Altria Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$48.04
-0.56 (-1.15 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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50-Day Range
$46.31
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52-Week Range
$35.83
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Volume7.10 million shs
Average Volume6.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$88.90 billion
P/E Ratio19.61
Dividend Yield7.16%
Beta0.62
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About Altria Group

Altria Group, Inc. operates as a holding company, which engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes in the United States. It operates through the following segments: Smokeable Products, Smokeless Products, and Wine. The Smokeable Products segment comprised of cigarettes manufactured and sold by PM USA and machine-made large cigars and pipe tobacco manufactured and sold by Middleton. The Smokeless products segment manufactured and sold by or on behalf of USSTC and PM USA. The Wine segment producer of Washington State wines, primarily Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia Crest, and owns wineries in or distributes wines from several other wine regions. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.

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3.30 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

3rd out of 330 stocks

Cigarettes Industry

1st out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Altria Group a buy right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Altria Group stock.
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Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 16,540,000 shares, an increase of 21.1% from the May 31st total of 13,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,060,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days.
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When is Altria Group's next earnings date?

Altria Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 29th 2021.
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How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 28th. The company reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.05. Altria Group had a net margin of 17.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 268.09%.
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How has Altria Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Altria Group's stock was trading at $40.48 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MO shares have increased by 18.7% and is now trading at $48.04.
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How often does Altria Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Altria Group?

Altria Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Friday, July 9th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.16%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 14th.
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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 7.16%. 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 78.90%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Altria Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 71.22% next year. This indicates that Altria Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, January 28th 2021, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 2.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Altria Group updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.560-$4.620 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.590. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

10 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Altria Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Altria Group's stock price to reach $53.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the following people:
  • William F. Gifford, Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Jody L. Begley, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Salvatore Mancuso, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Charles N. Whitaker, SVP, Chief Human Resources & Compliance Officer
  • Murray R. Garnick, Executive Vice President & General Counsel

What is Billy Gifford's approval rating as Altria Group's CEO?

15 employees have rated Altria Group CEO Billy Gifford on Glassdoor.com. Billy Gifford has an approval rating of 78% among Altria Group's employees.

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).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.15%), State of Michigan Retirement System (0.07%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%), Rathbone Brothers plc (0.04%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.03%) and Calamos Advisors LLC (0.02%).
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Which major investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GSB Wealth Management LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Viking Fund Management LLC, Heritage Investors Management Corp, Arkadios Wealth Advisors, and Arden Trust Co.
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Which major investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Rathbone Brothers plc, Calamos Advisors LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Cutler Group LP, Brookstone Capital Management, and Bowling Portfolio 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.
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What is Altria Group's stock price today?

One share of MO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.04.

How much money does Altria Group make?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $88.90 billion and generates $26.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $4.47 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.36 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Altria Group have?

Altria Group employs 7,100 workers across the globe.

When was Altria Group founded?

Altria Group was founded in 1985.

What is Altria Group's official website?

The official website for Altria Group is www.altria.com.

Where are Altria Group's headquarters?

Altria Group is headquartered at 6601 WEST BROAD STREET, RICHMOND VA, 23230.

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 8/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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