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Analysts show optimistic trends for Philip Morris International

Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM) will report its next earnings on 20-Apr-17.
Analysts show optimistic trends for Philip Morris International

The company Philip Morris International, Inc. reported the earnings of $1.1/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.12/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -1.8%, according to News Oracle.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Philip Morris International, Inc. and for the current quarter 10 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.07/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $1.03/share and a High Estimate of $1.12/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 6 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Philip Morris International, Inc. as 6.43 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Philip Morris International, Inc. is 6.13 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 6.62 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 6.08 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for PM to be 9.2%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 4.3%. For the next 5 years, Philip Morris International, Inc. is expecting Growth of 9.7% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -3.99% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Philip Morris International, Inc., where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 6 analysts have given a Buy signal, 9 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 16 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Philip Morris International, Inc. might touch $119 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $104.06 and $90 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Philip Morris International, Inc. got Downgrade on 4-Jan-17 where investment firm BofA/Merrill Downgrade the stock from Buy to Neutral.

Philip Morris International, Inc. closed its last trading session at $102.93 with the gain of 0.06%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 159.99 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $104.2 and 52-week low of $86.78. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 4.35% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 9.83% and 7.77% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Jul 15, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 1, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.04 and Average Volume (3 months) is 4.68 million. Philip Morris International, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 22.99 and Forward P/E ratio of 19.59.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 19.6%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -55.4%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 49.1%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Philip Morris International, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 0.21%, where Monthly Performance is 10.16%, Quarterly performance is 19.06%, 6 Months performance is 4.95% and yearly performance percentage is 17.22%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 12.57%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.01% and Monthly Volatility of 1.18%.