British American Tobacco Stock – Altria Group Inc. stock underperforms Tuesday when compared to competitors
Shares of Altria Group Inc.
shed 1.08% to $47.85 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Altria Group Inc. closed $4.74 short of its 52-week high ($52.59), which the company achieved on March 26th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Philip Morris International Inc.
fell 0.98% to $94.91, British American Tobacco PLC ADR
fell 0.05% to $37.83, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR
rose 0.71% to $21.39. Trading volume (9.6 M) remained 1.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.3 M.