's MarketBeat sees it as a reflection of growing investor infatuation with dividend stocks. That 6.1% dividend yield looks mighty healthy, especially with the Fed hammering down yields across the curve.