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

$43.43
+0.71 (+1.66 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$42.75
Now: $43.43
$43.57
50-Day Range
$39.84
MA: $42.42
$47.15
52-Week Range
$39.30
Now: $43.43
$66.04
Volume6.46 million shs
Average Volume13.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$81.13 billion
P/E Ratio10.88
Dividend Yield7.89%
Beta0.4
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$4.22 per share
Book Value$7.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.96 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees8,300
Outstanding Shares1,868,100,000
Market Cap$81.13 billion
Next Earnings Date10/31/2019 (Confirmed)
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 declared 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th. This is a positive change 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, July 30th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in 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 usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Altria Group's earnings last quarter?

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.10. The firm earned $5.19 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.08 billion. Altria Group had a net margin of 25.04% and a return on equity of 51.53%. Altria Group's revenue for the quarter was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business 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 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Altria Group.

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

Altria Group issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.19-4.27 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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Altria Group's shares. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Altria Group's share price to reach $55.26 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.2% 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?

Press coverage about MO stock has trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Altria Group earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Altria Group.

Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,720,000 shares, a decrease of 5.1% from the August 15th total of 15,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Verizon Communications (VZ), The Coca-Cola (KO), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), General Electric (GE) and Ford Motor (F).

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 shareholders include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.02%) and TIAA FSB (0.01%). 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 major investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Rockland Trust Co., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, CX Institutional, Northwest Bancshares Inc., City Holding Co., Wealthfront Advisers LLC and Manning & Napier Group LLC. 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 major investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Quattro Financial Advisors LLC, Northstar Investment Advisors LLC, Winmill & CO. Inc., Ellenbecker Investment Group, Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Viking Fund Management LLC and Townsend & Associates Inc. 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 $43.43.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $81.13 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:  715 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  591 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,306
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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