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Relatively Low Current Ratio Detected in Shares of Altria Group Inc in the Tobacco Industry (MO, RAI, PM, AOI, VGR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Tobacco industry with the lowest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

Altria Group Inc ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.6. Reynolds America is next with a a current ratio of 0.9. Philip Morris In ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.4.

Alliance One Int follows with a a current ratio of 2.1, and Vector Group Ltd rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 3.0.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Reynolds America on October 21st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $54.89. Since that recommendation, shares of Reynolds America have risen 19.1%. We continue to monitor Reynolds America for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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