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Altria Group Stock Competitors

$48.22
-0.01 (-0.02 %)
(As of 10/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.21
$48.61
50-Day Range
$45.52
$51.04
52-Week Range
$35.83
$52.59
Volume9.35 million shs
Average Volume8.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$88.92 billion
P/E Ratio19.68
Dividend Yield7.39%
Beta0.63

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Vs. PG, KO, PEP, PM, UL, DEO, EL, BUD, KOF, and MDLZ

Should you be buying Altria Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Altria Group include The Procter & Gamble (PG), The Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), Philip Morris International (PM), Unilever (UL), Diageo (DEO), The Estée Lauder Companies (EL), Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD), Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF), and Mondelez International (MDLZ). These companies are all part of the "tobacco" industry.These companies are all part of the "cigarettes" industry.These companies are all part of the "cigarettes" industry.These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Altria Group vs.

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) and The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, profitability, valuation and dividends.

The Coca-Cola received 307 more outperform votes than Altria Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 71.04% of users gave Altria Group an outperform vote while only 69.94% of users gave The Coca-Cola an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Altria GroupOutperform Votes
817
71.04%
Underperform Votes
333
28.96%
The Coca-ColaOutperform Votes
1124
69.94%
Underperform Votes
483
30.06%

Altria Group presently has a consensus price target of $53.71, suggesting a potential upside of 11.39%. The Coca-Cola has a consensus price target of $61.47, suggesting a potential upside of 12.89%. Given The Coca-Cola's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Coca-Cola is more favorable than Altria Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Altria Group
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.70
The Coca-Cola
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

Altria Group has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Coca-Cola has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

59.4% of Altria Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.7% of The Coca-Cola shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Altria Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of The Coca-Cola shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Altria Group pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. The Coca-Cola pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Altria Group pays out 82.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Coca-Cola pays out 86.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Altria Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

The Coca-Cola has a net margin of 22.19% compared to Altria Group's net margin of 17.22%. Altria Group's return on equity of 268.09% beat The Coca-Cola's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Altria Group 17.22% 268.09% 17.77%
The Coca-Cola 22.19% 44.17% 10.68%

The Coca-Cola has higher revenue and earnings than Altria Group. Altria Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Coca-Cola, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Altria Group$26.15 billion3.40$4.47 billion$4.3611.06
The Coca-Cola$33.01 billion7.11$7.75 billion$1.9527.92

In the previous week, The Coca-Cola had 6 more articles in the media than Altria Group. MarketBeat recorded 18 mentions for The Coca-Cola and 12 mentions for Altria Group. Altria Group's average media sentiment score of 0.69 beat The Coca-Cola's score of 0.49 indicating that Altria Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Altria Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
The Coca-Cola
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

The Coca-Cola beats Altria Group on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding MO and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) vs. Its Competitors

TypeAltria GroupCigarettes IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Dividend Yield7.39%5.65%2.45%3.01%
P/E Ratio19.688.8041.9927.84
Net Margins17.22%0.49%-47.60%-85.78%

