According to the analysts, Altria Group (NYSE:MO) is expected to announce $0.87/share EPS for the current quarter. The firm owned 18,459 shares of the company's stock after selling 1,000 shares during the period. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Altria Group were worth $30,447,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 62.05% of the company's stock. After having $0.73 EPS previously, Altria Group Inc's analysts see 19.18% EPS growth. FormulaFolio Investments LLC now owns 14,648 shares of the company's stock valued at $926,000 after buying an additional 1,919 shares in the last quarter. Mycio Wealth Partners Llc acquired 4,497 shares as Altria Group Inc (MO)'s stock declined 2.84%. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors increased its stake in shares of Altria Group by 13.3% in the third quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 112,457 shares in the company, valued at $7,952,959.04.
Agf Investments Inc decreased its stake in Altria Group Inc. The stock grabbed 99 new institutional investments totaling 4,386,843 shares while 65 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 7,957,741 shares. Polaris Greystone Group Limited Co owns 4,151 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio.
Altria Group (NYSE MO) traded up 0.11% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $74.61. 17 shares were traded on Altria Group's last session. Altria Group Inc. has $76 highest and $58.49 lowest target. The company has market cap of $3.10 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $74.43 and a 200-day moving average of $72.19. MUNOZ GEORGE sold $361,725 worth of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) on Tuesday, May 23. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.01. Altria Group had a net margin of 55.99% and a return on equity of 76.43%. The company had revenue of $4.59 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.63 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.72 earnings per share. Altria Group Inc now has $144.08 billion valuation. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.61 per share. This represents a $2.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. Altria Group's payout ratio is now 33.02%. "Has $1.38 Million Stake in Altria Group (NYSE:MO)" was originally posted by Sports Perspectives and is the sole property of of Sports Perspectives. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark laws. The legal version of this piece can be read at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/07/05/van-cleef-asset-management-inc-cuts-stake-in-altria-group-inc-mo-updated-updated.html.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on MO shares. Vetr upgraded shares of Altria Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $74.89 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, April 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "sell" rating and issued a $62.00 price target on shares of Altria Group in a report on Friday, May 26th.
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Piper Jaffray began new coverage on Altria Group giving the company a "overweight" rating. Jefferies Group LLC restated a "hold" rating and set a $71.00 target price on shares of Altria Group in a research note on Friday, March 24th.
In related news, Director Dinyar S. Devitre sold 4,285 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.72, for a total value of $303,035.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. In a transaction dated October 31, 2016, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $65.85, raking in a sum of $1,050,966. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
Among 16 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. The Company's divisions include smokeable products, smokeless products and wine. The Company's subsidiaries include Philip Morris USA Inc (PM USA), which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes in the United States; John Middleton Co (Middleton), which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of machine-made cigars and pipe tobacco, and UST LLC (UST), which, through its subsidiaries, including U.S.
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