The Case for Tobacco Stocks and their Dividends

Marlboro Man (Altria) examines the some of the highest dividend-paying stocks which happen to be big tobacco companies, two great names are Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) and Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM).

Early 52-week Highs for Altria and Silver Wheaton (MO, SLW)

52-Week Highs

Great start this morning for shareholders of Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE:SLW) and Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) as both stocks hit new 52-week highs.

Altria Group: Smoke Em if you Got Em (NYSE:MO)

Marlboro Man (Altria)

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) have bounced back 14% since June and the company just upped its quarterly dividend 8.60% to 38 cents/share, the second dividend increase this year.  Looking for a quality stock that provides stability and a dividend -- look to Altria.

Stock Market News for Comcast, Alcoa, and Altria


Today’s market news includes Comcast deploying in Philly, Alcoa begins upgrades to a dam, and Altria Group boosts its dividend.

News: Eastman Kodak Loses Edge, Vice Fund Likes Altria, and Macy’s Dividend


Today’s breaking news includes Eastman Kodak losing its edge, sin stocks that are sizzling and Macy’s is giving back to investors.

The StockMasters Top 3 Dividend Stocks of 2010

It's that time of year again - time to take a look into the next year and determine the Best Dividend stocks of 2010. 2009 was one of the worst years for stock-dividend payouts since World War II, but the year is finally coming to an end. Standard & Poor's sees dividends among S&P 500 index companies climbing more than 6% over this year, offering the hope of attractive returns for income-oriented investors turned off by particularly low bond yields.
Let's get right to them - the three Dividend stocks we like in 2010 are Cellcom Israel Ltd. (Public, NYSE:CEL) , Altria Group, Inc. (Public, NYSE:MO) and Extra Space Storage, Inc. (Public, NYSE:EXR)

New 52-week Highs for Imax, Altria, and Disney (IMAX, MO, DIS)

52-Week Highs

New highs for shares of IMAX Corporation (USA) (NASDAQ:IMAX), Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS).   These three companies are on solid ground and believes there's more upside for each of these stocks.

New Highs for Altria, Marvel and Discovery Comm. Shares (MO, MVL, DISCA)

Dow Jones at 10,000

The Dow has gained 150+ points today for a new 2009 high and along for the ride are new 52-week highs for shares of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA), Altria Group (NYSE:MO), and Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:MVL).

Altria's Share Price is Marlboro Man Cool

Marlboro Man (Altria)

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) beat the Street by one Penny last week and despite a solid guidance with products that American's have grown to love over the years shares are stuck at $18. Tack on Altria's 28.7% stake in the world's largest brewing company SABMiller and you got yourself a tough guy that is just waiting for the right time to smoke the competition.

Get Ready for Altria's Q3 Earnings (MO)

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) reports Q3 09 earnings tomorrow morning (Oct 21st) and believes the call may be "Smokin'".

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