Altria Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PG
The Procter & Gamble
3.0085 of 5 stars
$140.83
-1.1%
$149.53
-6.2%
-1.1%$341.98B$76.12B25.6599,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
KO
The Coca-Cola
2.8164 of 5 stars
$54.45
-0.2%
$61.47
-12.9%
+7.8%$234.77B$33.01B29.1280,300Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
PEP
PepsiCo
2.7466 of 5 stars
$159.97
-0.5%
$162.77
-1.7%
+14.6%$221.18B$70.37B27.022,020
PM
Philip Morris International
2.744 of 5 stars
$96.88
-0.4%
$102.73
-6.0%
+30.1%$150.99B$76.05B17.0371,000Earnings Report
UL
Unilever
1.7432 of 5 stars
$53.71
-0.6%
$57.01
-6.1%
-12.4%$141.22B$57.94B18.98150,000Dividend Cut
Analyst Revision
DEO
Diageo
2.2048 of 5 stars
$201.45
-0.9%
$208.25
-3.4%
+45.5%$128.87B$17.80B30.802,021
EL
The Estée Lauder Companies
2.7259 of 5 stars
$327.64
-3.0%
$347.95
-6.2%
+39.3%$118.37B$16.22B42.062,021Analyst Report
Gap Down
BUD
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
2.5366 of 5 stars
$56.21
-0.4%
$73.75
-31.2%
-2.4%$111.30B$46.88B19.52163,848
KOF
Coca-Cola FEMSA
1.8381 of 5 stars
$54.10
-0.8%
$62.50
-15.5%
+29.6%$90.92B$8.61B19.322,020Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Cut
Analyst Downgrade
MDLZ
Mondelez International
3.1914 of 5 stars
$60.52
-0.6%
$67.90
-12.2%
+6.9%$84.60B$26.58B20.0479,000
BTI
British American Tobacco
1.9214 of 5 stars
$36.17
-0.0%
N/A+7.5%$77.14B$33.10B8.4955,329
CL
Colgate-Palmolive
2.8182 of 5 stars
$75.50
-0.8%
$85.75
-13.6%
-4.8%$63.69B$16.47B23.6734,200Upcoming Earnings
KDP
Keurig Dr Pepper
2.0178 of 5 stars
$34.66
-0.8%
$37.67
-8.7%
+18.7%$49.14B$11.62B30.142,020Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
MNST
Monster Beverage
2.5186 of 5 stars
$84.73
-0.6%
$105.71
-24.8%
+5.4%$44.81B$4.60B29.522,018
KMB
Kimberly-Clark
2.6463 of 5 stars
$133.04
-1.3%
$140.00
-5.2%
-2.8%$44.80B$19.14B22.662,020Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
KHC
The Kraft Heinz
2.5342 of 5 stars
$36.38
-0.0%
$38.44
-5.7%
+16.0%$44.51B$26.19B20.552,020Upcoming Earnings
STZ
Constellation Brands
3.0779 of 5 stars
$219.40
-0.5%
$259.64
-18.3%
+22.3%$42.14B$9.36B34.399,300
STZ.B
Constellation Brands
1.5314 of 5 stars
$217.03
-0.0%
N/A+21.5%$41.69B$9.36B34.029,300
ABEV
Ambev
2.1281 of 5 stars
$2.62
-0.4%
$3.55
-35.5%
+4.4%$41.23B$11.33B15.412,020News Coverage
Gap Down
SYY
Sysco
2.7704 of 5 stars
$78.68
-1.2%
$87.00
-10.6%
+21.4%$40.31B$51.30B77.902,020
GIS
General Mills
2.4398 of 5 stars
$62.68
-0.3%
$61.50
-1.9%
+1.5%$37.96B$18.13B16.582,021Insider Selling
HSY
The Hershey
2.7427 of 5 stars
$182.10
-1.0%
$179.91
-1.2%
+24.4%$37.52B$8.15B26.4716,040Upcoming Earnings
ADM
Archer-Daniels-Midland
2.786 of 5 stars
$66.22
-2.0%
$65.45
-1.2%
+27.7%$37.00B$64.36B16.152,020Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.5958 of 5 stars
$145.32
-0.4%
$151.41
-4.2%
+31.4%$36.19B$5.08B119.1113,700
CTVA
Corteva
2.842 of 5 stars
$42.75
-0.1%
$49.56
-15.9%
+28.9%$31.39B$14.22B26.0721,000News Coverage
TSN
Tyson Foods
2.5998 of 5 stars
$82.50
-1.6%
$84.29
-2.2%
