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NYSE:MO

Altria Group - MO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$47.01
+0.43 (+0.92%)
(As of 12/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$46.55
$47.16
50-Day Range
$40.38
$46.58
52-Week Range
$40.35
$57.05
Volume
9.05 million shs
Average Volume
9.77 million shs
Market Capitalization
$84.25 billion
P/E Ratio
18.29
Dividend Yield
8.07%
Price Target
$46.64

Altria Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.09 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.8% Downside
$46.64 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.83% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.14
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.30mentions of Altria Group in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.55%
From $4.84 to $5.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.98 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

88th out of 143 stocks

Cigarettes Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

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About Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Stock

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells smokeable and oral tobacco products in the United States. The company provides cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars and pipe tobacco principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen, Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands, as well as provides on! oral nicotine pouches. It sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; and large retail organizations, such as chain stores. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1822 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

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MO Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 10/11 Dividend
9/14/2022
Dividend Payable
10/11/2022
Last Earnings
10/27/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Cigarettes
Sub-Industry
Tobacco
CUSIP
02209S10
Employees
6,000
Year Founded
1985

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$46.64
High Stock Price Forecast
$57.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$36.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-0.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.09
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.48 billion
Pretax Margin
27.59%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$26.01 billion
Cash Flow
$4.89 per share
Book Value
($2.36) per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,792,173,000
Free Float
1,790,918,000
Market Cap
$84.25 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.65

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Key Executives

  • Mr. William F. Gifford Jr.Mr. William F. Gifford Jr. (Age 52)
    CEO & Director
  • Mr. Salvatore MancusoMr. Salvatore Mancuso (Age 56)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.58M
  • Mr. Jody L. BegleyMr. Jody L. Begley (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $1.69M
  • Mr. Murray R. Garnick (Age 62)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $2.21M
  • Ms. Heather A. Newman (Age 45)
    Sr. VP & Chief Strategy and Growth Officer
    Comp: $1.19M
  • Mr. Charles N. Whitaker (Age 55)
    Sr. VP, Chief HR Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Mac Livingston
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Todd A. Walker (Age 55)
    Sr. VP of Gov. Affairs & Public Policy - Altria Client Services LLC
  • Mr. Michael Thorne-Begland
    VP and Chief Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Officer - Altria Client Services LLC
  • Ms. Paige Magness
    Sr. VP of Regulatory Affairs - Altria Client Services LLC













MO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Altria Group stock right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" MO shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Altria Group's stock price forecast for 2023?

11 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Altria Group's stock. Their MO share price forecasts range from $36.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $46.64 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.8%.
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How have MO shares performed in 2022?

Altria Group's stock was trading at $47.39 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MO stock has decreased by 0.8% and is now trading at $47.01.
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When is Altria Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
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How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 27th. The company reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $5.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.59 billion. Altria Group had a net margin of 18.61% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 345.98%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.22 earnings per share.
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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 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.94 per share on Tuesday, October 11th. This represents a $3.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.90.
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Is Altria Group a good dividend stock?

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) pays an annual dividend of $3.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.07%. MO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company 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 is 146.30%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, MO will have a dividend payout ratio of 74.31% next year. This indicates that the company 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 of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, January 28th 2021, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 2.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Altria Group issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.81-$4.89 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.85. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

15 employees have rated Altria Group Chief Executive Officer Billy Gifford on Glassdoor.com. Billy Gifford has an approval rating of 78% among the company's employees.

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), 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.88%), BlackRock Inc. (7.38%), State Street Corp (3.99%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%), Fayez Sarofim & Co (0.71%) and Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.40%).
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How do I buy shares of Altria Group?

Shares of MO stock 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 $47.01.

How much money does Altria Group make?

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $84.25 billion and generates $26.01 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.48 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.57 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Altria Group have?

The company employs 6,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Altria Group?

Altria Group's mailing address is 6601 WEST BROAD STREET, RICHMOND VA, 23230. The official website for the company is www.altria.com. The company can be reached via phone at (804) 274-2200 or via fax at 804-484-8231.

This page (NYSE:MO) was last updated on 12/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff