Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) reported sales (ttm) of 25.81 Billion, whereas, 8 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 4791.13 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 4851 million and lower end at 4751.99 million while the year ago reported sale was 4829.37 million.

7 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Feb 1, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 4584.92 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 4628 million and 4539 million respectively.

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 27 BMO at 0.82, whereas, 9 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.67. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.7 and lower end at 0.66 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.75.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.76 reported by 8 number of analyst for the quarter ending Feb 1, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.76 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.78 and 0.73 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.72. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 8.25%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 8.5 and 8.

Valuation Ratios of Altria Group (NYSE:MO) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Altria Group (NYSE:MO). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 23.94 while the company’s industry has 35.73 P/E and the sector P/E is 39. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 21.82 and low P/E is 15.27, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 38.66 and 41.84 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 20.43 for the industry and 24.27 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 75 has Beta of 0.55 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.82 and 0.65 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 75 stands at 4.81 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 42.22. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 22.84, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 33.75 and 34.08 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Altria Group (NYSE:MO) stands at 0.86 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 14.78 and 12.88 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 7.35 and 6.39.

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -1.92% and closed its last trading session at $65.18. The market capitalization of the company is at $124.68 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $70.15 on Jul 5, 2016 and 52-week Low of $56.15 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.21% and Monthly Volatility of 1.49%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.55 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.01.