39.93 -0.01 (-0.03%)
Before hours: 4:31AM EDT
|Bid||0.00 x 1000|
|Ask||40.09 x 1000|
|Day's range||39.12 - 40.24|
|52-week range||30.95 - 52.45|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.46|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward dividend & yield||3.36 (8.48%)|
|Ex-dividend date||12 Jun 2020|
|1y target est||N/A|
Altria Group, Inc. (Altria) (NYSE: MO) announces today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the marketing of the IQOS tobacco heating system as a modified risk tobacco product with a reduced exposure claim. IQOS is the first next-generation inhalable tobacco product to be authorized as a modified risk tobacco product. Unlike cigarettes, the IQOS system heats but does not burn tobacco. Philip Morris USA (PM USA), under an exclusive licensing agreement with Philip Morris International (PMI), commercializes IQOS in the United States.
First up is General Mills (NYSE: GIS). While some industries' revenues evaporated, General Mills accelerated its growth. For fiscal 2020, the General Mills pet food segment grew 18%, tripling the overall company's pace, and there is reason to believe that can continue.
Shares of Altria Group (NYSE: MO) have gone up in smoke this year as the domestic Marlboro maker fell early in the year after it took another impairment on its Juul Labs stake and then got slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, the stock has slipped 21% through the first six months of the year. Altria began the year with Juul facing stiff headwinds as regulators sought to ban flavored e-cigarette pods, the latest setback for the once-promising cigarette disruptor, with the e-cigarette brand embroiled in a number of lawsuits at the state level.
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Altria's (MO) focus on oral tobacco products along with solid pricing bodes well, though cigarette volumes have been soft due to rising health consciousness and government regulations.
First is Altria Group (NYSE: MO). Sales were resilient for Altria this quarter at 12% growth and actually accelerated compared to roughly flat sales for the market. As a tobacco company, Altria enjoys a reliable consumer base.
Fortunately, some of the best value stocks are still trading at attractive prices and are far less expensive than the market as a whole. Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) is one of the biggest energy infrastructure companies in the world. More than two-thirds of Kinder Morgan's cash flow is secured with take-or-pay contracts, which allow it to receive payment regardless of how much its customers use its pipelines and other infrastructure assets.
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With the global economy showing some serious volatility, holding stocks with secure balance sheets and reliable cash flows is one way to beat the volatility and sleep easy at night. If you're looking for some stocks that effectively "print money," keep reading to see why Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B), and Altria (NYSE: MO) all fit the bill. It's hard to think of a bigger cash cow than Facebook.
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Aurora Cannabis (NYSE: ACB) stock has skyrocketed by a triple-digit percentage in recent days after the Canadian cannabis producer reported better-than-expected fiscal 2020 third-quarter results. You might think that after this huge gain, Aurora is outperforming rival Cronos Group (NASDAQ: CRON), which posted Q1 results earlier this month that were below expectations. Which of these two marijuana stocks is the better pick going forward?
With volatility through the roof over the last few months, finding a good dividend stock isn't as easy as it once was. With that in mind, let's take a look at three dividend stocks that are selling for cheap today. AT&T (NYSE: T) has lurched from one repositioning to the next over the last few years.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has announced a probe into Altria and Philip Morris for alleged patent violations over iQOS heat-not-burn technology.
Altria's (NYSE: MO) first-quarter earnings report saw sales surge 16% as shipment volumes jumped 6% from the year-ago period. It's also why Altria remains a top stock to buy even when the world isn't falling apart: Its products, like its Marlboro brand of cigarettes, are always in demand and it has been able to pay an ever-rising dividend for years. Shares of the domestic tobacco giant are down 26% this year due to troubles its investments in electronic cigarettes and marijuana have had, causing its payout to currently yield over 9% annually, but that makes its stock more attractive.