|Bid||48.74 x 1300|
|Ask||48.72 x 800|
|Day's range||48.57 - 49.00|
|52-week range||35.83 - 52.59|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.69|
|PE ratio (TTM)||20.89|
|Forward dividend & yield||3.60 (7.70%)|
|Ex-dividend date||14 Sept 2021|
|1y target est||N/A|
Altria (MO) strives to expand IQOS and on! amid consumers' rising preference on low-risk tobacco alternatives. Moreover, strong pricing for tobacco products is driving revenues.
Most of the index's highest-yielding stocks come with a big asterisk, but they're still worth a look.
A portfolio of dividend-paying stocks provides the ballast for a rock-solid future and allows for a small portion of your money to be applied toward growth stocks or even riskier investments. Unilever (NYSE: UL), Altria Group (NYSE: MO), and Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) are among the bluest of the blue chips when it comes to sharing the wealth with investors. For example, Unilever pays $2.02 per share annually, meaning you would need to buy 495 shares, which at over $52 a stub would cost you almost $26,000 for that one stock.