Altria Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Altria Group Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Altria positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Altria Group Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Altria buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also Altria Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Altria Group Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 63.93  0.26  0.41%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Altria Group Inc is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Altria Group Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.50, jensen alpha of 0.30, total risk alpha of 0.25, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.64
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Altria Group Inc that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Altria Group Inc. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Altria is not overpriced, please confirm all Altria Group Inc fundamentals including its Gross Profit, Short Ratio, Current Liabilities, as well as the relationship between Total Debt and Market Capitalization . Given that Altria Group Inc has Price to Earning of 12.32 times, we suggest you validate Altria Group Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.48Value At Risk4.1
Potential Upside1.59Standard Deviation1.65
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares137.4 M9.8 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares135.4 M9.7 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares69.1 M4.9 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares54.1 M3.9 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares43.3 M3.1 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares34.7 M2.5 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares26.1 M1.9 B

Altria Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.77
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.15

Altria Volatility Alert

Altria Group Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.28 and kurtosis of 1.83. However, we advise investors to further study Altria Group Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsAltriaPeer Average
Return On Equity72.46 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset13.61 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin52.44 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin50.86 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation136.94 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.9 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.13 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions63.88 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted11.65 M3.24 M
Price to Earning12.32 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.08 times14.44 times
Price to Sales6.38 times17.81 times
Revenue19.49 B9.85 B
Gross Profit11.59 B21.75 B
EBITDA9.91 B1.41 B
Net Income10.21 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.25 B3.89 B
Cash per Share0.66 times5.17 times
Total Debt13.89 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity90.10 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.64 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share8.10 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.82 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.80 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.31 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.03 times1.22 times
Number of Employees8.8 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization124.46 B29.78 B
Total Asset32.46 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings27.26 B38.24 B
Working Capital(992 M)3.58 B
Current Asset6.09 B36.8 B


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Calantzopoulos Andre of 27360 shares of Altria subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.50
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.63
Mean Deviation1.19
Coefficient Of Variation343.22
Standard Deviation1.65
Information Ratio0.15
Jensen Alpha0.30
Total Risk Alpha0.25
Treynor Ratio0.64
Maximum Drawdown6.43
Value At Risk4.10
Potential Upside1.59

Current Valuation

Altria Current Valuation Analysis
Altria Group Inc is rated below average in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Tobacco industry is now estimated at about 518.37 Billion. Altria totals roughly 136.94 Billion in current valuation claiming about 26% of equities listed under Tobacco industry.