Altria Group Dividend yield




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   USD per share 
 Price  67.83
 Dividend  2.64
 Earnings  7.37
 Cash-flow  1.96
 Book value  6.59
 Equity  0.00

Altria Group is part of Tobacco business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Altria Group is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Altria Group paid a total dividend of 5,100 million USD last year, for a market value of 131,048 millions (Market Cap 130,878 millions). Dividend per share of Altria Group is 2.64 USD, and his stock market price 67.83 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Altria Group has a dividend yield of 3.89%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Altria Group dividend yield with other Tobacco companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Altria Group

Altria Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Altria Group to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.64 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.89%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Altria Group payout on ernings is currently 35.82%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.11% and 36.70% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Altria Groupcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Altria Group is USD 1.96 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.64, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Altria Group, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Tobacco sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of Altria Group.

Altria Group payout

Altria Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Altria Group showed a return of 5.60% compared to a worldwide 0.15% average, and a 0.09% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 6.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 19.92%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Tobacco firms.

Altria Group stock and market return

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