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Morning Momentum: Philip Morris International Inc., (PM)

Friday February 24th 2017: 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., PMĀ  has a market cap of 189.1 B. Since its IPO date on the 3/17/2008, Philip Morris International Inc., PM performance year to date is 33.17%. Today Philip Morris International Inc., PM has gained 1.10%, with a current price of 121.84.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 73.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 91.20%. Return of assets are at 19.50%, with return on investment at 49.10%.

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 26.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 64.50%, and operating margin of 40.30%. Philip Morris International Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Philip Morris International Inc., PM has seen a EPS growth of 1.30%. A performance for the year of 21.66%. The 52-week high is -0.86%, and the 52-week low is 40.40%. The average volume for Philip Morris International Inc., PM is 7117948.

With a target price of 121.71, 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 26.97 and a forward P/E of 22.33. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.46. Philip Morris International Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 7.09 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, Philip Morris International Inc. has a value of 37.25, while it is 233.74 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 121.84, Philip Morris International Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.41%. We see a return on equity of -56.30%.

Looking more long-term Philip Morris International Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.98%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.46% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 1.30% for this year and for the last five years a -1.60% growth has been seen.

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