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

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$44.97 -3.34 (-6.91 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.31
Today's Range$44.57 - $47.49
52-Week Range$44.57 - $71.86
Volume23.88 million shs
Average Volume12.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$84.50 billion
P/E Ratio13.30
Dividend Yield6.80%
Beta0.46
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$25.58 billion
Cash Flow$3.2825 per share
Book Value$8.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income$10.22 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Outstanding Shares1,879,046,000
Market Cap$84.50 billion
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 Wednesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.80 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 24th. View Altria Group's Dividend History.

How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, May 17th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $5.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.22 billion. Altria Group had a return on equity of 48.31% and a net margin of 42.13%. 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, January 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Altria Group.

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

Altria Group issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.95-4.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.00.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

14 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Altria Group's stock. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate Altria Group's share price to reach $65.1925 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.0% 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 very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Altria Group's key competitors?

Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Howard A. Willard III, Chairman, CEO, COO & Exec. VP (Age 56)
  • Mr. William F. Gifford Jr., Vice Chairman, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 49)
  • Mr. Murray R. Garnick, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)
  • Mr. Craig A. Johnson, Pres & CEO of Altria Group Distribution Company (Age 66)
  • Mr. Charles N. Whitaker, Sr. VP of HR, Compliance & Information Services and Chief Compliance Officer (Age 52)

Who are Altria Group's major shareholders?

Altria Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Troy Asset Management Ltd (0.21%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.17%), Hexavest Inc. (0.08%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Brian W Quigley, Craig A Johnson, Dinyar S Devitre, George Munoz, James E Dillard III, Mark Newman, Martin J Barrington and W Hildebrandt Surgner Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Altria Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennsylvania Trust Co, RNC Capital Management LLC, 6 Meridian, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, BB&T Corp, Hendley & Co. Inc., Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. and Legacy Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Altria Group company stock in the last year include Brian W Quigley, Craig A Johnson, Dinyar S Devitre, James E Dillard III and W Hildebrandt Surgner Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altria Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Bank of Montreal Can, Lavaca Capital LLC, Hexavest Inc., Boston Advisors LLC, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. 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 $44.97.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $84.50 billion and generates $25.58 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $10.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.38 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:  644 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  520 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,164
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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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