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Altria Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$41.96
+0.13 (+0.31 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$41.34
Now: $41.96
$42.24
50-Day Range
$40.73
MA: $41.89
$43.78
52-Week Range
$30.95
Now: $41.96
$50.77
Volume7.90 million shs
Average Volume7.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$77.98 billion
P/E Ratio116.56
Dividend Yield8.22%
Beta0.54
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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.97 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

31st out of 299 stocks

Cigarettes Industry

2nd out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cigarettes
Sub-IndustryTobacco
CUSIP02209S10
Phone804-274-2200
Employees7,300
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.11 billion
Cash Flow$4.44 per share
Book Value$3.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,293,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,858,419,000
Market Cap$77.98 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$41.96
+0.13 (+0.31 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Frequently Asked Questions

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 shares have increased by 3.7% and is now trading at $41.96.
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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 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Altria Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Altria Group?

Wall Street analysts have given Altria Group a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Altria Group wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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.

When is Altria Group's next earnings date?

Altria Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 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 Friday, January 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 4th. The company reported $1.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.03. The business earned $5.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.38 billion. Altria Group had a net margin of 2.84% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 148.93%. Altria Group's quarterly revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.19 earnings per share.
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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 Thursday, December 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 28th will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Monday, January 11th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.20%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 24th.
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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 8.22%. 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 81.52%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Altria Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 75.27% in the coming year. This indicates that Altria Group may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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How will Altria Group's stock buyback program work?

Altria Group declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan 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 purchase up to 1.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign 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 FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.30-4.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.35.

What price target have analysts set for MO?

13 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Altria Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Altria Group's stock price to reach $50.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Altria Group?

Altria Group saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 14,500,000 shares, an increase of 39.2% from the December 15th total of 10,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 9,100,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the stock 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), The 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 51)
  • Mr. Salvatore Mancuso, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $2.15M)
  • Mr. Jody L. Begley, Exec. VP & COO (Age 49, Pay $2.02M)
  • Mr. Murray R. Garnick, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61, Pay $4.8M)
  • Mr. Charles N. Whitaker, Sr. VP, Chief HR Officer & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Mac Livingston, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Heather A. Newman, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategy (Age 43)
  • Ms. Kenya Blake, MD & GM of John Middleton Co.
  • Mr. Jay Zapko, MD & GM of Helix Innovations LLC
  • Mr. W. Hildebrandt Surgner Jr., VP, Corp. Sec. & Associate Gen. Counsel (Age 55)

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%), Strs Ohio (0.08%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.04%) and RNC Capital Management LLC (0.04%). 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 major investors are selling Altria Group stock?

MO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Pendal Group Limited, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., RNC Capital Management LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Fluent Financial LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, and Holloway Wealth Management LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Altria Group stock?

MO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Kinloch Capital LLC, Hikari Power Ltd, Cypress Wealth Services LLC, Shone Asset Management LLC, and OLD National Bancorp IN.
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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.

What is Altria Group's stock price today?

One share of MO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.96.

How big of a company is Altria Group?

Altria Group has a market capitalization of $77.98 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 1/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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