Altria Earnings Estimate

MO -  USA Stock  

USD 51.09  2.11  3.97%

Many public companies, such as Altria, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing Altria's earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across Altria's analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
Altria is projected to generate 4.62 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2021. Altria earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Altria Group EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Additionally, see Stocks Correlation.
  
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Profit Margin is expected to rise to 0.14 this year, although the value of Gross Profit will most likely fall to about 14 B.

Altria Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Altria Group is based on official Zacks consensus of 5 analysts regarding Altria future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 95.54%, the future earnings per share of Altria is estimated to be 4.62 with the lowest and highest values of 4.6 and 4.63, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Altria Group is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
  Current EPS 1.49
4.60
Lowest
Expected EPS 4.62
4.63
Highest

Altria Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Altria's value are higher than the current market price of the Altria stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Altria is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Altria's stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

5

95.54%

1.49

4.62

Altria Earnings History

Earnings estimate consensus by Altria Group analysts from Wall Street is used by the market to judge Altria's stock performance. The investors also use these earnings estimates to evaluate and project the stock performance into the future in order to make their investment decisions. However, we recommend analyzing not only Altria's upcoming profit reports and earnings-per-share forecasts but also compare them to our different valuation methods.

Altria Quarterly Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA

3.01 Billion

Share
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit is expected to rise to about 34.6 B this year. Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is expected to rise to about 6.4 B this year Weighted Average Shares Diluted is expected to rise to about 2.3 B this year, although the value of Weighted Average Shares will most likely fall to about 1.8 B.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Altria's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Altria in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
49.3851.1052.82
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Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
49.7751.4953.21
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
49.1850.9052.62
Details
10 Analysts
Consensus
LowTarget PriceHigh
46.0050.8856.00
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Altria. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Altria's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Altria's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Altria Group.
Note that many institutional investors and large investment bankers can move markets due to the volume of Altria assets they manage. They also follow analysts to some degree and often drive overall investor sentiments towards Altria. With so many stockholders watching consensus numbers, the difference between actual and projected earnings is one of the most critical factors driving Altria stock price in the short term.

Altria Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Altria refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Altria Group predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Altria, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Altria Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Altria, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Altria should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

