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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) which is in the industry Cigarettes, gaining 0.84% today. In the last week its performance is 1.60%, and 3.46% for the past quarter. Currently, Altria Group, Inc., MO has a target price of 69.25, so today’s gain of 0.84% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.44%.

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO), has a market cap of 130683.51, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 62.20%.

At the current price of 66.88, it has a dividend yield of 3.65%, and its target price is 69.25. This is with a profit margin of 22.00%, and total debt/equity of 4.09. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has a P/E of 23.22, as well as a forward P/E of 20.04.

With a current EPS of 2.88, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.87%,Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.05%.

Performance for the year is 29.65%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 16.93%.

Volume today for Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO), is 4315200, while its average volume is 5641.72. Whilst the total gain today was 0.84%, it did have a day high of -4.66%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.83%, and 0.87% for the month. The 52-week low for Altria Group, Inc., MO has been 33.26%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.66%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 33.50%, and its return on assets is 17.30%. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has an operating margin of 33.80%. With a sales growth of -47.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Altria Group, Inc., MO is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 4.09, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Altria Group, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.88, and the P/S is 5.1, along with a P/B of 41.54. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 159.56.

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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