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Altria Group (MO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2018

Altria Group ( MO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 24, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 10, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 21.21% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $50.44, the dividend yield is 6.34%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MO was $50.44, representing a -30.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.95 and a 2.33% increase over the 52 week low of $49.29.

MO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). MO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.62. Zacks Investment Research reports MO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.05%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have MO as a top-10 holding:

  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF ( JHMS )
  • iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF ( IYK )
  • iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF ( KXI )
  • iShares Trust ( QUAL )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Quality ETF ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMS with an decrease of -4.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MO at 5.21%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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