) pushed the Tobacco industry lower today making it today's featured Tobacco laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.9%. By the end of trading, Philip Morris International fell $1.16 (-1.3%) to $86.62 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 10,596,741 shares of Philip Morris International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,137,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $86.56-$88.32 after having opened the day at $87.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.78. Another company within the Tobacco industry that decreased today was
), down 2.1%.
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Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products. Philip Morris International has a market cap of $143.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Philip Morris International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Philip Morris International
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow.
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