Altria Group, Inc. (MO - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise more than 6% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend of the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $58.42 to $60.99 in the past one-month time frame.
The company has not seen any estimate revisions over the past month, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter also remained unchanged. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.
Altria currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is negative.
A better-ranked stock in the Tobacco industry is Turning Point Brands, Inc. (TPB - Free Report) , which currently sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.
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