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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.23
MO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. MO: 0.23 )
MO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.23

0.02
1.06
Equity to Asset 0.09
MO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. MO: 0.09 )
MO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.09

0.09
0.38
Interest Coverage 8.89
MO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. MO: 8.89 )
MO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.59   Max: 35.11
Current: 8.89

4.59
35.11
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.26
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
7.36%
32.02%
WACC
ROIC
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 42.46
MO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 25.17 vs. MO: 42.46 )
MO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.58   Max: 45.77
Current: 42.46

18.58
45.77
Net-margin (%) 28.25
MO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. MO: 28.25 )
MO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.29   Max: 30.9
Current: 28.25

9.29
30.9
ROE (%) 127.15
MO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 27.68 vs. MO: 127.15 )
MO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 23.9   Max: 142.16
Current: 127.15

23.9
142.16
ROA (%) 14.73
MO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 11.87 vs. MO: 14.73 )
MO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.57   Max: 14.62
Current: 14.73

7.57
14.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 380.66
MO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 104.01 vs. MO: 380.66 )
MO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 69.93   Max: 391.48
Current: 380.66

69.93
391.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
MO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. MO: 4.10 )
MO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.9   Max: 6.8
Current: 4.1

-36.9
6.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.30
MO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MO: 9.30 )
MO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.1   Max: 20
Current: 9.3

-30.1
20
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.00
MO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. MO: 16.00 )
MO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.8   Max: 20.8
Current: 16

-33.8
20.8
» MO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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 (+241.00%)
Steven Cohen 19,752 sh (+83.60%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,537,500 sh (+21.76%)
Murray Stahl 37,821 sh (+1.27%)
Tom Russo 7,148,952 sh (+1.04%)
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)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,000 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 150,978 sh (-0.01%)
David Winters 1,940,705 sh (-1.50%)
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 (-88.60%)
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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%)
Dodge & Cox 24,800 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 110,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,000 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,620,611 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 26,400 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 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)
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%)
Bill Frels 7,406 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 258,565 sh (unchged)
David Winters 1,930,525 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 85,174 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 26,400 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 149,537 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,620,611 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Bruce Berkowitz 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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Q4 2014

MO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Bill Frels 10,611 sh (+43.28%)
Ken Fisher 57,964 sh (+3.47%)
James Barrow 23,160,847 sh (+0.62%)
Pioneer Investments 259,652 sh (+0.42%)
Mario Gabelli 4,750 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 26,400 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 85,174 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 23,800 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 148,747 sh (-0.53%)
Murray Stahl 38,632 sh (-1.63%)
Tom Russo 6,943,963 sh (-2.31%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,767,212 sh (-4.56%)
David Winters 1,713,276 sh (-11.25%)
Wintergreen Fund 1,403,362 sh (-13.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 109,986 sh (-19.45%)
Jim Simons 9,000 sh (-98.42%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.20
MO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. MO: 20.20 )
MO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 23.08
Current: 20.2

2.28
23.08
Forward P/E 17.18
MO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. MO: 17.18 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.20
MO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. MO: 20.20 )
MO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 23.06
Current: 20.2

2.3
23.06
P/B 34.10
MO's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.00 vs. MO: 34.10 )
MO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 37.03
Current: 34.1

0.75
37.03
P/S 5.70
MO's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. MO: 5.70 )
MO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 6.21
Current: 5.7

0.33
6.21
PFCF 23.00
MO's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 27.65 vs. MO: 23.00 )
MO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 24.94
Current: 23

1.91
24.94
POCF 21.96
MO's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.34 vs. MO: 21.96 )
MO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 24.27
Current: 21.96

1.1
24.27
EV-to-EBIT 5.52
MO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. MO: 5.52 )
MO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 16.1
Current: 5.52

0.5
16.1
PEG 2.69
MO's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. MO: 2.69 )
MO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 5.07
Current: 2.69

0.26
5.07
Shiller P/E 25.10
MO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 30.65 vs. MO: 25.10 )
MO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 27.33
Current: 25.1

2.47
27.33
Current Ratio 0.90
MO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. MO: 0.90 )
MO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.9

0.64
1.55
Quick Ratio 0.63
MO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. MO: 0.63 )
MO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.4
Current: 0.63

0.31
1.4
Days Inventory 90.29
MO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 190.10 vs. MO: 90.29 )
MO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 51.26   Max: 226.23
Current: 90.29

51.26
226.23
Days Sales Outstanding 2.52
MO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 42.71 vs. MO: 2.52 )
MO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 32.83
Current: 2.52

0.8
32.83

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.94
MO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. MO: 3.94 )
MO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.55   Max: 26.12
Current: 3.94

3.55
26.12
Dividend Payout 0.78
MO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. MO: 0.78 )
MO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.78

0.47
0.96
Dividend growth (3y) 8.20
MO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. MO: 8.20 )
MO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -26.5   Max: 11.3
Current: 8.2

-26.5
11.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.86
MO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
59% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. MO: 5.86 )
MO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.34   Max: 39.28
Current: 5.86

5.34
39.28
Share Buyback Rate 1.40
MO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MO: 1.40 )
MO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.1   Max: -8.2
Current: 1.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.80
MO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. MO: 2.80 )
MO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.59
Current: 2.8

0.04
2.59
Price/Median PS Value 2.30
MO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MO: 2.30 )
MO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.37
Current: 2.3

0.09
2.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.70
MO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MO: 2.70 )
MO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2.62
Current: 2.7

0.11
2.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 18.10
MO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. MO: 18.10 )
MO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 183.9
Current: 18.1

6.2
183.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.91
MO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.04 vs. MO: 10.91 )
MO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.3   Max: 45.1
Current: 10.91

-23.3
45.1

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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