The tobacco industry closed the day up 0.8%. Philip Morris International Inc ( PM) was today's featured tobacco winner. Philip Morris International Inc rose 44 cents (0.7%) to $63.24 on light volume. Throughout the day, six million shares of Philip Morris International Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.3 million shares. Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in markets outside of the United States. Philip Morris International Inc has a market cap of $108.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, equal to the average tobacco industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. TheStreet Ratings rates Philip Morris International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated.
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