Investors Buy Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) on Weakness

Marco Green
August 13, 2017

The company has market cap of $9.20 billion. Toth Fincl Advisory accumulated 8,076 shares or 0.21% of the stock.

About 111,275 shares traded. Eaton Vance Mngmt holds 0.28% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. The company had a trading volume of 1,766,352 shares. Swiss National Bank now owns 5,726,731 shares of the company's stock worth $646,548,000 after buying an additional 1,189,800 shares during the period.

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Investors sentiment is 1.03 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 42 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 118 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 306.97 million shares or 0.42% more from 305.68 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. (NYSE:PM). Gotham Asset Management Llc reported 458,877 shares or 0.54% of all its holdings.

Ssi Investment Management Inc cut its investment by shedding 40 shares a decrease of 1.4%. Sigma Planning owns 30,168 shares. Drexel Morgan has 12,252 shares. Stifel accumulated 1.17M shares. Frontier Cap Mngmt Com Limited Com holds 2.78M shares. Natl Bank Of Nova Scotia reported 0.02% stake. Valley Natl Advisers Incorporated holds 0.32% or 6,755 shares. Independent holds 13,200 shares or 0.56% of its portfolio. Ariel Ltd owns 876,515 shares. Sigma Planning Corporation owns 36,581 shares or 0.42% of their U.S. portfolio. Life Tru Company has invested 0.67% of its portfolio in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET). Bartlett & Com Limited Liability holds 503,910 shares or 2.48% of its portfolio.

Since February 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $11.54 million activity. $1.75M worth of stock was sold by FIRESTONE MARC S on Wednesday, February 15.

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Among 17 analysts covering Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the company. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 10 by Credit Suisse. (NYSE:PM) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by Sidoti on Wednesday, May 4 to "Neutral". The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas on Tuesday, March 8 to "Outperform". The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with "Hold" on Thursday, February 9. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, May 11 with "Market Perform".

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2016 Q4. It is without change, as 90 investors sold PM shares while 466 reduced holdings. only 97 funds opened positions while 478 raised stakes. Cap Limited Ca reported 206,500 shares. Finally, JJJ Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Philip Morris International by 0.9% in the first quarter. (NYSE:PM) for 12,970 shares. (NYSE:PM) shares were sold by CAMILLERI LOUIS C. 11,004 are held by Front Barnett Associate Ltd Limited Liability Company. Verition Fund Management Llc, Connecticut-based fund reported 10,161 shares. Cadinha & Ltd Company invested in 0.09% or 5,461 shares. Veritable Lp invested in 10,538 shares or 0.03% of the stock. On average, equities analysts expect that Philip Morris International Inc will post $4.83 earnings per share for the current year. (NYSE:PM). Ftb Advisors holds 0.26% or 21,041 shares in its portfolio. Sva Plumb Wealth Ltd Company holds 29,506 shares. SBG Securities upgraded Philip Morris International from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday. (NYSE:PM) for 14,171 shares. Acropolis Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Philip Morris International by 0.5% in the second quarter. Therefore 53% are positive. Cumberland stated it has 0.48% in Philip Morris International Inc. Bank of America downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, January 4 report. The rating was upgraded by Nomura to "Neutral" on Monday, November 30. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $122.00. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Neutral" on Wednesday, April 20. 35,000 Philip Morris International Inc. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to "Buy" on Monday, August 24. South State Corporation has 0.19% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) rating on Tuesday, April 19. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, June 17.

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