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tickrz rank
B
Altria Group Inc (MO)
Consumer Goods | Cigarettes
CEO: Martin J. Barrington
Employees: 8800
altria.com
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
Pure Value Rank221Dividend Rank187
Moat Rank5Financial Strength Rank48
Growth Rank51Momentum Rank236
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield3.22%
Payout Ratio31.82%
3 yr Dividend Growth8.5%
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio10.04x
P/B Ratio11.81x
P/S Ratio5.62x
EV/EBITDA Ratio5.89x
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score7
Debt-to-Equity113%
Interest Coverage14.76x
MOAT
ROE191.28%
ROIC100.57%
Net Margin73.51%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth34.73%
5 yr SPS Growth2.48%
5 yr BPS Growth29.56%
Altria Group Inc 's strong growth translates to a Growth Rank in the top 25% of all stocks
 tickrz summary
Altria Group Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
 value
 pure value ranking Warren Buffett ranking
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Altria Group Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 10x, a P/B ratio of 11.8x, a P/S ratio of 5.6x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.9x. Altria Group Inc ranks 221 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.Altria Group Inc ranks 10 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Altria Group Inc warrants further investigation.

 quality
 moat financial strength
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Altria Group Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Consumer Goods sector. Altria Group Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 14.76x, a debt/equity ratio of 113% and a Moat Rank of 5 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


 momentum
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 11.73% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 236. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Altria Group Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

 yield
 value + yield
Shares currently yield 3.22%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Altria Group Inc ranks 187 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

 growth
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 34.7% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 2.5% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 29.6% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Altria Group Inc (MO)
Consumer Goods | Cigarettes
CEO: Martin J. Barrington
Employees: 8800
altria.com


tickrz rank
B

VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio10.04x
P/B Ratio11.81x
P/S Ratio5.62x
EV/EBITDA Ratio5.89x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield3.22%
Payout Ratio31.82%
3 yr Dividend Growth8.5%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score7
Debt-to-Equity113%
Interest Coverage14.76x
MOAT
ROE191.28%
ROIC100.57%
Net Margin73.51%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth34.73%
5 yr SPS Growth2.48%
5 yr BPS Growth29.56%

TICKRZ RANK
Altria Group Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Altria Group Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 10x, a P/B ratio of 11.8x, a P/S ratio of 5.6x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.9x. Altria Group Inc ranks 221 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Altria Group Inc ranks 10 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Altria Group Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Altria Group Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Consumer Goods sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Altria Group Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 14.76x, a debt/equity ratio of 113% and a Moat Rank of 5 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 11.73% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 236. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Altria Group Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 3.22%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Altria Group Inc ranks 187 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 34.7% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 2.5% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 29.6% speak to its impressive growth ranking.