Is Altria Group (MO) Stock A Buy? – Altria Stock Analysis

Altria Group, Inc. is an American corporation and one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of tobacco, cigarettes and related products. It operates worldwide and is headquartered in unincorporated Henrico County, Virginia, just outside the city of Richmond. Altria also offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen, Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands, as well as provides on! oral nicotine pouches. This week, I fundamentally analyze Altria’s stock. I review MO’s operating segments, look at its key ratios, derive the intrinsic value using Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) analysis, and calculate the expected rate of return from this investment. Since this is a long video, please feel free to use the time stamps in the video if you only wish to watch certain topics.

I review various key ratios such as Revenue, Net Income, Shares outstanding, Dividends, Payout Ratio, Free Cash Flows (FCF), Financial Leverage, Current Ratio, Debt to Equity Ratio, Return on Equity (ROE), Days Sales Outstanding (DSO), Days Inventory, Payable Period, Cash Conversion Cycle, Inventory Turnover, etc.

After taking into account 2020’s free cash flow of $8,154 million figure, a 5% growth rate of FCF (growth for the next 10 years), 10% discount rate, 2% long term growth rate (growth from 10 year mark to perpetuity), 1,859 million shares outstanding, and $27,971 million of long term debt, the DCF analysis yields us an intrinsic value of $52.74 per share. Using the current stock price of about $47.50 per share, and taking into the shares outstanding and future projects of free cash flows, we get the annual expected rate of return to be 8.8% if we hold this security through 2060.

Timestamp
0:00​ Introduction
0:33 Business Overview
4:57 Key Ratios Analysis
12:58​ Discounted Cash Flow Analysis / Intrinsic Value
14:53​ Expected Rate of Return Calculation
15:58​ Summary / Conclusion

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References:

Altria’s Website: here

Morningstar Key Ratios Link: here

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