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Altria Group (MO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 12, 2014

Altria Group ( MO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.35, the dividend yield is 4.53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MO was $42.35, representing a -0.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.39 and a 27.87% increase over the 52 week low of $33.12.

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 $2.16. Zacks Investment Research reports MO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.86%, compared to an industry average of -1.7%.

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:

  • First Trust Low Beta Income ETF ( FTLB )
  • First Trust High Income ETF ( FTHI )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VDC with an increase of 7.2% over the last 100 days. FTLB has the highest percent weighting of MO at 4.83%.

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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