Altria Group, Inc. (MO)

About Altria Group, Inc. (MO)

Company Description:


Altria Group, Inc., more commonly known as Altria, is a leading player in the tobacco industry. The company primarily focuses on the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States.

Altria was originally founded in 1919 as Philip Morris & Co., Ltd., Inc. and has undergone several name changes and rebrandings over the years. The company is currently headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, USA.


Main Product(s):


Altria's product range primarily includes cigarettes under the Marlboro brand, various smokeless tobacco products, and wine. The company also has investments in vaping and cannabis sectors.


Short History of Altria Group, Inc:


  • 1919 – Founded as Philip Morris & Co., Ltd., Inc.
  • 1954 – Renamed to Philip Morris Companies Inc.
  • 2003 – The company was renamed Altria Group, Inc.
  • 2008 – Altria spun off Philip Morris International.
  • 2018 – Altria ventured into the cannabis market by acquiring a stake in Cronos Group.
  • 2019 – Altria acquired a 35% stake in Juul Labs.

hat included Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, Apple Inc. stands as a beacon in the realm of tech giants. Based in Cupertino, California, this behemoth has left indelible marks in the design and production landscapes of consumer gadgets, specialized software, and pioneering online platforms.

1. Inception and Evolution:

Emerged from a garage start-up with innovations like Apple I and Apple II.
Over the decades, it diversified its portfolio, introducing iconic products from Macintosh computers to the revolutionary iPhone.

2. Offerings:

Devices: Their lineup boasts the iPhone, Mac computers, the intuitive iPad, the health-centric Apple Watch, and entertainment-focused Apple TV and AirPods.
Software Solutions: Their software range spans across operating systems like iOS and macOS to creative suites like Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro.
Digital Services: Their digital footprint includes platforms like the App Store, iTunes, the resonating Apple Music, the ubiquitous iCloud, and emerging services like Apple Arcade and Apple TV+.

3. Stock Insights (AAPL):

AAPL shares grace the NASDAQ exchange and proudly sit among the NASDAQ 100 elite.
Historically, Apple's fiscal journey has been stellar, touching the $1 trillion market cap in 2018 and doubling it by 2020.
Shareholders have often benefited from dividends and stock repurchase initiatives.

4. Leadership and Ethos:

By 2022, Tim Cook helmed the ship, succeeding Steve Jobs a decade earlier.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. William F. Gifford Jr.CEO & Director9.7MN/A1970
Mr. Salvatore MancusoExecutive VP & CFO3.28MN/A1966
Mr. Jody L. BegleyExecutive VP & COO3.29MN/A1972
Mr. Murray R. GarnickExecutive VP & General Counsel4.57MN/A1960
Ms. Heather A. NewmanSenior VP & Chief Strategy and Growth Officer2.38MN/A1977
Mr. Charles N. WhitakerSenior VP, Chief Human Resources Officer & Chief Compliance Officer1.04MN/A1967
Mr. Mac LivingstonVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Shannon LeistraPresident & CEO of NJOY, LLCN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Paige MagnessSenior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs - Altria Client Services LLCN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kenya BlakeMD & GM of Horizon InnovationsN/AN/AN/A

Trade smart with Robert Lindner

Charts and financial information provided by TradingView, a popular charting & trading platform.

Check out even more advanced features or grab charts for your website.