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How has Altria Group, Inc.:(NYSE:MO) performed recently?

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 128798.37. It is in the Cigarettes industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 22.86, a forward P/E of 19.73 and EPS of 2.88. At a stock price of 65.83 (-0.14%) it has a dividend yield of 3.43%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 7.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 4.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.87% and more long-term 8.05% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -57.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -65.70%.

For performance, Altria Group, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -0.75%. For the last month performance for Altria Group, Inc. is -1.91%. While the last quarter is 3.81% and half year, 8.82%. Finally for the year, performance is 27.33%.

The 52-week high for Altria Group, Inc., is at -6.16%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 32.54%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.53% and 6.46% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.83%, and for the month it is 1.00%. Altria Group, Inc., has a target price of 69.25.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 4.09, and for total debt/equity Altria Group, Inc. has 4.09. The gross margin is 44.50%, while operating margin is 33.80%, the profit margin is 22.00%. The current ratio is 0.8 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 62.20%. Altria Group, Inc. has a payout ratio of 78.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1956.53. The shares float is 1951.18, with the float short at 0.57%, with short ratio coming to 1.96.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Altria Group, Inc., get 17.30%, with its returns on investment at 33.50%. Return on equity is 193.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 69.25, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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