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

$50.30
+0.25 (+0.50 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$50.00
Now: $50.30
$50.51
50-Day Range
$44.94
MA: $47.91
$50.61
52-Week Range
$39.30
Now: $50.30
$57.88
Volume6.41 million shs
Average Volume7.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$93.97 billion
P/E Ratio12.61
Dividend Yield6.65%
Beta0.44
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. Read More…

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$4.11 per share
Book Value$7.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.96 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Outstanding Shares1,868,130,000
Market Cap$93.97 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.84 per share on Thursday, October 10th. This represents a $3.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.68%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 13th. This is an increase from Altria Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80. View Altria Group's Dividend History.

How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, July 30th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 1.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The company reported $1.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.04. The company earned $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.34 billion. Altria Group had a return on equity of 56.17% and a net margin of 7.00%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.08 earnings per share. 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 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Altria Group.

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

Altria Group issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.19-4.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.19.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Altria Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Altria Group's share price to reach $54.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Altria Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Altria Group?

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

Has Altria Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MO stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Altria Group.

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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Philip Morris International (PM), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Ford Motor (F), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), NVIDIA (NVDA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.22%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.41%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.39%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.23%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.17%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.16%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Brian W Quigley, Craig A Johnson, Dinyar S Devitre, Ivan S Feldman, James E Dillard III, Jody L Begley, Mark Newman, Nabil Y Sakkab, W Hildebrandt Surgner Jr 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 Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Mackay Shields LLC and Coho Partners Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Altria Group company stock in the last year include Ivan S Feldman, Jody L Begley and W Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altria Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, First Trust Advisors LP, Foundry Partners LLC and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Altria Group's stock price today?

One share of MO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.30.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $93.97 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.View Additional Information About Altria Group.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  731 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  605 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,336
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 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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