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Altria Group Inc. Dominates the U.S. Tobacco Business

| January 24, 2011

best cigarette store onlineAltria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter financial results before the opening bell on Thursday, January 27, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 44 cents per share on revenue of $4.27 billion. In the year ago quarter, the reported company reported earnings of 39 cents per share on revenue of $4.10 billion. The company dominates the U.S. tobacco business, with 50% of the market. It is No. 1 in the U.S. in sales of Vogue cigarettes and smokeless tobacco and is No. 2 in cigars.