Predicting Future Price Moves In Altria Group Inc. (MO)

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) does about 12.41M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 7909857 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 79.85B USD. Its current market price is $46.49, marking a decrease of -0.45% compared to the previous close of $46.70. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $47.19 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $39.06.

Altria Group Inc. (MO) has a 20-day trading average at $46.02 and the current price is -1.48% off the 52-week high compared with 19.01% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $44.04 and its 200-day simple moving average is $42.33. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.05%, which increases to 1.06% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 64.88 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $47.24, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 1.59% over the period.

UBS downgraded its price target at $38.

Altria Group Inc. (MO) stock is down -0.13% over the week and 3.98% over the past month. Its price is 15.25% year-to-date and 2.49% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 1.59 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 42.42%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 9.74 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 8.77. The beta has a value of 0.69. Price to sales ratio is 3.90.