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) pushed the Tobacco industry higher today making it today's featured tobacco winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.6%. By the end of trading, Philip Morris International rose $1.28 (1.6%) to $80.78 on average volume. Throughout the day, 5,915,729 shares of Philip Morris International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,822,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $79.34-$81.14 after having opened the day at $79.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.50. Other companies within the Tobacco industry that increased today were:
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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 $126.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 8.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Philip Morris International a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Philip Morris International as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and deteriorating net income.
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