Altria Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MO -- USA Stock  

USD 56.78  0.50  0.87%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Altria Group is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Altria 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 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 the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Risk Tolerance

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Execute Advice
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Volatility

Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Altria Group has a risk adjusted performance of 0.22, jensen alpha of 0.32, total risk alpha of 0.32, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.91
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell suggestion module provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Altria Group. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine ##verb4## current market data to analyse the corporation potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Altria is not overpriced, please confirm all Altria Group fundamentals including its Gross Profit, Short Ratio, Current Liabilities, as well as the relationship between Total Debt and Market Capitalization . Given that Altria Group has Price to Earning of 10.62 times, we suggest you validate Altria Group 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.

Altria Thematic Classifications

Social Domain IdeaSocial Domain
Companies that are actively involved or directly contribute to the development of various social networking technologies
Baby Boomer Prospects IdeaBaby Boomer Prospects
Mega stocks, funds and ETFs that tend to appeal to people considering retirement from the work force
Giant Impact IdeaGiant Impact
Public companies with mega capitalization

Altria Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.31Value At Risk3.07
Potential Upside1.98Standard Deviation1.67
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares141.4 M8.5 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares141 M8.5 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares71.9 M4.3 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares67.6 M4.1 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares41.1 M2.5 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares34.1 M2.1 B
Capital International InvestorsCommon Shares32 M1.9 B

Altria Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.32
β
Beta against DOW=0.35
σ
Overall volatility
=1.65
Ir
Information ratio =0.19

Altria Volatility Alert

Altria Group exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.3 and kurtosis of -0.87. However, we advise investors to further study Altria Group technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
    
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Altria Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAltriaPeer Average
Return On Equity77.03 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset13.99 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin54.61 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin51.55 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation130.97 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.88 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.12 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions65.18 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted25.06 M3.24 M
Price to Earning10.62 times40.69 times
Price to Book7.08 times14.44 times
Price to Sales5.68 times17.81 times
Revenue19.56 B9.85 B
Gross Profit12.03 B21.75 B
EBITDA10.08 B1.41 B
Net Income10.66 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.39 B3.89 B
Cash per Share1.27 times5.17 times
Total Debt13.9 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity89.50 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.60 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share8.35 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations5.6 B1.25 B
Short Ratio3.22 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.57 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.46 times1.22 times
Number of Employees8.3 K10.67 K
Beta-0.060.34
Market Capitalization111.05 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
   Altria exotic insider transaction detected [view details]

Altria Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Altria Group generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Altria Group has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company reports 13.9 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 89.5 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Altria Group has Current Ratio of 0.59 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
About 65.0% of Altria Group shares are owned by institutional investors
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Altria Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price67.00
Target Mean Price67.62
Recommendation Mean2.20
Target High Price75.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions15
Target Low Price60.00
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