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Altria Group (NYSE: MO)

$72.97 USD -$0.22 (-0.30%)
Last Price $72.97
Net Change $-0.22 (-0.3%)
Bid $72.97
Ask Price $72.98
Open Price $73.12
Previous Close Price $73.19
High Price $73.12
Low Price $72.78
Number of Trades 4,931
Volume 1,140,922
Fifty Two Week High $76.54 (2017-03-10)
Fifty Two Week Low $59.48 (2016-04-22)
Average Daily Volume 6,510,657
Share Outstanding 1,939,420 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 2.44/yr
Dividend Yield 3.33%
1st Quarter Earnings $0.68 (2017-02-01)
2nd Quarter Earnings $0.82 (2016-10-27)
3nd Quarter Earnings $0.81 (2016-07-27)
4th Quarter Earnings $0.72 (2016-04-28)
PE Ratio $24.16
EPS Growth $9.01
Recent Earnings $0.68
Annual EPS $3.03
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $141.52B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0015%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 1,939,420
Inst. Shareholder % 61.65%
Annual Net Income $14.24B
TTM Net Profit Margin $55.31
1-Year Return 22.2%
3-Year Return 120.21%
5-Year Return 196.05%
5-Year Revenue Growth 8.17%
5-Year Earnings Growth 47.8%
5-Year Dividend Growth 48.73%
Annual Dividend $2.44
Annual Dividend Yield 3.33%
Change in EPS YTD 9.01%
Dividends per Share $0.61
Stock Split Ratio 3-1
Beta 0.6
Altria Group is the parent company of Philip Morris USA U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company John Middleton Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Philip Morris Capital Corporation. Their tobacco company brand portfolios consist of successful and well-known brand names such as Marlboro Copenhagen Skoal and Black & Mild.

Today's Altria Stock Update

In addition to our detailed company analysis, we also want to keep investors updated with the most important daily Altria stock numbers, like the latest close, and the one-year price change, and more, for today, March 29, 2017 . To start, the MO stock closing price was $73.19. Shares dropped 0.01% or $0.01 from the previous day's close. So how does this current Altria share price level stack up against the past year's highs and lows? MO is now trading at a higher price than it was one-year ago, with the stock price higher by 18.76% since then.

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The Altria stock price 52-week high is $76.54. That was hit on 3/10/2017. The MO stock 52-week low is $59.48, reached on 4/22/2016. And, take note - MO trading volume yesterday was 6,421,200. That's more than Altria stock's average daily trading volume of 5,587,270. The market cap of Altria is 141,946,149,000. That means Altria has a large market cap, because it's between 10 billion and 200 billion. As of April 1, 2016, the company with the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies is Apple.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Altria stock is 24.15. That's not as high as the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare MO to other companies in the same industry. The current EPS (earnings per share) of MO is 7.29. Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Altria is 0.60. Altria stock has a dividend yield of 3.33%. Most stocks considered "dividend stocks" have a yield of 2% or more. Every day we publish Altria stock news and coverage on a handful of other key stocks we're watching now so you can maximize profits. To get new info and stock news on MO and other companies you are interested in, sign up for Money Morning - it's free.

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