Motley Fool: Altria Grossly Overpaid for Its Equity Stake in Pot Stock Cronos Group

The marijuana industry has had nothing short of a groundbreaking year. In October, following years of promises from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and months of debate in the Senate, Canada officially opened its doors to recreational marijuana. With nine decades…

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Motley Fool: Why Altria Group Stock Lost 16% Last Month

What happened Shares of Altria Group (NYSE:MO) were sliding last month, as the Marlboro maker contended with a series of regulatory warnings from the Food and Drug Administration, which came closer to banning menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarettes. As a result, shares…

Motley Fool: 3 Reliable Consumer Staples Stocks With Dividend Yields Over 3%

The recent market swoon — which was partly caused by rising interest rates, escalating trade tensions with China, and other geopolitical tensions — led many investors to take profits in growth stocks and flee to safer investments. With the 10-year…

Motley Fool: Are the Bulls or Bears Right About Philip Morris International?

Shares of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) rose 4% on Oct. 18 after the tobacco giant posted third quarter numbers that topped analysts’ expectations. Its revenue rose 0.4% year over year to $7.5 billion, beating estimates by $330 million. And taking out…

Motley Fool: Better Buy: Altria Group vs. Anheuser Busch Inbev

Alcohol and tobacco are arguably two of the biggest categories in a so-called sin stock portfolio, and Altria (NYSE:MO) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) are each dominant competitors in the U.S. market for their peccadillos. Despite servicing different vices, the two companies…