Altria Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:MO)

$40.81
+0.69 (+1.72 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 11:03 AM ET)
Today's Range
$39.95
Now: $40.81
$41.32
50-Day Range
$39.84
MA: $44.98
$48.31
52-Week Range
$39.30
Now: $40.81
$66.04
Volume31.27 million shs
Average Volume15.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$76.24 billion
P/E Ratio10.23
Dividend Yield8.37%
Beta0.38
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$25.36 billion
Cash Flow$4.2029 per share
Book Value$7.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.96 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Outstanding Shares1,868,100,000
Market Cap$76.24 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (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, August 22nd. Investors of record on Monday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.84 per share on Thursday, October 10th. This represents a $3.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th. This is a boost from Altria Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80. View Altria Group's Dividend History.

How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, July 30th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 1.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.10. The business earned $5.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.08 billion. Altria Group had a return on equity of 51.53% and a net margin of 25.04%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.01 earnings per share. 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Altria Group.

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

Altria Group updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.15-4.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.18.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

13 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Altria Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate Altria Group's share price to reach $57.5327 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Altria Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Altria Group?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Altria Group.

Has Altria Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MO stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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 the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,647,700 shares, a drop of 5.1% from the July 31st total of 13,330,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,760,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's shares 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), Philip Morris International (PM), The Coca-Cola (KO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), General Electric (GE), Bank of America (BAC) and Pfizer (PFE).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.87%), BlackRock Inc. (7.31%), BlackRock Inc. (7.31%), Northern Trust Corp (1.17%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.13%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.00%). Company insiders that own Altria Group stock include Brian W Quigley, Craig A Johnson, Dinyar S Devitre, Ivan S Feldman, James E Dillard III, 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 institutional investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Independent Franchise Partners LLP, Investec Asset Management LTD, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD and USS Investment Management Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Altria Group company stock in the last year include Ivan S Feldman, Jody L Begley and W Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Altria Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Natixis, Natixis, Toronto Dominion Bank, Toronto Dominion Bank, Morgan Stanley and Invesco Ltd.. 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 $40.81.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $76.24 billion and generates $25.36 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $6.96 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.99 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:  700 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  577 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,277
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 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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