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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Philip Morris International, Inc., PM

Philip Morris International, Inc., PM is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Cigarettes in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Philip Morris International, Inc., PM  has a market cap of 153595.53. Since its IPO date on the 3/17/2008, Philip Morris International, Inc., PM performance year to date is 14.98%. Today Philip Morris International, Inc., PM has gained 0.07%, with a current price of 99.1.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 71.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 97.50%. Return of assets are at 19.20%, with return on investment at 52.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Philip Morris International, Inc., PM is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of 24.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 64.60%, and operating margin of 38.70%. Philip Morris International, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Philip Morris International, Inc., PM has seen a EPS growth of -7.20%. A performance for the year of 20.69%. The 52-week high is -4.89%, and the 52-week low is 35.44%. The average volume for Philip Morris International, Inc., PM is 2070640.

With a target price of 105.46, can Philip Morris International, Inc., PM reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Philip Morris International, Inc., PM. Philip Morris International, Inc. has a P/E of 23.66 and a forward P/E of 20.18. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.86. Philip Morris International, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.9 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, Philip Morris International, Inc. has a value of 40.27, while it is 2517.96 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 99.1, Philip Morris International, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.12%. We see a return on equity of -49.80%.

Looking more long-term Philip Morris International, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.27%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.43% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -7.20% for this year and for the last five years a 2.40% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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