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Is Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM) A Safe Bet For Investors?

Inc. had 57 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $164.14 bln. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DAN in report on Friday, October 23 with "Sector Perform" rating. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $130.0 target. On Wednesday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Not Rated". The rating was upgraded by Nomura on Monday, November 30 to "Neutral". BNP Paribas upgraded the shares of PM in report on Tuesday, March 8 to "Outperform" rating. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with "Outperform" on Thursday, August 24. Beaufort Securities maintained Anglo Pacific Group plc (LON:APF) on Thursday, May 26 with "Speculative Buy" rating.

Commerce Bank increased Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) stake by 2.24% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Jefferies Group restated a "hold" rating and issued a $101.00 price objective (up from $99.00) on shares of Philip Morris International in a research report on Saturday, October 22nd. The Independent Franchise Partners Llp holds 3.72M shares with $436.33 million value, down from 4.52 million last quarter.

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 0.28 million shares in the last trade. The company's stock had a trading volume of 7,938,929 shares.

Jefferies Group LLC reiterated their hold rating on shares of Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) in a research note released on Friday, October 20th. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since October 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has a 7.8 P/E ratio. The shares were sold at an average price of $116.00, for a total value of $1,624,000.00. About 970,077 shares traded. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has risen 22.41% since October 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q2. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 0.10% shares. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold PM shares while 558 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 421 raised stakes. 1,242 were reported by Blue Bell Private Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corp.

Commerce Bank decreased Vanguard Index Fds (VV) stake by 8,500 shares to 40,750 valued at $4.52 million in 2017Q2. Benin Mgmt accumulated 5,642 shares. Carlson Capital Ltd Partnership has 0.14% invested in II-VI, Inc. There has been an observed change of -7.27% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. Insider ownership during the latest quarter decreased by a net of 122979 shares, indicating that PM's key executives are feeling more bearish about the stock than they did three months ago. The correct version of this piece of content can be viewed at FMR LLC now owns 20,919,201 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,456,960,000 after purchasing an additional 2,330,864 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management Llc owns 713,959 shares or 0.03% of their United States portfolio. Van Hulzen Asset Management Limited Liability accumulated 0.1% or 2,196 shares. (NASDAQ:IIVI). Aperio Group Incorporated stated it has 0% of its portfolio in II-VI, Inc. 141.01 million shares or 1.35% more from 139.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Geode Capital Limited Liability stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Anglo Pacific Group plc (LON:APF). The average investment rating for PM on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 4.36 or a Moderate Buy. Therefore 83% are positive. Philip Morris International had 46 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, August 21 by Cowen & Co.

The best measure of a company is its profitability, for without it, it can not grow, and if it doesn't grow, then its stock will trend downward. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, September 12 by Goldman Sachs.

Hartford Financial Management Inc decreased its stake in Philip Morris International (PM) by 45.96% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:PM). Fidelity National Fincl Inc, Florida-based fund reported 224,600 shares. Philip Morris Intl Inc now has $163.09B valuation. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, June 17 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 20 by Citigroup. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. (NYSE:PM) gross margin percentage stands at 63.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 39.4 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 25.7 Percent. GW&K Investment Management LLC now owns 281,419 shares of the company's stock worth $28,626,000 after buying an additional 17,541 shares during the period.

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