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NYSE:MOAltria Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$39.18
+0.13 (+0.33 %)
(As of 06/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.08
Now: $39.18
$39.76
50-Day Range
$35.10
MA: $38.46
$42.12
52-Week Range
$30.95
Now: $39.18
$52.46
Volume6.57 million shs
Average Volume10.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$72.81 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.60%
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. 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: 4.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.57 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cigarettes
Sub-IndustryTobacco
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP02209S10
Phone804-274-2200

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

Employees7,300
Outstanding Shares1,858,370,000
Market Cap$72.81 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 (WHO). Since then, MO shares have decreased by 3.2% and is now trading at $39.18. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Altria Group?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Altria Group.

When is Altria Group's next earnings date?

Altria Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Altria Group.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 30th. The company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.11. The business earned $4.33 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.51 billion. Altria Group had a positive return on equity of 84.55% and a negative net margin of 3.33%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 16.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.90 earnings per share. View Altria Group's earnings history.

How often does Altria Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Altria Group?

Altria Group declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.84 per share on Friday, July 10th. This represents a $3.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 12th. View Altria Group's dividend history.

How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, July 30th 2019, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 1.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

16 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives 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 $50.79 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Altria Group.

Has Altria Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MO stock have trended very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a news sentiment score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutAltria Group.

Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,930,000 shares, a drop of 9.4% from the April 30th total of 12,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 13,080,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Altria Group's Current Options Chain.

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), Coca-Cola (KO), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bank of America (BAC), Pfizer (PFE) and General Electric (GE).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.88%), Capital World Investors (4.45%), State Street Corp (4.31%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.70%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.41%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.11%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Dinyar S Devitre, Ivan S Feldman, Jody L Begley, Nabil Y Sakkab and W Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr. View institutional ownership trends for Altria Group.

Which major investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Capital International Investors, Federated Hermes Inc., Capital Research Global Investors, State of Michigan Retirement System, Alliancebernstein L.P., Mackenzie Financial Corp, and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI. View insider buying and selling activity for Altria Group.

Which major investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, State Street Corp, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., AJO LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, London Co. of Virginia, and Swiss National Bank. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $39.18.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $72.81 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 6/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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