Altria Group (MO) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Altria Group (MO), hence the stock is down -3.37% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.72% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -5.32% and the stock has fallen -1.2% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.57% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.39%.The 200 Day SMA reached 1.39% Altria Group, Inc. has dropped 3.06% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 10.85%.
Altria Group (MO) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $3.73 from the average target price of $68.71 for the short term period. 7 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $74 and the most muted being $62.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Altria Group (NYSE:MO): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $62.46 and the intraday high of $63.07 after having opened at $63.02 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $63.02, a loss of -0.71%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 7,103,268 shares. The stock failed to cross $63.07 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $63.25.
Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Companys reportable segments include smokeable products, smokeless products and wine. As of December 31, 2014, Altria Group, Inc.s wholly owned subsidiaries included Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), 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 large cigars and pipe tobacco, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of PM USA, and UST LLC (UST), which through its wholly owned subsidiaries, including U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC) and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Ltd. (Ste. Michelle) is engaged in the manufacture and sale of smokeless products and wine.