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 71.72  0.07  0.0977%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Altria Group Inc is 'Buy'.
For the selected time horizon Altria Group Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.2464, jensen alpha of 0.3558, total risk alpha of 0.0739, sortino ratio of 0.4679 and treynor ratio of 1.02
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 8.91 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 Return0.45Value At Risk0.72
Potential Upside2.11Standard Deviation0.92
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Altria Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.43
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.26

Altria Volatility Alert

Altria Group Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.6 and kurtosis of -0.66. 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 Equity204.58 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset15.91 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin79.6 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin50.3 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation148.23 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.91 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions65.23 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted11.65 M3.24 M
Price to Earning8.91 times40.69 times
Price to Book11.26 times14.44 times
Price to Sales7 times17.81 times
Revenue19.51 B9.85 B
Gross Profit11.59 B21.75 B
EBITDA10.02 B1.41 B
Net Income15.51 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.58 B3.89 B
Cash per Share1.35 times5.17 times
Total Debt13.89 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity113.8 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.77 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share6.35 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations4.43 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.8 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share8.03 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.68 times1.22 times
Number of Employees8.8 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization136.51 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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Risk Adjusted Performance0.2464
Market Risk Adjusted Performance1.03
Mean Deviation0.7784
Downside Deviation0.5216
Coefficient Of Variation204.72
Standard Deviation0.9229
Information Ratio0.2645
Jensen Alpha0.3558
Total Risk Alpha0.0739
Sortino Ratio0.4679
Treynor Ratio1.02
Maximum Drawdown2.41
Value At Risk(0.72)
Potential Upside2.11
Downside Variance0.2721
Semi Variance(0.32)
Expected Short fall(1.01)

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 543.46 Billion. Altria totals roughly 148.23 Billion in current valuation claiming about 27% of equities listed under Tobacco industry.