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

$37.31
+0.67 (+1.83 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 03:01 AM ET)
Today's Range
$36.37
Now: $37.31
$37.92
50-Day Range
$31.38
MA: $41.22
$46.22
52-Week Range
$30.95
Now: $37.31
$57.88
Volume18.35 million shs
Average Volume12.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$69.34 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield9.17%
Beta0.61
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. 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 transportation, aircraft, power generation, 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

Industry Cigarettes
Sub-IndustryTobacco
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP02209S10
Phone804-274-2200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.11 billion
Cash Flow$4.43 per share
Book Value$3.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,293,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees7,300
Outstanding Shares1,858,367,000
Market Cap$69.34 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MO shares have decreased by 7.8% and is now trading at $37.31. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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." View analyst ratings for Altria Group.

When is Altria Group's next earnings date?

Altria Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Altria Group.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 30th. The company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.02. The firm earned $4.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.89 billion. Altria Group had a negative net margin of 5.15% and a positive return on equity of 67.74%. The company's revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.95 EPS. View Altria Group's earnings history.

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 given 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 9.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 24th. View Altria Group's dividend history.

How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, July 30th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 1.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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 earnings per share 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 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Altria Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Altria Group's stock price to reach $55.39 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 48.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Altria Group.

Has Altria Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about MO stock has trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a media sentiment score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutAltria Group.

Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 15,196,400 shares, an increase of 17.9% from the February 27th total of 12,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 9,650,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Alibaba Group (BABA) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Altria Group's key executives?

Altria Group's management team includes the following 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

What is Altria Group's stock symbol?

Altria Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MO."

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 $37.31.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $69.34 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. 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:  778 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  643 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,421
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 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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