Altria Group Inc (MO) EPS Estimated At $0.88

October 12, 2017 - By Darrin Black

 Altria Group Inc (MO) EPS Estimated At $0.88
Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.01, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 63 investors sold Altria Group Inc shares while 529 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 444 raised stakes. 1.16 billion shares or 0.78% less from 1.17 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Accredited accumulated 0.16% or 8,070 shares. Saratoga & Investment invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). Lord Abbett & Co Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.15% or 658,410 shares. Granite Partners Ltd Llc holds 12,550 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Raymond James & Assocs holds 4.05M shares. Comerica Bankshares stated it has 0.35% of its portfolio in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). Two Sigma Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 4,161 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0.45% or 19.92 million shares in its portfolio. Visionary Asset has 41,537 shares for 0.9% of their portfolio. Massmutual Com Fsb Adv owns 0% invested in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) for 71,232 shares. 2,764 were accumulated by M Kraus Co. Howland Cap Mngmt Ltd Com invested 0.04% in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). Stonebridge Cap Management Inc invested in 0.11% or 3,722 shares. Royal Bankshares Of Canada accumulated 9.29 million shares. 169 are held by Horrell Mngmt.

Since May 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $664,775 activity. DEVITRE DINYAR S sold $303,050 worth of stock or 4,285 shares.

Investors wait Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) to report on October, 26. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.88 EPS, up $0.06 or 7.32 % from last year’s $0.82 same quarter earnings. This translates into $1.69B profit for MO giving the stock a 18.43 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.88 EPS is accurate. Altria Group Inc’s Wall Street analysts see 3.53 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.85 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, About 6.90M shares traded. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Altria Group Inc. had 43 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 9 by Argus Research. Cowen & Co maintained Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) rating on Thursday, July 27. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $7800 target. The stock of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, February 26 by UBS. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sell” rating and $6200 target in Friday, June 30 report. The stock of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by Cowen & Co. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 3 by RBC Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, July 31. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight” on Thursday, March 30.

Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $124.85 billion. The Company’s divisions include smokeable products, smokeless products and wine. It has a 8.62 P/E ratio. The Company’s subsidiaries include Philip Morris USA Inc. , 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.

More notable recent Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) news were published by: which released: “Retirement Tactics: Even MOre Income” on October 04, 2017, also with their article: “Altria and Philip Morris are both blue-chip dividend stocks with yields well …” published on October 12, 2017, published: “Commit To Purchase Altria Group At $40, Earn 1.8% Using Options” on October 04, 2017. More interesting news about Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) were released by: and their article: “Is Altria Oversold?” published on September 14, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “Is Altria A Cigar Butt?” with publication date: September 24, 2017.

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