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Altria Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$41.20
+0.09 (+0.22 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.87
Now: $41.20
$41.34
50-Day Range
$39.83
MA: $41.70
$43.78
52-Week Range
$30.95
Now: $41.20
$51.47
Volume8.07 million shs
Average Volume8.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$76.57 billion
P/E Ratio114.45
Dividend Yield8.35%
Beta0.54
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, as well as provides on! oral nicotine pouches. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle and 14 Hands names; owns Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, Conn Creek, Patz & Hall, and Erath wine brands; 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, power generation, real estate, and manufacturing equipment industries. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; and large retail organizations, such as chain stores. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1822 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.97 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cigarettes
Sub-IndustryTobacco
CUSIP02209S10
Phone804-274-2200
Employees7,300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.11 billion
Cash Flow$4.36 per share
Book Value$3.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,293,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,858,419,000
Market Cap$76.57 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$41.20
+0.09 (+0.22 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Altria Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Altria Group's stock was trading at $40.48 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MO stock has increased by 1.8% and is now trading at $41.20.
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Is Altria Group a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research 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. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Altria Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Altria Group?

Wall Street analysts have given Altria Group a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Altria Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Altria Group's earnings call?

Altria Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, January 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 4th. The company reported $1.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $5.68 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.38 billion. Altria Group had a net margin of 2.84% and a return on equity of 148.93%. The company's revenue was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.19 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 Thursday, December 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 28th will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Monday, January 11th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 24th.
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Is Altria Group a good dividend stock?

Altria Group pays an annual dividend of $3.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.35%. MO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Altria Group has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Altria Group is 81.52%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Altria Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 75.27% in the coming year. This indicates that Altria Group may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Tuesday, July 30th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 1.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Altria Group updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.30-4.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.35.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Altria Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Altria Group's stock price to reach $49.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 14,500,000 shares, an increase of 39.2% from the December 15th total of 10,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,100,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company 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), The Coca-Cola (KO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. William F. Gifford Jr., CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Salvatore Mancuso, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $2.15M)
  • Mr. Jody L. Begley, Exec. VP & COO (Age 49, Pay $2.02M)
  • Mr. Murray R. Garnick, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61, Pay $4.8M)
  • Mr. Charles N. Whitaker, Sr. VP, Chief HR Officer & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Mac Livingston, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Heather A. Newman, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategy (Age 43)
  • Ms. Kenya Blake, MD & GM of John Middleton Co.
  • Mr. Jay Zapko, MD & GM of Helix Innovations LLC
  • Mr. W. Hildebrandt Surgner Jr., VP, Corp. Sec. & Associate Gen. Counsel (Age 55)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), RNC Capital Management LLC (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Sowell Financial Services LLC (0.01%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.01%) and Huntington National Bank (0.01%). 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 RNC Capital Management LLC, Holloway Wealth Management LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Kovack Advisors Inc., M&R Capital Management Inc., Global Retirement Partners LLC, and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL.
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Which institutional investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Prairiewood Capital LLC, Strategic Investment Advisors MI, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management, Baugh & Associates LLC, Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors LLC, and Salvus Wealth Management LLC.
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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 WeBull, 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 $41.20.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $76.57 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 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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