SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 8, 2010
ALTRIA GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|6601 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia||23230|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (804) 274-2200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
As Altria Group, Inc. (the Company) previously announced, the Companys Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, David R. Beran, will be giving a live presentation today, September 8, 2010, at the Barclays Capital 2010 Back-to-School Consumer Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. In connection with the presentation, the Company is furnishing to the Securities and Exchange Commission the following documents attached as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein: the text of Mr. Berans remarks attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, the presentation slides attached as Exhibit 99.2 hereto, and the press release announcing the key highlights of the presentation attached as Exhibit 99.3 hereto.
Reconciliations of non-GAAP measures included in the presentation and presentation slides to the most comparable GAAP measures are set forth in Exhibit 99.2 hereto.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibits hereto, shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. The information in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing or document.
|Remarks by David R. Beran, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Altria Group, Inc., dated September 8, 2010 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01).|
|Altria Group, Inc. Presentation Slides, dated September 8, 2010 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01).|
|Altria Group, Inc. Press Release, dated September 8, 2010 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ALTRIA GROUP, INC.|
|By:||/S/ W. HILDEBRANDT SURGNER, JR.|
|Name:||W. Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr.|
Corporate Secretary and Senior
Assistant General Counsel
DATE: September 8, 2010
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
|99.1||Remarks by David R. Beran, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Altria Group, Inc., dated September 8, 2010 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01).|
|99.2||Altria Group, Inc. Presentation Slides, dated September 8, 2010 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01).|
|99.3||Altria Group, Inc. Press Release, dated September 8, 2010 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01).|