Middleton is focused on responsibly manufacturing and marketing its brands to adult smokers in a financially disciplined way. In 2012, the company's total retail share was 30.2 percent.
Our cigar portfolio is led by Black & Mild
, the best-selling five-pack cigar package in the United States. In 2012, Black & Mild
had 30 percent of the large machine-made cigar segment.
Middleton also manufactures pipe-tobacco, with brands that include Prince Albert, Carter Hall
and Middleton's Cherry Blend
Middleton is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc.
, a Virginia corporation whose common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol MO). Middleton provides Altria with value over the long-term by focusing on Altria’s four goals to:
- Invest in Leadership
- Align with Society
- Satisfy Adult Consumers
- Create Substantial Value for Shareholders
Altria's 2012 reporting segments were Smokeable Products, which includes products from PM USA and John Middleton; Smokeless Products, which includes products from U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and PM USA; Wine, produced by Ste. Michelle Wine Estates; and Financial Services, provided by Philip Morris Capital Corporation. Please view Altria's quarterly earnings release
for current financial information.