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Altria Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$36.08
-0.79 (-2.14 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$35.83
Now: $36.08
$36.75
50-Day Range
$36.72
MA: $39.68
$43.59
52-Week Range
$30.95
Now: $36.08
$51.78
Volume12.75 million shs
Average Volume9.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$67.05 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield9.33%
Beta0.51
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, as well as provides on! oral nicotine pouches. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle and 14 Hands names; owns Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, Conn Creek, Patz & Hall, and Erath wine brands; 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, power generation, real estate, and manufacturing equipment industries. The company 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.87 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cigarettes
Sub-IndustryTobacco
CUSIP02209S10
Phone804-274-2200
Employees7,300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.11 billion
Cash Flow$4.00 per share
Book Value$3.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,293,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,858,397,000
Market Cap$67.05 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable
$36.08
-0.79 (-2.14 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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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. Since then, MO stock has decreased by 10.9% and is now trading at $36.08.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Altria Group?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Altria Group's next earnings date?

Altria Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 30th 2020.
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How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 30th. The company reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.16 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $5.68 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.38 billion. Altria Group had a negative net margin of 3.57% and a positive return on equity of 109.11%. Altria Group's revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.19 EPS.
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How often does Altria Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Altria Group?

Altria Group announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Friday, October 9th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.53%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 14th. This is a boost from Altria Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.84.
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How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, July 30th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 1.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Altria Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.30 to $4.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.32.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Altria Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Altria Group's share price to reach $49.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,670,000 shares, an increase of 30.6% from the August 31st total of 8,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,610,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.4 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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), Coca-Cola (KO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. William F. Gifford Jr., CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Salvatore Mancuso, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $2.15M)
  • Mr. Jody L. Begley, Exec. VP & COO (Age 48, Pay $2.02M)
  • Mr. Murray R. Garnick, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 60, Pay $4.8M)
  • Mr. Charles N. Whitaker, Sr. VP, Chief HR Officer & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 53)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (0.25%), Toronto Dominion Bank (0.12%), Prudential PLC (0.11%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.10%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%) and State of Michigan Retirement System (0.07%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Ivan S Feldman, Jody L Begley, Nabil Y Sakkab and W Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr.
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Which institutional investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Allen Capital Group LLC, and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D.
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Which institutional investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Artemis Investment Management LLP, and Avantax Advisory Services Inc..
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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 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 $36.08.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $67.05 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 10/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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