Philip Morris International (PM) : Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc scooped up 669 additional shares in Philip Morris International during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 27,395 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $2,625,263.Philip Morris International makes up approximately 2.47% of Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Charter Trust Co reduced its stake in PM by selling 50 shares or 0.46% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 10,727 shares of PM which is valued at $1,027,968. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.12% of Charter Trust Co’s portfolio.Toth Financial Advisory Corp boosted its stake in PM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 125 additional shares and now holds a total of 8,236 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $792,303. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.24% of Toth Financial Advisory Corp’s portfolio.North Star Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in PM by selling 3,900 shares or 4.83% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 76,863 shares of PM which is valued at $7,354,252. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.83% of North Star Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Harbour Capital Advisors reduced its stake in PM by selling 360 shares or 4.51% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,626 shares of PM which is valued at $729,656. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.39% of Harbour Capital Advisors’s portfolio.
Philip Morris International closed down -0.37 points or -0.38% at $95.83 with 31,56,276 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $96.33, the shares hit an intraday low of $95.82 and an intraday high of $96.74 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Philip Morris International reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04 based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.19. The company had revenue of $6649.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6772.05 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.21 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Philip Morris International. Jefferies Initiated Philip Morris International on Sep 21, 2016 to “Hold”, Price Target of the shares are set at $96.Philip Morris International was Initiated by Citigroup to “Neutral” on Sep 13, 2016. Philip Morris International was Upgraded by Goldman to ” Buy” on Sep 12, 2016.
Philip Morris International Inc. is a holding company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes other tobacco products and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside of the United States. The Company’s products are sold in more than 180 markets which include a range of international and local premium mid-price and low-price brands. Its premium price brands include Marlboro Merit Parliament and Virginia Slims; mid-price brands are L&M and Chesterfield and international brands include Bond Street Lark Muratti Next Philip Morris and Red & White. Its local cigarette brands consist of Sampoerna Dji Sam Soe and U Mild in Indonesia; Fortune Champion and Hope in the Philippines; Diana in Italy; Optima and Apollo-Soyuz in Russia; Morven Gold in Pakistan; Boston in Colombia; Belmont Canadian Classics and Number 7 in Canada; Best and Classic in Serbia; f6 in Germany; Delicados in Mexico; Assos in Greece and Petra in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.