Altria Group, Inc. - sales figures for the 1st 6-months 2009..

August 30, 2009 -

Altria Group Inc., by the numbers
Sales figures are for first six months of 2009.
No. 1 -- biggest U.S. cigarette company and smokeless tobacco company
50.2% share of U.S. cigarette market
56.1% share of moist snuff market
29.8% share of U.S. cigar market
$9.9 billion in cigarette sales
$671 million in smokeless tobacco sales
$233 million in cigar sales
75 billion cigarettes sold, including 63.7 billion Marlboros
267 million cans of Copenhagen and Skoal snuff sold
599 million Black & Mild cigars sold
SOURCE: Altria financial reports

Reference: Altria revamps marketing in light of new regulations by David Ress, Richmond Times-Dispatch, 8/27/2009.