MO:NYE-Altria Group, Inc

COMMON STOCK | Tobacco | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 46.41

Change

-0.18 (-0.39)%

Market Cap

USD 1.14B

Volume

0.01B

Average Target Price

USD 51.63 (+11.25%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

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. Michelle, Columbia Crest, 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, aircraft, power generation, real estate, and manufacturing industries. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Market Stats

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-08-23 )

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ETFs Containing MO

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FSTA Fidelity MSCI Consumer St.. 4.49 % 0.08 %

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XLP Consumer Staples Select S.. 4.12 % 0.13 %

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IYK iShares U.S. Consumer Goo.. 4.00 % 0.42 %

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-0.76 (-2.53%)

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PSL Invesco DWA Consumer Stap.. 3.49 % 0.60 %

-1.73 (-2.28%)

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SYG SPDR MFS Systematic Growt.. 3.16 % 0.61 %

-2.54 (-3.06%)

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USMR 2.93 % 0.30 %

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STPL:CA BMO Global Consumer Stapl.. 2.69 % 0.40 %

-0.19 (-0.88%)

CAD 0.03B
NEED Direxion Daily Cnsmr Stap.. 2.61 % 0.00 %

-2.03 (-6.52%)

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PEY Invesco High Yield Equity.. 2.59 % 0.53 %

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USD 0.84B
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Divi.. 2.53 % 0.30 %

-1.00 (-2.46%)

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DGR:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 2.25 % 0.43 %

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CAD 0.02B
DGR.B:CA 2.25 % 0.37 %

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DGRW WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 2.24 % 0.28 %

-1.21 (-2.76%)

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DQD:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 2.23 % 0.49 %

-0.66 (-2.43%)

CAD 0.03B
HDGE AdvisorShares Ranger Equi.. 2.16 % 2.52 %

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ZDY:CA BMO US Dividend ETF (CAD) 1.66 % 0.32 %

-0.97 (-3.04%)

CAD 1.33B
ZDY.U:CA 1.66 % 0.33 %

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USSD 1.03 % 0.33 %

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KXI iShares Global Consumer S.. 0.00 % 0.46 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Tobacco)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -6.03% 29% F 21% F
Dividend Return 3.24% 33% F 77% C+
Total Return -2.79% 14% F 23% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -22.42% 33% F 23% F
Dividend Return 5.35% 67% D+ 81% B-
Total Return -17.07% 33% F 26% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 8.97% 100% A+ 62% D-
Dividend Return 29.82% 75% C 87% B+
Total Return 38.79% 100% A+ 71% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.24% 67% D+ 61% D-
Dividend Return 4.19% 50% F 73% C
Total Return 7.43% 67% D+ 65% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.38% 83% B 45% F
Risk Adjusted Return 42.75% 67% D+ 56% F
Market Capitalization 1.14B 71% C- 82% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Tobacco)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 13.91 71% C- 66% D
Price/Book Ratio 6.02 29% F 16% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 10.37 43% F 41% F
EV/EBITDA 10.96 71% C- 43% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 41.62% 100% A+ 95% A
Return on Invested Capital 26.13% 86% B 95% A
Return on Assets 12.62% 86% B 96% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 80.46% 43% F 44% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.05 86% B 58% F
Short Percent 0.71% 100% A+ 92% A-
Beta 0.35 100% A+ 76% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.