Altria Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$48.61
-0.18 (-0.37 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.51
$48.96
50-Day Range
$46.79
$51.04
52-Week Range
$35.83
$52.59
Volume11.34 million shs
Average Volume8.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$89.64 billion
P/E Ratio19.84
Dividend Yield7.38%
Beta0.63
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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 Boosted Dividend Stocks to Buy Now (MO)
3 Boosted Dividend Stocks to Buy Now (MO)
August 27, 2021 |  marketbeat.com
XLP, PM, MO, MDLZ: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
XLP, PM, MO, MDLZ: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
September 16, 2021 |  nasdaq.com
7 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks To Buy Yielding 4%
7 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks To Buy Yielding 4%
September 13, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
10 High Yield Monthly REIT Dividend Stocks to Buy
10 High Yield Monthly REIT Dividend Stocks to Buy
September 3, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.90
Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.90
August 28, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Notable Thursday Option Activity: MO, YUM, V
Notable Thursday Option Activity: MO, YUM, V
August 27, 2021 |  nasdaq.com
Have $100? This Stock Will Keep Paying You
Have $100? This Stock Will Keep Paying You
August 27, 2021 |  nasdaq.com
Altria Group raises dividend by nearly 5%
Altria Group raises dividend by nearly 5%
August 26, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

2.35 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

56th out of 179 stocks

Cigarettes Industry

2nd out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Altria Group?

Wall Street analysts have given Altria Group a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Altria Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 11,220,000 shares, a decline of 15.4% from the July 29th total of 13,260,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,620,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 0.6% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, October 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 Thursday, October 28th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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 (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.05. The firm earned $5.61 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.36 billion. Altria Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 268.09% and a net margin of 17.22%.
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How has Altria Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Altria Group's stock was trading at $40.48 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MO shares have increased by 20.1% and is now trading at $48.61.
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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, August 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.90 per share on Tuesday, October 12th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.41%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 14th. This is a boost from Altria Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.86.
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Is Altria Group a good dividend stock?

Altria Group pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.38%. MO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Altria Group is 82.57%. 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 74.23% 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 declared that its board has approved a stock 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 purchase up to 2.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Altria Group updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.560-$4.620 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.590. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

10 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Altria Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Altria Group's share price to reach $53.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% 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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.29%), BlackRock Inc. (6.60%), State Street Corp (3.78%), FMR LLC (3.00%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.67%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.58%).
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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 BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Independent Franchise Partners LLP, GQG Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., GSB Wealth Management LLC, and Cibc World Markets Corp.
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Which major investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., State Street Corp, FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Geode Capital 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 $48.61.

How much money does Altria Group make?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $89.64 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 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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