On Jun 27, 2018 Morgan Stanley Keeps Stock Equal-Weight Rating on Altria Group (NYSE:MO) and $63 Target.

June 27, 2018 - By Lena Young

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.73 in Q1 2018. It has change of 0.20, from 2017Q4’s 0.93. The ratio fall due to Altria Group, Inc. positioning: 88 sold and 562 reduced. 100 funds took positions and 372 increased positions. Investors holded 1.16 billion in 2017Q4 but now own 1.16 billion shares or 0.04% more.

Koch Indus holds 0.02% or 3,810 shs. Affinity Advsrs Limited Liability Co invested in 169,837 shs. Marble Harbor Investment Counsel Limited Liability Corporation has 6,352 shs for 0.08% of their capital. Fort Point Capital Prtn Limited Liability Company has 0.07% invested in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Carnegie Cap Asset Management Ltd has invested 0.09% of its capital in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Beck Mack And Oliver Llc holds 46,609 shs. Rbo & Ltd Liability Corporation holds 4.52% or 285,407 shs in its capital. Invest Counsel owns 4,500 shs. 9,467 are owned by Harvey Invest Limited Liability. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability has invested 0% of its capital in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Planning Advsr Ltd Liability has invested 0.73% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). 460,187 were reported by Pinebridge L P. Chicago Equity Prtnrs Lc reported 0.13% stake. Bessemer Group Incorporated reported 3.86M shs or 0.94% of all its holdings. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 481,849 shs.

Altria Group, Inc. registered $1.52 million net activity with 1 buy and 4 insider sales since February 7, 2018. Dillard James E III sold $410,313 worth of stock or 6,500 shs. Quigley Brian W. sold $216,154 worth of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) on Friday, March 2. On Monday, April 30 $300,334 worth of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) was bought by Newman Mark. 3,200 Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) shs with value of $199,488 were sold by SURGNER W HILDEBRANDT JR.

Reiterated Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Rating.

New York: On 26 June, a research note was revealed of Altria Group (NYSE:MO). Its Equal-Weight Rating restate by Analysts at Morgan Stanley. Stock analysts have target of $63 which suggests 12.20 % upside potential on firm’s stock.

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 10 have positions in Altria Group (NYSE:MO) as follows: 8 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 2 with “Hold”. The positive are 80%. Since January 4, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Altria Group has 14 analyst reports. On Friday, February 2 the stock of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) earned “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray. On Thursday, February 1 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray. On Friday, January 19 the rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, April 27 Morgan Stanley maintained Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Monday, April 30 the firm earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets. The stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Monday, January 8. In Monday, April 23 report Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7500 target. On Wednesday, April 18 the firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, June 26 the company was maintained by Morgan Stanley.

MO is hitting $56.15 during the last trading session, after increased 0.09%.Altria Group, Inc. has volume of 1.64M shares. Since June 27, 2017 MO has declined 24.97% and is downtrending. MO underperformed by 37.54% the S&P500.

Earnings report for Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) is expected on July, 26., as reported by Faxor. Analysts predict 18.82 % diference or $1.01 from the $0.85 EPS from 2017. If the current earnings per share of $1.01 is accurate, MO’s profit could be $1.91B. After $0.95 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now sees 6.32 % EPS growth of Altria Group, Inc..

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States.The firm is worth $106.37 billion. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen, Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands.10.03 is the P/E ratio. The firm also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste.

For more Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) news brought out briefly go to: Fool.com, Seekingalpha.com, Seekingalpha.com, Fool.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “Are These 4 Fears About Altria Group Overblown?” brought out on June 24, 2018, “Smoking Hot Dividend Hike Coming From Altria” on June 22, 2018, “Altria – A $62 Discount Cash Flow Valuation” with a publish date: May 31, 2018, “Altria’s Best Hope for a Bounce” and the last “Shares Of Altria Are A Buy” with publication date: June 11, 2018.

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