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) pushed the Tobacco industry lower today making it today's featured Tobacco laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.2%. By the end of trading, Philip Morris International fell $0.95 (-1.2%) to $78.14 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7,149,107 shares of Philip Morris International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,421,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $77.19-$78.95 after having opened the day at $78.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.09. Another company within the Tobacco industry that decreased today was
), down 5.5%.
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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 $127.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 9.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year.
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