Philip Morris International (PM) : Independent Franchise Partners Llp reduced its stake in Philip Morris International by 5.38% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 5,994,904 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $593,675,343 after selling 340,789 shares in Philip Morris International , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 3, 2016.Philip Morris International makes up approximately 6.15% of Independent Franchise Partners Llp’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Sg Americas Securities boosted its stake in PM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 65,202 additional shares and now holds a total of 315,535 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $31,247,431. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.24% of Sg Americas Securities’s portfolio.Sanders Morris Harris reduced its stake in PM by selling 351 shares or 6.4% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,130 shares of PM which is valued at $499,303. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.13% of Sanders Morris Harris’s portfolio.Capital Planning Advisors reduced its stake in PM by selling 390 shares or 0.81% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 48,050 shares of PM which is valued at $4,797,312. Philip Morris International makes up approx 2.57% of Capital Planning Advisors’s portfolio.Lodestar Investment Counselil reduced its stake in PM by selling 9,977 shares or 19.17% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 42,078 shares of PM which is valued at $4,334,034. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.60% of Lodestar Investment Counselil’s portfolio.Gw&k Investment Management boosted its stake in PM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 17,541 additional shares and now holds a total of 281,419 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $29,053,698. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.59% of Gw&k Investment Management’s portfolio.
Philip Morris International closed down -0.38 points or -0.38% at $98.55 with 38,88,163 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $98.78, the shares hit an intraday low of $98.24 and an intraday high of $99.519 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday 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. Philip Morris International was Upgraded by JP Morgan to ” Overweight” on Jun 17, 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.