Altria Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact Altria's stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2022-04-28
2022-03-311.091.120.03
2022-01-27
2021-12-311.091.090
2021-10-28
2021-09-301.25791.22-0.0379
2021-07-29
2021-06-301.17441.230.0556
2021-04-29
2021-03-311.04821.070.0218
2021-01-28
2020-12-311.0190.99-0.029
2020-10-30
2020-09-301.15661.190.0334
2020-07-28
2020-06-301.05981.090.0302
2020-04-30
2020-03-310.98771.090.102310 
2020-01-30
2019-12-311.02051.02-0.0005
2019-10-31
2019-09-301.14561.190.0444
2019-07-30
2019-06-301.10321.1-0.0032
2019-04-25
2019-03-310.92730.9-0.0273
2019-01-31
2018-12-310.94930.950.0007
2018-10-25
2018-09-301.06421.080.0158
2018-07-26
2018-06-301.00131.010.0087
2018-04-26
2018-03-310.92410.950.0259
2018-02-01
2017-12-310.80260.910.107413 
2017-10-26
2017-09-300.87450.90.0255
2017-07-27
2017-06-300.86020.85-0.0102
2017-05-02
2017-03-310.7370.73-0.007
2017-02-01
2016-12-310.66820.680.0118
2016-10-27
2016-09-300.8050.820.015
2016-07-27
2016-06-300.79770.810.0123
2016-04-28
2016-03-310.6830.720.037
2016-01-28
2015-12-310.67960.67-0.0096
2015-10-29
2015-09-300.750.750
2015-07-29
2015-06-300.710.740.03
2015-04-23
2015-03-310.620.630.01
2015-01-30
2014-12-310.670.66-0.01
2014-10-30
2014-09-300.680.690.01
2014-07-22
2014-06-300.660.65-0.01
2014-04-24
2014-03-310.570.570
2014-01-30
2013-12-310.580.57-0.01
2013-10-24
2013-09-300.640.650.01
2013-07-23
2013-06-300.630.62-0.01
2013-04-25
2013-03-310.530.540.01
2013-01-31
2012-12-310.550.550
2012-10-25
2012-09-300.580.580
2012-07-24
2012-06-300.570.590.02
2012-04-26
2012-03-310.490.490
2012-01-27
2011-12-310.490.50.01
2011-10-27
2011-09-300.560.560
2011-07-20
2011-06-300.530.530
2011-04-20
2011-03-310.440.440
2011-01-27
2010-12-310.440.440
2010-10-20
2010-09-300.520.540.02
2010-07-21
2010-06-300.50.50
2010-04-21
2010-03-310.40.420.02
2010-01-28
2009-12-310.40.39-0.01
2009-10-21
2009-09-300.460.480.02
2009-07-22
2009-06-300.470.50.03
2009-04-22
2009-03-310.380.390.01
2009-01-29
2008-12-310.370.370
2008-10-23
2008-09-300.440.460.02
2008-07-31
2008-06-300.450.460.01
2008-04-24
2008-03-310.370.370
2008-01-30
2007-12-310.9710.03
2007-10-17
2007-09-301.141.210.07
2007-07-18
2007-06-301.131.150.02
2007-04-19
2007-03-311.051.03-0.02
2007-01-31
2006-12-311.221.270.05
2006-10-25
2006-09-301.411.39-0.02
2006-07-25
2006-06-301.371.410.04
2006-04-20
2006-03-311.281.280
2006-01-31
2005-12-311.171.170
2005-10-19
2005-09-301.331.380.05
2005-07-20
2005-06-301.341.32-0.02
2005-04-20
2005-03-311.231.240.01
2005-01-26
2004-12-311.061.080.02
2004-10-19
2004-09-301.251.24-0.01
2004-07-20
2004-06-301.281.25-0.03
2004-04-20
2004-03-311.131.160.03
2004-01-28
2003-12-311.061.060
2003-10-16
2003-09-301.211.230.02
2003-07-17
2003-06-301.191.260.07
2003-04-16
2003-03-311.061.070.01
2003-01-29
2002-12-310.920.930.01
2002-10-17
2002-09-301.261.260
2002-07-18
2002-06-301.231.240.01
2002-04-17
2002-03-311.131.140.01
2002-01-30
2001-12-310.990.990
2001-10-17
2001-09-301.071.070
2001-07-18
2001-06-301.031.030
2001-04-17
2001-03-310.940.950.01
2001-01-31
2000-12-310.880.87-0.01
2000-10-17
2000-09-300.990.990
2000-07-18
2000-06-300.950.950
2000-04-18
2000-03-310.90.89-0.01
2000-01-26
1999-12-310.780.77-0.01
1999-10-19
1999-09-300.870.84-0.03
1999-07-20
1999-06-300.850.84-0.01
1999-04-20
1999-03-310.790.80.01
1999-01-27
1998-12-310.720.720
1998-10-20
1998-09-300.830.81-0.02
1998-07-21
1998-06-300.820.820
1998-04-21
1998-03-310.790.77-0.02
1998-01-28
1997-12-310.660.660
1997-10-21
1997-09-300.780.780
1997-07-22
1997-06-300.760.760
1997-04-16
1997-03-310.730.730
1997-01-29
1996-12-310.60.60
1996-10-22
1996-09-300.670.670
1996-07-16
1996-06-300.660.660
1996-04-16
1996-03-310.630.630

About Altria Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Altria earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Altria estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Altria fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit30.7 B34.6 B
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBITB6.4 B
Earnings per Basic Share 1.34  1.87 
Earnings per Diluted Share 1.34  1.87 
Price to Earnings Ratio 35.37  38.16 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA5.2 B6.6 B
Earnings before Tax3.8 B5.4 B
Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells smokeable and oral tobacco products in the United States. The company provides cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand cigars and pipe tobacco principally under the Black Mild brand and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen, Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands, as well as provides on oral nicotine pouches. It sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors and large retail organizations, such as chain stores. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1822 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Altria Investors Sentiment

The influence of Altria's investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in Altria. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.

Altria Implied Volatility

    
  28.12  
Altria's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Altria Group stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Altria's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Altria stock will not fluctuate a lot when Altria's options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards Altria in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, Altria's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from Altria options trading.

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Altria Group Investor Sentiment

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Is Altria's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Altria. If investors know Altria will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Altria listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Altria Group is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Altria that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Altria's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Altria's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Altria's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Altria's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Altria's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Altria value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Altria's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.