+37.4%$30.10B$43.19B12.63139,000
FMX
Fomento Económico Mexicano
2.1081 of 5 stars
$83.64
-1.7%
$114.20
-36.5%
+43.9%$29.93B$23.12B59.32320,618Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Cut
CHWY
Chewy
2.6148 of 5 stars
$65.47
-0.0%
$99.00
-51.2%
+2.9%$27.35B$7.15B3,273.5018,500
CCEP
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
2.3727 of 5 stars
$52.85
-0.6%
$65.86
-24.6%
+35.4%$25.60B$12.11B25.6623,300Analyst Downgrade
HRL
Hormel Foods
2.4798 of 5 stars
$42.01
-0.8%
$43.50
-3.5%
-15.3%$22.79B$9.61B26.5919,100
MKC
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
3.0015 of 5 stars
$80.73
-0.5%
$92.00
-14.0%
-17.8%$21.58B$5.60B28.9913,000
K
Kellogg
2.4076 of 5 stars
$62.12
-0.7%
$66.50
-7.1%
-7.0%$21.18B$13.77B16.432,021Analyst Report
Insider Selling
CHD
Church & Dwight
2.749 of 5 stars
$84.68
-1.0%
$89.14
-5.3%
-7.9%$20.79B$4.90B26.555,100Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
CLX
The Clorox
2.8673 of 5 stars
$161.44
-0.9%
$180.81
-12.0%
-23.5%$19.83B$7.34B29.148,800Analyst Report
CAG
Conagra Brands
2.8931 of 5 stars
$33.34
-0.0%
$36.56
-9.6%
-12.3%$15.99B$11.18B12.5316,500
ACI
Albertsons Companies
2.2445 of 5 stars
$30.82
-4.3%
$27.21
-11.7%
+107.8%$14.38B$69.69B27.27300,000Earnings Report
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
SJM
The J. M. Smucker
2.5088 of 5 stars
$122.97
-1.0%
$128.38
-4.4%
+6.4%$13.32B$8.00B17.307,300Dividend Announcement
Buyback Announcement
News Coverage
DAR
Darling Ingredients
2.5909 of 5 stars
$78.52
-2.4%
$95.50
-21.6%
+74.4%$12.73B$3.57B26.6210,000News Coverage
Gap Down
CPB
Campbell Soup
2.7282 of 5 stars
$40.70
-0.2%
$45.50
-11.8%
-16.2%$12.27B$8.48B12.3714,500
SCI
Service Co. International
2.6648 of 5 stars
$63.67
-1.1%
$67.67
-6.3%
+43.2%$10.67B$3.51B15.4520,319Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
NTCO
Natura &Co
1.7082 of 5 stars
$14.10
-1.4%
$28.00
-98.6%
-20.1%$9.72B$7.17B-88.132,020Gap Down
High Trading Volume
TAP
Molson Coors Beverage
2.7948 of 5 stars
$44.44
-0.0%
$54.80
-23.3%
+24.6%$9.64B$11.72B-17.3617,000Upcoming Earnings
NWL
Newell Brands
2.8424 of 5 stars
$22.64
-2.7%
$29.22
-29.1%
+25.8%$9.63B$9.39B13.482,020Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Gap Up
ARMK
Aramark
1.7648 of 5 stars
$36.67
-1.2%
$36.00
-1.8%
+21.1%$9.36B$12.83B-33.95209,325Analyst Upgrade
NYT
The New York Times
2.1948 of 5 stars
$55.00
-0.0%
$54.00
-1.8%
+30.6%$9.23B$1.78B67.074,700
LW
Lamb Weston
3.2264 of 5 stars
$59.09
-3.1%
$87.80
-48.6%
-18.1%$8.63B$3.67B33.777,800Insider Buying
Gap Down
OTLY
Oatly Group
1.9956 of 5 stars
$14.01
-1.1%
$27.86
-98.8%
N/A$8.29B$421.35M0.00792Analyst Downgrade
USFD
US Foods
2.2214 of 5 stars
$36.47
-0.4%
$43.00
-17.9%
+44.2%$8.11B$22.89B-364.662,021
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
1.9348 of 5 stars
$29.05
-0.0%
$26.50
-8.8%
+73.8%$7.08B$12.09B-223.4456,400Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
CELH
Celsius
1.8981 of 5 stars
$94.29
-1.1%
$77.67
-17.6%
+328.0%$7.02B$130.73M673.50154
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