Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) open the trading on February 09, 2021, with great promise as it jumped 0.91% to $43.36. During the day, the stock rose to $43.54 and sunk to $42.77 before settling in for the price of $42.97 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, MO posted a 52-week range of $30.95-$46.68.
The Consumer Defensive Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 0.50%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -17.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -117.20%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.86 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.86 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $80.70 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $41.78, while the 200-day Moving Average is $40.55.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 7300 employees. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +83.80, operating margin was +73.47 and Pretax Margin of +33.06.
Altria Group Inc. (MO) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Tobacco industry. Altria Group Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 63.00% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 16, this organization’s Sr. VP, Chief HR Off. & CCO sold 11,500 shares at the rate of 40.98, making the entire transaction reach 471,290 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 140,319.
Altria Group Inc. (MO) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 12/30/2020 suggests? It has posted $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) not meeting the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $1.02) by -$0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +21.31 while generating a return on equity of 97.10. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.18 per share during the current fiscal year.
Altria Group Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -117.20% and is forecasted to reach 4.88 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 4.58% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -17.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Altria Group Inc. (MO). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.50. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.82. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.15. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 20.56.
In the same vein, MO’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.46, a figure that is expected to reach 1.03 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.88 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Altria Group Inc. (MO)
[Altria Group Inc., MO] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was poorer than the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 86.56% While, its Average True Range was 0.84.
Raw Stochastic average of Altria Group Inc. (MO) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 93.66%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 94.16% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 22.48% that was lower than 22.75% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.