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Morning Trending Tickers: Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO)

With a market cap of 142.49 B, Altria Group, Inc. has a large market cap size. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 01/02/1970. Altria Group, Inc. is in the Cigarettes industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Altria Group, Inc., is 5509.69, and so far today it has a volume of 103165. Performance year to date since the 01/02/1970 is 8.67%.

To help you determine whether Altria Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 9.93 and forward P/E is 20.59. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Altria Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.26. P/S ratio is 5.53 and the P/B ratio is 11.63. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 27.26 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Altria Group, Inc. is trading at, 73.81 (0.45% today), Altria Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.32%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 31.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 7.4, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.65% after growing 173.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.20%, and 0.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1939.18, and the number of shares float is 1929.65. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 63.00%. The float short is 0.53%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.87. Management has seen a return on assets of 36.80%, and also a return on investment of 53.30%.

The ability for Altria Group, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 1.13 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Altria Group, Inc. has a gross margin of 45.50%, with its operating margin at 85.70%, and Altria Group, Inc. has a profit margin of 55.90%.

The 52 week high is -5.12%, with 21.36% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.08% and the 200 day simple moving average is 5.45%.

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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