Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) on June 10, 2022, started off the session at the price of $48.09, soaring 0.58% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $49.385 and dropped to $47.91 before settling in for the closing price of $48.66. Within the past 52 weeks, MO’s price has moved between $42.53 and $57.05.
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Consumer Defensive Sector giant saw their annual sales surged by 0.20% over the last five years. The company achieved an average annual earnings per share of -44.60%. With a float of $1.81 billion, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $1.82 billion.
The firm has a total of 6000 workers. Let’s measure their productivity. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +66.28, operating margin of +55.58, and the pretax margin is +18.11.
Altria Group Inc. (MO) Insider Activity
Observing investor behavior towards Tobacco industry stocks is more important than anything else. The insider ownership of Altria Group Inc. is 0.10%, while institutional ownership is 60.10%.
Altria Group Inc. (MO) Earnings and Forecasts
As on 3/30/2022, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $1.09) by $0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +11.67 while generating a return on equity of 399.68. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.32 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -44.60% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 5.51% during the next five years compared to -28.80% drop over the previous five years of trading.
Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) Trading Performance Indicators
Altria Group Inc. (MO) is currently performing well based on its current performance indicators. A quick ratio of 0.50 was reported for the most recent quarter. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.41. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 50.00.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 1.64, a number that is poised to hit 1.25 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 5.12 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Altria Group Inc. (MO)
Analysing the last 5-days average volume posted by the [Altria Group Inc., MO], we can find that recorded value of 16.83 million was better than the volume posted last year of 9.92 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 5.79%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.47.
During the past 100 days, Altria Group Inc.’s (MO) raw stochastic average was set at 11.27%, which indicates a significant decrease from 14.76% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 40.36% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 28.50% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $53.79, while its 200-day Moving Average is $49.80. Now, the first resistance to watch is $49.58. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $50.22. The third major resistance level sits at $51.05. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $48.10, it is likely to go to the next support level at $47.27. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $46.63.
Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) Key Stats
Market capitalization of the company is 88.10 billion based on 1,810,557K outstanding shares. Right now, sales total 26,013 M and income totals 2,475 M. The company made 5,892 M in profit during its latest quarter, and 1,959 M in sales during its previous quarter.