EPS Outlook Revision Scan: Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Henrietta Strickland
February 24, 2018

As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On Thursday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". The company has its outstanding shares of 1.55 Billion. The stock of Qualys, Inc. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, January 11 by Wells Fargo. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, February 29 by Nomura. The market capitalization of the company is $153.29 Billion.

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc decreased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) by 12.37% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pnc Financial Services Group Inc sold 40,342 shares as Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM)'s stock rose 10.69%. The institutional investor held 5.57 million shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $618.65 million, down from 6.36M at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Philip Morris International Inc. has a twelve month low of $96.66 and a twelve month high of $123.55. WFG Advisors LP now owns 12,753 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,498,000 after acquiring an additional 2,951 shares in the last quarter. About 4.07 million shares traded. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Philip Morris International by 2.7% during the second quarter.

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th.

Looking at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, 3 Analysts issued a Buy for MoSys, 6 gave Outperform, 8 analysts gave Hold Rating, 0 issued Underperform and 0 marked the stock as Sell. The stock increased 1.80% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $39.5. About 129,931 shares traded. (NYSE:THG) has declined 4.72% since February 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.48% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. The SI to MIRASOL RESOURCES LTD COMMON SHARES CAN's float is 0.19%.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding PM? Hartford Management Incorporated invested in 3,234 shares. Trustmark Bancshares Tru Department holds 0.33% or 25,654 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% in Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) or 17,861 shares. Lumbard & Kellner Ltd Liability Company holds 0.26% or 4,334 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Bankshares Ag owns 13,419 shares. Price T Rowe Md holds 0.01% of its portfolio in PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF). Dimensional Fund Advsr LP invested in 9.23 million shares or 0.11% of the stock. Contravisory Management reported 7 shares. Arvest Savings Bank Tru Division accumulated 2,575 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Bahl & Gaynor invested in 33,915 shares.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $31.15 million activity. The company has a market cap of $159.82 Billion. It has a 21.56 P/E ratio.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q2.

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Blue Edge Cap Lc reported 2,140 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Holdings Sa reported 112,032 shares. Argent Trust Com has 8,378 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Univest Of Pennsylvania accumulated 27,693 shares. Cortland Assocs Mo has 28,411 shares for 0.59% of their portfolio. Paypal Hldgs Inc was reduced too. (NYSE:PM) for 2.70M shares. First Mercantile Tru reported 7,700 shares. Philip Morris International presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $123.79. Finally, Bank of America reduced their target price on shares of Philip Morris International from $115.00 to $113.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 9th. (NYSE:PM) for 2,800 shares. (NYSE:PBF) for 1.13 million shares. 8,677 are owned by Wellington Shields Cap Management Limited. PBF Energy Inc had 62 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:PM). 3,097 are held by Balasa Dinverno Foltz Ltd Liability Company.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $13.44 million activity. On Wednesday, August 30 the insider Azinovic Drago sold $1.62M. (NYSE:PM) was sold by CAMILLERI LOUIS C on Tuesday, October 24. POSEY BRUCE K sold $1.89M worth of stock. Philip Morris International's revenue was up 19.0% compared to the same quarter past year. (NYSE:PM) during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. Pushing back over the last quarter, shares are 0.43%. Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 1.41, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects.

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