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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 0.08
MO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MO: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.20 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.08
0.01
2.4
Equity to Asset 0.09
MO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. MO: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.09
0.07
0.38
Interest Coverage 8.89
MO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 52.52 vs. MO: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.59  Med: 11.36 Max: 20.6
Current: 8.89
4.59
20.6
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.66
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
8.68%
34.25%
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 43.21
MO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 13.03 vs. MO: 43.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 19.81  Med: 24.99 Max: 45.77
Current: 43.21
19.81
45.77
Net-margin (%) 27.54
MO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.11 vs. MO: 27.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.29  Med: 16.13 Max: 28.25
Current: 27.54
9.29
28.25
ROE (%) 149.34
MO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.35 vs. MO: 149.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 31.42  Med: 48.73 Max: 141.82
Current: 149.34
31.42
141.82
ROA (%) 15.18
MO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. MO: 15.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.14  Med: 11.39 Max: 14.62
Current: 15.18
9.14
14.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 453.22
MO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 56.44 vs. MO: 453.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 71.41  Med: 129.57 Max: 430.37
Current: 453.22
71.41
430.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
MO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. MO: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.6  Med: 2.80 Max: 11.7
Current: 4.1
-37.6
11.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.30
MO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. MO: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34  Med: 5.40 Max: 19.5
Current: 9.3
-34
19.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.00
MO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. MO: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.4  Med: 6.40 Max: 20.8
Current: 16
-35.4
20.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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%)
David Winters 1,930,525 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 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)
Ruane Cunniff 85,174 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 258,565 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 7,406 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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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)
Ruane Cunniff 85,174 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 26,400 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 13,000 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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Q1 2015

MO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ray Dalio 52,100 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 54,949 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,288 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,146,600 sh (+23751.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 416,755 sh (+278.92%)
Mario Gabelli 4,750 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 13,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 23,800 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 26,400 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 22,986,115 sh (-0.75%)
Tom Russo 6,554,948 sh (-5.60%)
Pioneer Investments 238,874 sh (-8.00%)
Ruane Cunniff 77,174 sh (-9.39%)
Ken Fisher 52,062 sh (-10.18%)
Bill Frels 8,910 sh (-16.03%)
David Winters 1,438,205 sh (-16.06%)
Wintergreen Fund 1,130,459 sh (-19.45%)
Murray Stahl 31,092 sh (-19.52%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,412,837 sh (-20.05%)
Jeff Auxier 84,500 sh (-43.19%)
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Q2 2015

MO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 972,110 sh (+133.26%)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,515 sh (+132.06%)
Jeff Auxier 146,800 sh (+73.73%)
Ray Dalio 56,600 sh (+8.64%)
Bill Frels 9,323 sh (+4.64%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 4,750 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 8,550 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 77,174 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 23,800 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 13,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
James Barrow 22,904,675 sh (-0.35%)
Tom Russo 6,500,066 sh (-0.84%)
Donald Yacktman 25,900 sh (-1.89%)
Ken Fisher 50,831 sh (-2.36%)
Murray Stahl 29,742 sh (-4.34%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,350,359 sh (-4.42%)
Pioneer Investments 223,981 sh (-6.23%)
David Winters 1,237,387 sh (-13.96%)
Jim Simons 1,461,600 sh (-31.91%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.79
MO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. MO: 20.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.28  Med: 12.64 Max: 23.08
Current: 20.79
2.28
23.08
Forward P/E 17.76
MO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. MO: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.50
MO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. MO: 20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.3  Med: 12.56 Max: 23.06
Current: 20.5
2.3
23.06
P/B 37.82
MO's P/B is ranked lower than
96% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. MO: 37.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 10.34 Max: 41.37
Current: 37.82
0.75
41.37
P/S 5.70
MO's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. MO: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.97 Max: 6.21
Current: 5.7
0.33
6.21
PFCF 21.49
MO's PFCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. MO: 21.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.91  Med: 13.62 Max: 24.94
Current: 21.49
1.91
24.94
POCF 20.66
MO's POCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 14.34 vs. MO: 20.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 12.42 Max: 24.27
Current: 20.66
1.1
24.27
EV-to-EBIT 13.00
MO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. MO: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 9.40 Max: 16.1
Current: 13
0.5
16.1
PEG 2.73
MO's PEG is ranked lower than
56% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. MO: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.72 Max: 5.07
Current: 2.73
0.35
5.07
Shiller P/E 24.94
MO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 18.42 vs. MO: 24.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.47  Med: 5.15 Max: 27.46
Current: 24.94
2.47
27.46
Current Ratio 0.74
MO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MO: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.74
0.52
1.55
Quick Ratio 0.43
MO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MO: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.43
0.27
1.4
Days Inventory 90.75
MO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
66% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 131.38 vs. MO: 90.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 51.26  Med: 100.59 Max: 131.19
Current: 90.75
51.26
131.19
Days Sales Outstanding 2.80
MO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. MO: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 25.63 Max: 32.83
Current: 2.8
0.8
32.83

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.87
MO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. MO: 3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.55  Med: 6.67 Max: 26.12
Current: 3.87
3.55
26.12
Dividend Payout 0.80
MO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MO: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.65 Max: 3.93
Current: 0.8
0.31
3.93
Dividend growth (3y) 8.20
MO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
50% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. MO: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -26.5  Med: 8.00 Max: 11.3
Current: 8.2
-26.5
11.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.82
MO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.34 vs. MO: 5.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.34  Med: 10.03 Max: 39.28
Current: 5.82
5.34
39.28
Share Buyback Rate 1.40
MO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. MO: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4  Med: 0.80 Max: -1.1
Current: 1.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.73
MO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. MO: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.39 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.73
0.04
2.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.93
MO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MO: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.16 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.93
0.06
1.83
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.84
MO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 9 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. MO: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.42 Max: 2.96
Current: 2.84
0.08
2.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.75
MO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. MO: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.2  Med: 10.70 Max: 183.9
Current: 7.75
6.2
183.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.93
MO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. MO: 10.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -23.3  Med: 12.50 Max: 44.1
Current: 10.93
-23.3
44.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 18,650 18,959
EPS($) 2.79 3.00
EPS without NRI($) 2.79 3.00

Business Description

Industry: Tobacco Products » Tobacco
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Traded in other countries:MO.Switzerland, MO.Mexico, MO.Argentina, PHM7.Germany, 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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