Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) started the day on April 07, 2021, with a price decrease of -0.49% at $51.13. During the day, the stock rose to $51.55 and sunk to $50.86 before settling in for the price of $51.38 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, MO posted a 52-week range of $35.02-$52.59.
The company of the Consumer Defensive sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 0.60%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -2.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 470.60%. 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 $95.33 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $46.34, while the 200-day Moving Average is $42.24.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 7100 employees. It has generated 2,935,352 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 628,028. The stock had 102.92 Receivables turnover and 0.43 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +62.73, operating margin was +52.77 and Pretax Margin of +33.06.
Altria Group Inc. (MO) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Tobacco Industry. Altria Group Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 61.30% 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
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 12/30/2020, the organization reported $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, lower than the consensus estimate (set at $1.02) by -$0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +21.40 while generating a return on equity of 98.42. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.17 per share during the current fiscal year.
Altria Group Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 470.60% 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 4.42% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -2.00% 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 0.60. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.09. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $21.21, and its Beta score is 0.68. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.65. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 51.14.
In the same vein, MO’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.41, a figure that is expected to reach 1.04 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)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO), its last 5-days Average volume was 7.38 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 9.29 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 62.58% While, its Average True Range was 1.02.
Raw Stochastic average of Altria Group Inc. (MO) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 89.34%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 58.40% 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 27.63% that was higher than 22.24% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.