Philip Morris International (PM) was Initiated by Citigroup to “Neutral”. Citigroup advised their investors in a research report released on Sep 13, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Philip Morris International. Philip Morris International was Upgraded by Goldman to ” Buy” on Sep 12, 2016. Philip Morris International was Upgraded by JP Morgan to ” Overweight” on Jun 17, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Philip Morris International reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04 based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.19. The company had revenue of $6649.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6772.05 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.21 EPS.
Philip Morris International opened for trading at $98.02 and hit $100.99 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $100.64, with a gain of 3.18% or 3.1 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,335,926 shares. Company has a market cap of $156,126 M.
In a different news, on Apr 28, 2016, Marc S Firestone (Sr. VP & General Counsel) sold 18,000 shares at $97.06 per share price. According to the SEC, on Feb 19, 2016, Andre Calantzopoulos (Chief Executive Officer) sold 30,000 shares at $91.11 per share price.
Philip Morris International Inc. is a holding company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes other tobacco products and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside of the United States. The Company’s products are sold in more than 180 markets which include a range of international and local premium mid-price and low-price brands. Its premium price brands include Marlboro Merit Parliament and Virginia Slims; mid-price brands are L&M and Chesterfield and international brands include Bond Street Lark Muratti Next Philip Morris and Red & White. Its local cigarette brands consist of Sampoerna Dji Sam Soe and U Mild in Indonesia; Fortune Champion and Hope in the Philippines; Diana in Italy; Optima and Apollo-Soyuz in Russia; Morven Gold in Pakistan; Boston in Colombia; Belmont Canadian Classics and Number 7 in Canada; Best and Classic in Serbia; f6 in Germany; Delicados in Mexico; Assos in Greece and Petra in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.