Altria Group, Inc.[MO] stock saw a move by -0.06% on Thursday, touching 6.54 million. Based on the recent volume, Altria Group, Inc. stock traders appear to be active. The most recent trading volume of MO shares recorded 1.89B shares, which represents the daily volume of traded shares. Analysts estimates state that Altria Group, Inc. [MO] stock could reach median target price of $51.00.

Altria Group, Inc. [MO] stock additionally went up by +4.07% in the period of the 7 days, recording a gain in performance by 8.42% in the last 30 days. The yearly more of MO stock is set at -27.14% by far, with shares price recording returns by -12.37% in the latest quarter. Over the past six months, MO shares showcased -18.56% decrease. MO saw -32.99% change opposing the low price in the last 12 months, also recording 12.61% compared to high within the same period of time.

Altria Group, Inc. [NYSE:MO]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 39.30 to 66.04. This is compared to its latest closing price of $44.28.

Keep an eye out for the next scheduled publication date for this company’s financial results, which are expected to be released on Thu 31 Oct (In 13 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Altria Group, Inc. [MO]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Altri

a Group, Inc. [MO] sitting at +69.63 and its Gross Margin at +83.09, this company’s Net Margin is now 25.00%. These measurements indicate that Altria Group, Inc. [MO] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 39.11, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 17.00%. Its Return on Equity is 46.11, and its Return on Assets is 14.07. These metrics all suggest that Altria Group, Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Altria Group, Inc. [MO] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 174.11. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 63.52, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 46.27. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 20.13, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 80.46.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 7.48 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.85. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 5.28, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.22. Altria Group, Inc. [MO] has a Price to Book Ratio of 6.26, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 11.11 and P/E Ratio of 13.17. These metrics all suggest that Altria Group, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Altria Group, Inc. [MO] earns $2,364,699 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 43.04 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.40. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.09 and its Current Ratio is 0.20. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Altria Group, Inc. [MO] has 1.89B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $83.52B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 39.30 to 66.04. At its current price, it has moved down by -32.99% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 12.61% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.39, which indicates that it is 1.59% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 61.87. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Altria Group, Inc. [MO] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Altria Group, Inc. [MO], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.