Altria Group Inc. kicked off the trading day on 10/09/19 with a price increase of 1.10%, equivalent to $0.46 relative change for the day. Taking a more long-term approach, MO had a 52-week range of $39.30 to $66.04. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $42.46 after starting the trading session at $42.14. At the time of writing, this stock’s 50-day Moving Average stands at $43.95, while the 200-day Moving Average of this stock is currently $49.47.
Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $7763869, but has maintained average daily volume of $11.11M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $10.46 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $14.18 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.87 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.87 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $79.40 billion.
Altria Group Inc.(MO) Ownership Data
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are behaving with this stock. Altria Group Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.12%, in contrast to 64.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent latest insider trade that took place on May 22 this organization’s VP, Corp.Secy. & Assoc. GC sold 2,000 at the rate of 52.48, making the entire transaction hit 104,969 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 27,603. Preceding that transaction, on May 02 Company’s SVP, Tobacco Products sold 3,250 at a price of 53.38, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 173,492. This particular insider is now the holder of 120,752 in total.
If we take a glance at the Ownership summary of Altria Group Inc.’s stock, Institutional holders make up 64.90% of its total stock ownership. All together, they are the legal holders of 1.87B shares. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, The Vanguard Group, Inc. owns 145,081,644 shares, with BlackRock Fund Advisors in 2nd place owning 88,908,275 shares and Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) in third place with total ownership of 74,637,987 shares.
Altria Group Inc. (MO) Earnings and Revenue Data
In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2019, the organization reported $1.1 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $1.11) by -$0.01.
This company achieved a net margin of 25.04 while generating a return on equity of 42.27. Altria Group Inc.’s full-quarter revenue increased by 4.73%, when compared against the year-ago quarter. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.04 per share during the current fiscal year.
Altria Group Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 6.20%, and is forecasted to reach 4.49 in the upcoming year. Looking at the long run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 6.59% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 10.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Additional Trading Performance Indicators
Now turning our attention to the current performance indicators for Altria Group Inc., this organization’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.30. The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.98. Alongside those, its PE Ratio stands at $12.35, and its Beta score is 0.41.
Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.15 for this organization. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 92.65. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 5.49, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 0.96.
In the same vein, MO’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months was posted at 3.44, a figure that is expected to reach 1.15 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be 4.49 at the market close of one year from today’s date.