Altria Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MO -- USA Stock  

USD 62.14  0.12  0.19%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Altria Group is 'Buy'. 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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For the selected time horizon Altria Group has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0583, jensen alpha of 0.175, total risk alpha of 0.21, sortino ratio of 0.0896 and treynor ratio of 0.409
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Altria Group that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Altria Group. 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 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 10.99 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 Return0.24Value At Risk1.83
Potential Upside2.61Standard Deviation1.85
 Return Density 

Altria Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.55
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.07

Altria Volatility Alert

Altria Group has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.85 and kurtosis of 6.83. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Altria Group to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Altria Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAltriaPeer Average
Return On Equity74.98 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset14.22 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin54.69 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin52.09 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation127.73 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.89 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions64.62 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted29.93 M3.24 M
Price to Earning10.99 times40.69 times
Price to Book7.33 times14.44 times
Price to Sales5.95 times17.81 times
Revenue19.39 B9.85 B
Gross Profit12 B21.75 B
EBITDA10.1 B1.41 B
Net Income10.59 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.43 B3.89 B
Cash per Share0.76 times5.17 times
Total Debt13.9 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity87.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.65 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share8.35 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations5.41 B1.25 B
Short Ratio4.26 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.57 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.49 times1.22 times
Number of Employees8.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization115.35 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
   Payment of 6536 shares by Engel Amy J of Altria subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Altria Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

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 87.7 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Altria Group has Current Ratio of 0.64 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
On September 13, 2018 Altria paid $ 0.8 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Altria exotic insider transaction detected

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Altria Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price65.00
Target Mean Price66.59
Recommendation Mean2.10
Target High Price75.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions14
Target Low Price59.00
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