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NYSE:MO - Altria Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$40.37
+0.07 (+0.17 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$38.57
Now: $40.37
$40.50
50-Day Range
$40.30
MA: $47.67
$51.25
52-Week Range
$38.57
Now: $40.37
$57.88
Volume23.81 million shs
Average Volume9.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$75.02 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.34%
Beta0.5
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. Read More…

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$4.35 per share
Book Value$3.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,293,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Outstanding Shares1,858,370,000
Market Cap$75.02 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.84 per share on Thursday, April 30th. This represents a $3.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.32%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 24th. View Altria Group's Dividend History.

How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase 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 repurchase up to 1.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) posted its earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.02. The company had revenue of $4.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.89 billion. Altria Group had a negative net margin of 5.15% and a positive return on equity of 67.74%. Altria Group's quarterly revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.95 EPS. 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, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Altria Group.

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

Altria Group updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of 4.39-4.51 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.43.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Altria Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Altria Group's stock price to reach $55.19 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Altria Group.

Has Altria Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about MO stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a news impact score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Altria Group.

Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 15,080,000 shares, a drop of 5.9% from the January 30th total of 16,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,200,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's shares are short sold. 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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Philip Morris International (PM), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Ford Motor (F), NVIDIA (NVDA), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Altria Group's major shareholders?

Altria Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (4.25%), State Street Corp (4.08%), Capital World Investors (3.99%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.79%), Capital International Investors (1.41%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.39%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Brian W Quigley, Dinyar S Devitre, Ivan S Feldman, Jody L Begley, Mark Newman, Nabil Y Sakkab, W Hildebrandt Surgner Jr 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 Capital Research Global Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Altria Group company stock in the last year include Jody L Begley and W Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altria Group.

Which major investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Capital World Investors, Sculptor Capital LP, Eaton Vance Management, American International Group Inc., Lido Advisors LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Altria Group stock in the last two years include Mark Newman and Nabil Y Sakkab. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Altria Group's stock price today?

One share of MO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.37.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $75.02 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 8,300 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Altria Group.

What is Altria Group's official website?

The official website for Altria Group is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Altria Group (NYSE MO)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  765 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  634 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,399
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Altria Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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