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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 131582.35. It is in the Cigarettes industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 23.38, a forward P/E of 20.18 and EPS of 2.88. At a stock price of 66.2 (-1.69%) it has a dividend yield of 3.36%.

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 9.02% and more long-term 8.15% 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 -0.87%. For the last month performance for Altria Group, Inc. is -2.43%. While the last quarter is 7.47% and half year, 13.30%. Finally for the year, performance is 27.99%.

The 52-week high for Altria Group, Inc., is at -5.63%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 45.06%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.89% and 8.30% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.88%, and for the month it is 1.27%. 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 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 62.10%. Altria Group, Inc. has a payout ratio of 78.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1954. The shares float is 1953.74, with the float short at 0.68%, with short ratio coming to 2.2.

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?

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