In the same period a year ago, the parent of tobacco company Philip Morris posted earnings of 95 cents a share on sales of $4.7 billion.
The stock has risen 11.1% since the company last reported earnings on Jan. 31.
Quarterly estimates have fallen less than 1 cent a share in the past month.
Altria Group is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 12.8 based on the 12-month estimates of 17 analysts surveyed by FactSet.
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