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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 -0.27% today. In the last week its performance is -1.75%, and -9.48% for the past quarter. Currently, Altria Group, Inc., MO has a target price of 69.2, so today’s gain of -0.27% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.42%.

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO), has a market cap of 120659.5, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 62.30%.

At the current price of 61.75, it has a dividend yield of 3.95%, and its target price is 69.2. 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 21.44, as well as a forward P/E of 18.5.

With a current EPS of 2.88, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.45%,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 12.79%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 8.99%.

Volume today for Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO), is 5277400, while its average volume is 5299.78. Whilst the total gain today was -0.27%, it did have a day high of -8.39%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.56%, and 1.28% for the month. The 52-week low for Altria Group, Inc., MO has been 15.68%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.14%.

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 2.66, and the P/S is 4.71, along with a P/B of 38.35. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 147.33.

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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