Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.11, from 0.82 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 52 investors sold Altria Group, Inc. shares while 495 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 382 raised stakes. 1.17 billion shares or 1.41% more from 1.16 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Cordasco Fincl Networks holds 32,129 shares or 1.84% of its portfolio. Payden & Rygel accumulated 207,684 shares. Missouri-based Cutter And Brokerage has invested 0.14% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Field Main National Bank holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) for 4,350 shares. Yacktman Asset Ltd Partnership, a Texas-based fund reported 25,000 shares. Noesis Capital Mangement Corp has invested 0.44% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Iridian Asset Management Ltd Llc Ct reported 0% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Moreover, Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has 0.07% invested in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) for 266,755 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Lc has invested 0.01% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Staley Capital Advisers Incorporated, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 14,688 shares. Raab Moskowitz Asset Limited Company owns 15,399 shares for 0.38% of their portfolio. Ipswich Inv holds 24,011 shares or 0.49% of its portfolio. First City, a Georgia-based fund reported 49,736 shares. Burns J W & Incorporated stated it has 0.81% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Moreover, Dakota Wealth Mngmt has 0.09% invested in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) for 6,753 shares.
Since August 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $184,966 activity.
Analysts expect Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) to report $0.94 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 3.30 % from last quarter’s $0.91 EPS. MO’s profit would be $1.77B giving it 13.01 P/E if the $0.94 EPS is correct. After having $1.08 EPS previously, Altria Group, Inc.’s analysts see -12.96 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $48.9. About 11.22M shares traded or 5.96% up from the average. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has declined 25.37% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.37% the S&P500.
Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) Ratings Coverage
Among 7 analysts covering Altria Group (NYSE:MO), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Altria Group had 8 analyst reports since July 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, July 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, September 21 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, December 21 by Citigroup. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Friday, August 24 to “Hold”. The company was maintained on Monday, October 29 by Argus Research. Cowen & Co downgraded Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) on Monday, January 7 to “Market Perform” rating.
Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. The company has market cap of $91.89 billion. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen and Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands. It has a 8.68 P/E ratio. The firm also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste.
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