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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
MO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. MO: 0.16 )
MO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.4
Current: 0.16

0.01
2.4
Equity to Asset 0.13
MO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. MO: 0.13 )
MO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.13

0.07
0.38
Interest Coverage 7.68
MO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. MO: 7.68 )
MO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.59   Max: 35.11
Current: 7.68

4.59
35.11
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.22
M-Score: -2.16
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 42.33
MO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 26.16 vs. MO: 42.33 )
MO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 17.57   Max: 45.77
Current: 42.33

17.57
45.77
Net-margin (%) 24.37
MO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. MO: 24.37 )
MO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.79   Max: 30.9
Current: 24.37

8.79
30.9
ROE (%) 103.38
MO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 26.78 vs. MO: 103.38 )
MO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 23.9   Max: 124.47
Current: 103.38

23.9
124.47
ROA (%) 12.45
MO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. MO: 12.45 )
MO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.57   Max: 12.92
Current: 12.45

7.57
12.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 372.85
MO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 124.91 vs. MO: 372.85 )
MO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 69.93   Max: 391.48
Current: 372.85

69.93
391.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
MO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MO: 2.80 )
MO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.9   Max: 6.8
Current: 2.8

-36.9
6.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
MO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. MO: 6.20 )
MO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.1   Max: 20
Current: 6.2

-30.1
20
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.50
MO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. MO: 6.50 )
MO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.8   Max: 20.8
Current: 6.5

-33.8
20.8
» MO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Sarah Ketterer 1,262,700 sh (+29.23%)
Ray Dalio 66,100 sh (+21.06%)
Murray Stahl 37,347 sh (+11%)
Joel Greenblatt 714,635 sh (+8.86%)
James Barrow 22,820,084 sh (+0.02%)
Dodge & Cox 24,800 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 85,624 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 10,385 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 35,400 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 288,000 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,620,611 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 150,998 sh (-0.07%)
David Winters 1,970,210 sh (-0.72%)
Tom Russo 7,075,151 sh (-8.21%)
Ken Fisher 44,800 sh (-8.93%)
Pioneer Investments 2,035,167 sh (-11.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 174,464 sh (-53.23%)
Steven Cohen 10,758 sh (-85.85%)
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Q1 2014

MO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 176,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons 14,700 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 225,400 sh (+241%)
Steven Cohen 19,752 sh (+83.6%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,537,500 sh (+21.76%)
Murray Stahl 37,821 sh (+1.27%)
Tom Russo 7,148,952 sh (+1.04%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 85,624 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 24,800 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,620,611 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 150,978 sh (-0.01%)
David Winters 1,940,705 sh (-1.5%)
James Barrow 22,444,539 sh (-1.65%)
Ken Fisher 43,446 sh (-3.02%)
Bill Frels 9,806 sh (-5.58%)
Joel Greenblatt 649,170 sh (-9.16%)
Jeremy Grantham 147,684 sh (-15.35%)
Donald Yacktman 26,400 sh (-25.42%)
Pioneer Investments 232,051 sh (-88.6%)
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Q2 2014

MO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Bruce Berkowitz 62,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 868,100 sh (+5805.44%)
Ken Fisher 55,733 sh (+28.28%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,837,700 sh (+19.53%)
Pioneer Investments 246,187 sh (+6.09%)
James Barrow 22,747,697 sh (+1.35%)
Murray Stahl 38,021 sh (+0.53%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 110,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 26,400 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,620,611 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 24,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Tom Russo 7,133,191 sh (-0.22%)
David Winters 1,930,525 sh (-0.52%)
Ruane Cunniff 85,174 sh (-0.53%)
Jeff Auxier 149,537 sh (-0.95%)
Jeremy Grantham 118,065 sh (-20.06%)
Bill Frels 7,406 sh (-24.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 276,629 sh (-57.39%)
Ray Dalio 46,000 sh (-79.59%)
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Q3 2014

