MO - Altria Group, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
37.73
+0.19 (+0.51%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous close37.54
Open37.50
Bid37.75 x 900
Ask37.87 x 1000
Day's range37.23 - 37.76
52-week range30.95 - 52.46
Volume6,943,357
Avg. volume13,403,366
Market cap70.116B
Beta (5Y monthly)0.48
PE ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-0.48
Earnings date28 Jul 2020
Forward dividend & yield3.36 (8.95%)
Ex-dividend date12 Jun 2020
1y target est47.86
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