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Altria Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$39.84
-1.02 (-2.50 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.49
Now: $39.84
$41.04
50-Day Range
$40.86
MA: $42.91
$44.04
52-Week Range
$30.95
Now: $39.84
$51.78
Volume22.66 million shs
Average Volume10.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$74.04 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.42%
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 transportation, aircraft, power generation, 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.20 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cigarettes
Sub-IndustryTobacco
CUSIP02209S10
Phone804-274-2200

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.11 billion
Cash Flow$3.97 per share
Book Value$3.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,293,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees7,300
Outstanding Shares1,858,397,000
Market Cap$74.04 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$39.84
-1.02 (-2.50 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Altria Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Altria Group's stock was trading at $40.48 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MO stock has decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $39.84.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Altria Group?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Altria Group's next earnings date?

Altria Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.03. The company earned $5.06 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.08 billion. Altria Group had a positive return on equity of 109.11% and a negative net margin of 3.57%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.10 EPS.
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How often does Altria Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Altria Group?

Altria Group announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Friday, October 9th. This represents a $3.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 14th. This is a positive change from Altria Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.84.
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How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group declared that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Tuesday, July 30th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 1.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Altria Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.21 to $4.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.31.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

14 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Altria Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Altria Group's share price to reach $50.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 8,170,000 shares, a decline of 18.1% from the August 15th total of 9,980,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,620,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. Currently, 0.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), AbbVie (ABBV), Coca-Cola (KO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Bank of America (BAC) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the following 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

What is Altria Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are Altria Group's major shareholders?

Altria Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.23%), BlackRock Inc. (7.76%), FMR LLC (3.46%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.39%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.06%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.48%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Ivan S Feldman, Jody L Begley, Nabil Y Sakkab and W Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr.
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Which institutional investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Federated Hermes Inc., BlackRock Inc., Toronto Dominion Bank, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Sculptor Capital LP, Vanguard Group Inc., and American International Group Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., FIL Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, AJO LP, Man Group plc, and Bank of Nova Scotia.
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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 $39.84.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $74.04 billion and generates $25.11 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-1,293,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $4.22 on an earnings per share basis. Altria Group employs 7,300 workers across the globe.

What is Altria Group's official website?

The official website for Altria Group is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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