Altria - to host webcast of 2009 fourth-quarter and full-year results on Thursday, January 28, 2010..

January 26, 2010 - Altria Group, Inc. will host a live audio webcast on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss 2009 fourth-quarter and full-year business results. The business results will be issued by means of a press release at approximately 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time the same day. The webcast can be accessed at

During the webcast, Mr. Michael E. Szymanczyk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. David R. Beran, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the company's 2009 fourth-quarter and full-year business results and answer questions from the investment community and news media.

The webcast will be in a listen-only mode. Pre-event registration is necessary; directions are posted at An archived copy of the webcast will be available until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, February 26, 2010, at