Altria’s dividend yield signals doubts about the payout. Because it is safe.

The FDA’s push to ban Juul products — like those at a store in El Segundo, Calif., on a recent day — has weighed on Altria’s stock. Analysts believe Altria, which has a large stake in Juul, will be able to maintain its dividend even if the ban remains.

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