British American Tobacco Stock – Altria Group Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Altria Group Inc.
inched 0.48% higher to $50.14 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.47% to 4,239.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,466.24. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Altria Group Inc. closed $2.45 below its 52-week high ($52.59), which the company reached on March 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Philip Morris International Inc.
rose 0.83% to $97.55, British American Tobacco PLC ADR
rose 0.45% to $40.11, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR
rose 0.80% to $23.40. Trading volume (6.0 M) remained 2.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 8.7 M.