MO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 4,750 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 258,565 sh (+5.03%)
Murray Stahl 39,271 sh (+3.29%)
James Barrow 23,018,410 sh (+1.19%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,851,600 sh (+0.76%)
Ken Fisher 56,019 sh (+0.51%)
David Winters 1,930,525 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 26,400 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,620,611 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 7,406 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 85,174 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 149,537 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,000 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Tom Russo 7,108,388 sh (-0.35%)
Dodge & Cox 23,800 sh (-4.03%)
Jim Simons 570,900 sh (-34.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 136,539 sh (-50.64%)
Ray Dalio 4,500 sh (-90.22%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -50.64%0.08%$40.5 - $46.04 $ 50.5618%136539
Bruce Berkowitz 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$40.5 - $46.04 $ 50.5618%0
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Reduce -90.22%0.01%$40.5 - $46.04 $ 50.5618%4500
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 New Buy$40.5 - $46.04 $ 50.5618%4750
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -57.39%0.21%$37.39 - $43.12 $ 50.5626%276629
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce -79.59%0.05%$37.39 - $43.12 $ 50.5626%46000
Bruce Berkowitz 2014-06-30 New Buy0.03%$37.39 - $43.12 $ 50.5626%62000
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Add 28.28%$37.39 - $43.12 $ 50.5626%55733
David Winters 2014-03-31 Reduce -1.5%0.13%$34 - $38.39 $ 50.5639%1940705
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Add 241%0.05%$34 - $38.39 $ 50.5639%225400
Donald Yacktman 2014-03-31 Reduce -25.42%$34 - $38.39 $ 50.5639%26400
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 21.06%$34.45 - $38.57 $ 50.5637%66100
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.30
MO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. MO: 23.30 )
MO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 23.48
Current: 23.3

2.28
23.48
P/B 23.40
MO's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 11.47 vs. MO: 23.40 )
MO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 23.63
Current: 23.4

0.75
23.63
P/S 5.60
MO's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. MO: 5.60 )
MO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 5.74
Current: 5.6

0.33
5.74
PFCF 23.60
MO's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.63 vs. MO: 23.60 )
MO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 24.94
Current: 23.6

1.91
24.94
EV-to-EBIT 14.81
MO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. MO: 14.81 )
MO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 15.1
Current: 14.81

0.5
15.1
PEG 3.16
MO's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. MO: 3.16 )
MO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 7.5
Current: 3.16

0.2
7.5
Shiller P/E 25.20
MO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. MO: 25.20 )
MO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 25.38
Current: 25.2

2.47
25.38
Current Ratio 0.77
MO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. MO: 0.77 )
MO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.77

0.52
1.55
Quick Ratio 0.51
MO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. MO: 0.51 )
MO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.4
Current: 0.51

0.27
1.4

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.80
MO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. MO: 3.80 )
MO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.82   Max: 26.12
Current: 3.8

3.82
26.12
Dividend Payout 0.90
MO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. MO: 0.90 )
MO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.93
Current: 0.9

0.31
3.93
Dividend growth (3y) 8.00
MO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. MO: 8.00 )
MO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -26.5   Max: 16.6
Current: 8

-26.5
16.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.71
MO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
56% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. MO: 5.71 )
MO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.74   Max: 39.28
Current: 5.71

5.74
39.28
Share Buyback Rate 1.30
MO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MO: 1.30 )
MO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.1   Max: -8.2
Current: 1.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.40
MO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. MO: 2.40 )
MO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.21
Current: 2.4

0.04
2.21
Price/Median PS Value 2.80
MO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MO: 2.80 )
MO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.51
Current: 2.8

0.09
2.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.70
MO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. MO: 3.70 )
MO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 3.41
Current: 3.7

0.08
3.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
MO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. MO: 6.80 )
MO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 183.9
Current: 6.8

6.6
183.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.80
MO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. MO: 9.80 )
MO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 45.3
Current: 9.8

-23.2
45.3

Business Description

Industry: Tobacco Products » Tobacco
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Traded in other countries:PHM7.Germany, MO.Mexico, MO.Argentina, MO.Switzerland, 0R31.UK,
Altria Group Inc is a holding company incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1985. The Company, through its subsidiaries is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and certain smokeless tobacco products in the United States. It also maintains a portfolio of leveraged and direct finance leases. The Company's segments are smokeable products, smokeless products and wine. The smokeable tobacco segment comprised of manufacture and sale of machine-made large cigars and pipe tobacco, cigarettes to customers. In smokeless products segment, it is the producer and marketer of moist smokeless tobacco (MST) products. The smokeless products segment includes the premium brands,Copenhagen and Skoal, value brands, Red Seal and Husky, and Marlboro Snus, a premium PM USA spit-free smokeless tobacco product. Substantially all of the smokeless tobacco products are manufactured and sold to customers in the United States. In wine segment the Company is the producer of Washington state wines, primarily Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest and 14 Hands and owns wineries. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations concerning the discharge of materials into the environment, or otherwise related to environmental protection, including, in the United States.
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