NYSE:MO - Altria Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$56.01 -1.42 (-2.47 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 09:48 AM ET)
Previous Close$56.70
Today's Range$55.99 - $56.71
52-Week Range$53.91 - $74.38
Volume6,699 shs
Average Volume6.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$108.54 billion
P/E Ratio16.45
Dividend Yield4.88%
Beta0.62
Altria Group logoAltria 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 aircraft, electric power, railcar, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Cigarettes
Sub-IndustryTobacco
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNYSE:MO
CUSIP02209S10
Phone804-274-2200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.85
Current Ratio0.65
Quick Ratio0.34

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.45
Forward P/E Ratio14.00
P/E Growth1.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.58 billion
Price / Sales4.14
Cash Flow$3.4446 per share
Price / Cash16.26
Book Value$8.06 per share
Price / Book6.95

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.38
Net Income$10.22 billion
Net Margins41.85%
Return on Equity49.92%
Return on Assets15.80%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Outstanding Shares1,892,650,000
Market Cap$108,543.38

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 17th. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Tuesday, July 10th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View Altria Group's Dividend History.

How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, May 17th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $4.67 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.63 billion. Altria Group had a return on equity of 49.92% and a net margin of 41.85%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.73 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Altria Group.

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

Altria Group issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.90-4.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.97.

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 $62.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Altria Group's stock price to reach $71.7162 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Altria Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Altria Group?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Altria Group's key competitors?

Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Howard A. Willard III, Chairman, CEO, COO & Exec. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. William F. Gifford Jr., Vice Chairman, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 48)
  • Mr. Murray R. Garnick, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 58)
  • Mr. Craig A. Johnson, Pres & CEO of Altria Group Distribution Company (Age 65)
  • Mr. Charles N. Whitaker, Sr. VP of HR, Compliance & Information Services and Chief Compliance Officer (Age 51)

Has Altria Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MO stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.76 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Altria Group's major shareholders?

Altria Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Hexavest Inc. (0.08%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Rathbone Brothers plc (0.03%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Brian W Quigley, Charles N Whitaker, Craig A Johnson, Dinyar S Devitre, George Munoz, James E Dillard III, Mark Newman, Martin J Barrington 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 Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Hexavest Inc., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, Biltmore Family Office LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Atria Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Altria Group company stock in the last year include Brian W Quigley, Craig A Johnson, Dinyar S Devitre, James E Dillard III, Martin J Barrington and W Hildebrandt Surgner Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altria Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Caledonia Investments PLC, Howard Capital Management Inc., Pennsylvania Trust Co, Rathbone Brothers plc and Clinton Group Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Altria Group's stock price today?

One share of MO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.60.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $108.54 billion and generates $25.58 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $10.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.38 on an earnings per share basis. Altria Group employs 8,300 workers across the globe.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  561 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  441 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,002
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This page was last updated on 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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