Altria Group (MO)

43.32 0.00%
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Pros
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is declining
High short interest

Pros

  1. MO forward dividend yield is 6.79%, higher than the industry (0.20%) and sector (0.83%) forward dividend yields. See MO forward dividend chart.
  2. MO average analyst rating is Buy. See MO analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. MO quarterly revenue growth was -1.30%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (8.38% and 9.33%, respectively). See MO revenue growth chart.
  2. MO profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -15.34 percentage points. See MO profitability chart.
  3. MO short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.44. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See MO short interest ratio chart.