Stock Price of Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Increases 1.5%

Philip Morris International Incs in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 15.2% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 3.56% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 15.24% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Philip Morris International Inc has a negative value of -6.75 compared to overall market performance. Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) has climbed 1.5% in the past week and advanced 13.53% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.68% and the outperformance has advanced to 11.5% for the last 4 weeks period.

Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.14 points or 0.14% at $102.63 with 3,412,676 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $102.32, the shares hit an intraday low of $101.785 and an intraday high of $102.84 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $159,215 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 1,551,349,900 shares. The 52-week high of Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) is $104.2 and the 52-week low is $86.78.

Philip Morris International Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 2, 2017. The company reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.11. The company had revenue of $6971.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6622.67 million. The companys revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.81 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Philip Morris International was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill on Jan 4, 2017 to Neutral, Price Target of the shares are set at $96.Philip Morris International was Upgraded by CLSA to Buy on Nov 14, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 23, 2016, Patrick Brunel (Sr. VP & Chief Info Officer) purchased 1,000 shares at 88.21 per share price.On Nov 21, 2016, Jun Makihara (director) purchased 2,000 shares at 89.22 per share price.On Apr 28, 2016, Marc S Firestone (Sr. VP & General Counsel) sold 18,000 shares at 97.06 per share price.

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.

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