NYSE:MO - Altria Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$56.83 +0.28 (+0.50 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 02:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.55
Today's Range$56.48 - $57.28
52-Week Range$42.40 - $66.04
Volume252,027 shs
Average Volume12.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$106.52 billion
P/E Ratio14.25
Dividend Yield5.72%
Beta0.37
Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen, Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, and 14 Hands names; and imports and markets Antinori, Torres, and Villa Maria Estate wines, as well as Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it provides finance leasing services primarily in aircraft, electric power, railcar, real estate, and manufacturing industries. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cigarettes
Sub-IndustryTobacco
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP02209S10
Phone804-274-2200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.36 billion
Cash Flow$4.2003 per share
Book Value$7.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.96 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Outstanding Shares1,874,430,000
Market Cap$106.52 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Altria Group's stock symbol?

Altria Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MO."

How often does Altria Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Altria Group?

Altria Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 25th will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.63%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 22nd. View Altria Group's Dividend History.

How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, May 17th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) posted its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The company reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.95. The firm earned $4.79 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.81 billion. Altria Group had a return on equity of 49.05% and a net margin of 27.45%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.91 EPS. View Altria Group's Earnings History.

When is Altria Group's next earnings date?

Altria Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Altria Group.

What guidance has Altria Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

Altria Group updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.15-4.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.24. Altria Group also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.15-4.27 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

14 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Altria Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Altria Group's stock price to reach $65.1191 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Altria Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Altria Group?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Altria Group.

Has Altria Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Altria Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Altria Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Altria Group investors own include AT&T (T), Philip Morris International (PM), Verizon Communications (VZ), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Howard A. Willard III, BA (Hons), MBA, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. William F. Gifford Jr., Vice Chairman & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Murray R. Garnick, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)
  • Mr. Charles N. Whitaker, Sr. VP of HR, Compliance & Information Services and Chief Compliance Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. William Stephen Marshall, VP of Investor Relations

Who are Altria Group's major shareholders?

Altria Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (2.49%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.33%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.23%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.21%), Northern Trust Corp (1.17%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.77%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Brian W Quigley, Craig A Johnson, Dinyar S Devitre, George Munoz, Ivan S Feldman, James E Dillard III, Mark Newman, Martin J Barrington, Nabil Y Sakkab and W Hildebrandt Surgner Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Altria Group.

Which major investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Millennium Management LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and TD Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Altria Group company stock in the last year include Dinyar S Devitre and Ivan S Feldman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altria Group.

Which major investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, FMR LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC and Avalon Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Altria Group stock in the last two years include Mark Newman and Nabil Y Sakkab. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altria Group.

How do I buy shares of Altria Group?

Shares of MO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Altria Group's stock price today?

One share of MO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.87.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $106.60 billion and generates $25.36 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $6.96 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.99 on an earnings per share basis. Altria Group employs 8,300 workers across the globe.

What is Altria Group's official website?

The official website for Altria Group is http://www.altria.com.

How can I contact Altria Group?

Altria Group's mailing address is 6601 WEST BROAD STREET, RICHMOND VA, 23230. The company can be reached via phone at 804-274-2200.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Altria Group (NYSE MO)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  665 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  538 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,203
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Altria Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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