British American Tobacco Stock – Altria Group Inc. stock underperforms Tuesday when compared to competitors
Shares of Altria Group Inc.
slid 1.41% to $49.61 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.21% to 4,188.13 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.24% to 34,312.46. Altria Group Inc. closed $2.98 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 0.65% to $97.52, British American Tobacco PLC ADR
fell 0.96% to $39.37, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR
remained unchanged. Trading volume (7.1 M) remained 3.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 10.1 M.