Altria Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$46.31
-0.56 (-1.19 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$45.94
$46.63
50-Day Range
$46.31
$52.31
52-Week Range
$35.83
$52.59
Volume24.10 million shs
Average Volume9.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$85.70 billion
P/E Ratio19.88
Dividend Yield7.34%
Beta0.61
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About Altria Group

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, oral tobacco 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; 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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2.76 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

2nd out of 312 stocks

Cigarettes Industry

1st out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Altria Group a buy right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Altria Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Altria Group stock.
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Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 14,110,000 shares, an increase of 26.8% from the April 29th total of 11,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,160,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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, July 29th 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, July 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The company reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.03. The business earned $4.13 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.98 billion. Altria Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 215.81% and a net margin of 16.80%. Altria Group's revenue was down 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.09 EPS.
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How has Altria Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Altria Group's stock was trading at $40.48 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MO stock has increased by 14.4% and is now trading at $46.31.
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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, May 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.86 per share on Friday, July 9th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.43%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 14th.
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Is Altria Group a good dividend stock?

Altria Group pays an annual dividend of $3.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.34%. MO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Altria Group 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 of Altria Group is 78.90%. 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 71.07% 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, January 28th 2021, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 2.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically 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 updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.490-4.620 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.600. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Altria Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate Altria Group's stock price to reach $51.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% 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:
  • Mr. William F. Gifford Jr., CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Salvatore Mancuso, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. Jody L. Begley, Exec. VP & COO (Age 49, Pay $1.26M)
  • Mr. Charles N. Whitaker, Sr. VP, Chief HR Officer & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. Murray R. Garnick, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61, Pay $1.94M)
  • Mr. Mac Livingston, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Todd A. Walker, Sr. VP of Gov. Affairs - Altria Client Services LLC (Age 54)
  • 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
  • Ms. Heather A. Newman, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategy (Age 44)

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.

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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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.50%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.52%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.22%), Northern Trust Corp (1.02%), Capital International Investors (0.89%) and Royal Bank of Canada (0.73%).
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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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Bank of Nova Scotia, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, FIL Ltd, Toronto Dominion Bank, and LSV Asset Management.
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Which institutional investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Cullen Capital Management LLC, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, GSB Wealth Management LLC, State of Michigan Retirement System, and Glenmede Trust Co. NA.
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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 $46.31.

How much money does Altria Group make?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $85.70 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 6/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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