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MO
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USD 46.37  0.16  0.35%   

Market Performance
4 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 9
Altria is selling for 46.37 as of the 7th of December 2022. This is a 0.35 percent up since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 46.21. Altria has less than a 9 % chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years but had a somewhat insignificant performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Altria Group are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 7th of November 2022 and ending today, the 7th of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
CUSIP
718154107
Fiscal Year End
December
Business Domain
Food, Beverage & Tobacco
IPO Date
2nd of January 1970
Category
Consumer Defensive
Classification
Consumer Staples
Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells smokeable and oral tobacco products in the United States. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1822 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Altria operates under Tobacco classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 1.79 B outstanding shares of which 14.9 M shares are now sold short in the market by investors with about 1.82 days to cover all shorted shares. More on Altria Group

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Altria Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. Altria's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Altria or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
The company reports 26.94 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 8.56, which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Altria Group has a current ratio of 0.48, implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time. Debt can assist Altria until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Altria's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Altria Group sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Altria to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Altria's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
About 60.0% of Altria shares are owned by institutional investors
On 11th of October 2022 Altria paid $ 0.94 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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ESG Sustainability
Some studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary, Altria's sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to Altria's managers, analysts, and investors.
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CEOTheodor Baseler
Thematic Ideas
Showing 3 out of 5 themes
Excise Tax ActivitiesTobaccoAnimal Testing
Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Altria report their recommendations after researching Altria's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Altria's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Altria Group. The Altria consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Altria.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Altria Group based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Altria Group financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares Diluted2.1 B1.8 B
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares2.1 B1.8 B
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets5.845.6938
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Stable
Net Cash Flow from Operations6.8 B8.4 B
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities8.2 B8.6 B
Sufficiently Down
Increasing
Stable
Total Liabilities36.4 B41.1 B
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin47.1353.7885
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Debt25.7 B28 B
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.670.5984
Moderately Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Current Assets6.7 B6.1 B
Significantly Up
Decreasing
Stable
Total Assets38.1 B39.5 B
Sufficiently Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Altria's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
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Financial Strength
Altria's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Altria's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Altria's bond ratings measure its overall creditworthiness, which in many ways corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings assign a letter grade to all of Altria's outstanding corporate bonds that indicate their credit quality. We use reports published by private self-sufficient rating services such as Standard & Poor's or Fitch Ratings Inc. to evaluate a bond issuer's financial strength or its ability to pay a bond's principal and interest.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Altria's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Altria's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Altria's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Altria deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Liquidity
Altria cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company reports 26.94 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 8.56, which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Altria Group has a current ratio of 0.48, implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time. Debt can assist Altria until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Altria's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Altria Group sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Altria to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Altria's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

6.77 Billion
Altria Group (MO) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 6,000 people. Altria is listed under Tobacco category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with a market capitalization of 83.59 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Altria's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Altria's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and those looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Altria Group is active under Tobacco sector as part of Consumer Staples industry. The entity has 1.79 B outstanding shares of which 14.9 M shares are now sold short in the market by investors with about 1.82 days to cover all shorted shares. Altria Group reports about 4.54 B in cash with 8.4 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.42.
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Ownership
Altria Group retains a total of 1.79 Billion outstanding shares. Over half of Altria Group outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These other corporate entities are typically referred to corporate investors that acquire positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Consequently, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in Altria. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of Altria Group as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Altria Stock Price Odds Analysis

Proceeding from a normal probability distribution, the odds of Altria jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 9.59%. The Altria Group probability density function shows the probability of Altria stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Allowing for the 90-day total investment horizon Altria has a beta of 0.5176. This indicates as returns on the market go up, Altria average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Altria Group will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.0409, implying that it can generate a 0.0409 percent excess return over NYSE Composite after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 46.37HorizonTargetOdds Above 46.37
90.28%90 days
 46.37 
9.59%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Altria to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 9.59 (This Altria Group probability density function shows the probability of Altria Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Altria Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Altria that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Altria's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Altria's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Zwj Investment Counsel IncCommon SharesK206 K
Zwj Investment Counsel IncCommon Shares4.5 K231 K
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Altria Historical Income Statement

Altria Group Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Altria's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Altria Group revenue and expense. Altria Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Altria Net Income is quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Net Income is estimated at 2.54 Billion. Net Income Common Stock is expected to rise to about 3.6 B this year, although the value of Gross Profit will most likely fall to about 14 B. View More Fundamentals

Altria Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Altria stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Altria stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Altria is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Altria Group at a given time.

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Altria Corporate Directors

Altria corporate directors refer to members of an Altria board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Altria's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Altria's board members must vote for the resolution. The Altria board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
William Kiely - Independent DirectorProfile
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The danger of trading Altria Group is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Altria is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Altria. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Altria Group is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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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.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
(0.58) 
Market Capitalization
83.6 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
(0.022) 
Return On Assets
0.2076
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.