Adjusted operating companies income margin, excluding favorable currency, increased by 1.8 points to 52.9%, as detailed in Schedule 11.The total cigarette market in the EU of 130.5 billion units decreased by 5.4%, representing a more modest rate of decline compared to the 10.6% and 8.0% decrease in the first and second quarters of 2013, respectively. On a September year-to-date basis, the total cigarette market in the EU decreased by 7.9%. The decrease in the third quarter was due primarily to the impact of tax-driven price increases, the unfavorable economic and employment environment and the prevalence of non-duty paid products. The total OTP market in the EU of 42.3 billion cigarette equivalent units increased by 0.7%, reflecting a larger total fine cut market, up by 0.3% to 37.0 billion cigarette equivalent units.
Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2013 Third-Quarter Results; Revises 2013 Full-Year Reported Diluted EPS Forecast To A Range Of $5.35 To $5.40
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