Altria Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MO -- USA Stock  

USD 40.74  1.34  3.40%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Altria Group is 'Strong 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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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Altria Group has a risk adjusted performance of (0.18), jensen alpha of (0.35), total risk alpha of (0.39), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.60)
Altria buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by analysts analyzing the organization potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. 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 12.54X, 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 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 29.24B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 201.6 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Altria Group has Current Ratio of 0.55 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
About 65.0% of Altria shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Bona fide gift to Parrish Steven C of 280902 shares of Altria subject to Section 16

Altria current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price54.00
Target Mean Price55.57
Recommendation Mean2.40
Target High Price68.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions14
Target Low Price44.00

Altria Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.32Value At Risk3.6
Potential Upside1.73Standard Deviation1.59
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares147.1 M7 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares136.5 M6.5 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares74 M3.6 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares74.6 M3.5 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares61.3 M2.9 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares60.7 M2.9 B
Amundi Pioneer Asset Management IncCommon Shares5.1 M1.7 B

Altria Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.56
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.23

Altria Volatility Alert

Altria Group exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.07 and kurtosis of 1.36. 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 Equity41.62% (0.31)%
Return On Asset12.62% (0.14)%
Profit Margin32.09% (1.27)%
Operating Margin52.85% (5.51)%
Current Valuation105.96B16.62B
Shares Outstanding1.87B571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.12% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions65.40% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted12.65M4.71M
Price to Earning12.54X28.72X
Price to Book5.43X9.51X
Price to Sales3.99X11.42X
Gross Profit12.18B27.38B
Net Income6.3B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents1.8B2.7B
Cash per Share0.96X5.01X
Total Debt29.24B5.32B
Debt to Equity201.60% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.56X2.16X
Book Value Per Share7.74X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations6.09B971.22M
Short Ratio1.67X4.00X
Earnings Per Share3.35X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.55X4.89X
Number of Employees8.3K18.84K
Market Capitalization78.48B19.03B
Total Asset32.46B29.47B
Retained Earnings24.96B9.33B
Working Capital(992M)1.48B
Current Asset6.09B9.34B
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