Trending Stocks in Review: Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM)


Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM) added 0.4% and closed its last session at $90.6. The stock has the market capitalization of $140.55 Billion with the total outstanding shares of 1.55 Billion. Philip Morris International, Inc.. has Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 1.38 between the scale of 1 to 5 (1 represents Strong Buy and 5 means Sell). The stock currently has P/E of 21.66 for trailing twelve months while its Forward P/E is 18.72.

Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM) touched its 52-Week High of $104.2 on Jul 15, 2016 while it’s 52-Week Low of $84.46 on Jan 20, 2016. The company currently has Return on Assets of 18.7 percent, Return on Equity of -51.2% and Return on Investment of 52.1 percent. The stock currently showing Weekly Volatility of 1.01%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.45% Percent with Average True Range of 1.34 and Beta of 0.89.

The 17 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Philip Morris have a median target of 102.00, with a high estimate of 115.00 and a low estimate of 90.00. The median estimate represents a +12.58% increase from the last price of 90.60.

Press Release:

The Company Chief Financial Officer, Jacek Olczak, addresses investors on 31 October at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference in New York.

The presentation and Q&A session are being webcast live at in a listen-only mode, beginning at approximately 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time. The audio webcast may also be accessed on iOS or Android devices by downloading PMI’s free Investor Relations Mobile Application at An archived copy of the webcast, together with slides, will be available on the same site. Highlights of the presentation include:

PMI revises, for currency only, its 2016 full-year reported diluted earnings per share forecast to be in a range of $4.46 to $4.51 versus $4.42 in 2015. Excluding an unfavorable currency impact, at prevailing exchange rates, of approximately $0.42 for the full-year 2016, the diluted earnings per share range represents a projected increase of approximately 10.5% to 11.5% versus adjusted diluted earnings per share of $4.42 in 2015.

This forecast does not include any share repurchases in 2016.

The adjusted diluted EPS of $4.42 in 2015 is calculated as reported diluted EPS of $4.42, plus a $0.03 per share charge related to asset impairment and exit costs, less a $0.03 per share benefit related to discrete tax items.

This forecast excludes the impact of any future acquisitions, unanticipated asset impairment and exit cost charges, future changes in currency exchange rates, and any unusual events.

Company Profile:

Philip Morris International is the leading international tobacco company, with products sold in over 160 countries. They own 7 of the top 15 brands in the world and have a strong mix of international and local products that seek to appeal to a wide array of adult smokers.