Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) Analyzing Financial Health

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) Analyzing Financial Health

Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. About 4.16 million shares traded. Bb&T Ltd Com holds 484,930 shares. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.82 EPS. research analysts predict that Altria Group will post 3.28 earnings per share for the current year. (NYSE:MO). Nikko Asset Mngmt Americas Incorporated holds 0.47% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. Bank of America upgraded the shares of MO in report on Wednesday, January 4 to "Buy" rating. Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its holdings in Altria Group by 18.8% in the 1st quarter. (NYSE:MO). Summit Strategies reported 0.53% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. Penobscot Inv Management holds 0.12% in Altria Group, Inc.

Altria Group, Inc is a holding company. (NYSE:MO). Coldstream Cap Mgmt reported 19,696 shares. More interesting news about Altria Group, Inc.

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. lifted its position in shares of Altria Group (NYSE:MO) by 13.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. (NYSE:MO). The Florida-based Cypress Cap Gru Inc has invested 2% in Altria Group, Inc. Platinum Investment Management Ltd sold 7,000 shares as Autohome Inc (ATHM)'s stock rose 29.96%. Altria Group Inc. had 51 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Institutional ownership in the company is 64.00% while the short ratio is 1.63. Last quarter, the company saw 5.12 billion in total revenues. The stock decreased 2.19% or $1.22 during the last trading session, reaching $54.38. The total volume of shares traded was 8,049,532 which puts the relative volume at 1.13 for the day. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. Perigon Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,641 shares of the company's stock worth $118,000 after purchasing an additional 74 shares in the last quarter.

The sales growth quarter on quarter is at -2.50% while the total number of outstanding shares are at 1915. (NYSE:MO) is. This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities.

Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 0.80, compared to 0.68 reported in the same quarter a year ago. The company has a market capitalization of $130,863.67, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.70, a PEG ratio of 2.80 and a beta of 0.62. The company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.03. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Altria Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. (NYSE:MO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Altria: Rising Above The Clouds" on November 27, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Altria Performs Like Clockwork" published on November 14, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Altria Is About To Rise Again" on November 09, 2017. Buys Phillips 66, Altria Group Inc ..." with publication date: "November 20, 2017.

In other Altria Group news, Director Dinyar S. Devitre sold 32,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 21st. Altria Group has a twelve month low of $60.01 and a twelve month high of $77.79.

Among 12 analysts covering Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 6 rated the company a Hold, and 4 rated it a Strong Buy. Therefore 68% are positive. Jefferies Group set a $72.00 price target on shares of Altria Group and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Gotham Asset Management Ltd Liability Co has 174,710 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 30 with "Sell". The stock of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) is 0.054424. (NYSE:MO) earned "Sell" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, May 29. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 15 by CLSA. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 11 by Wells Fargo. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which now holds $4.98 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 3.71% of its market capitalization. UBS initiated the shares of MO in report on Friday, February 26 with "Neutral" rating.

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