British American Tobacco Stock – Altria Group Inc. stock underperforms Wednesday when compared to competitors
Shares of Altria Group Inc.
slipped 1.11% to $47.37 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.54% to 4,223.70 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.77% to 34,033.67. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of losses. Altria Group Inc. closed $5.22 below its 52-week high ($52.59), which the company achieved on March 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Philip Morris International Inc.
fell 0.54% to $99.92, British American Tobacco PLC ADR
fell 0.65% to $40.01, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR
fell 1.43% to $22.76. Trading volume (8.2 M) remained 702,334 below its 50-day average volume of 8.9 M.