Big Money’s Pro-Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) Sentiment In Q4 2017, now at 1.11

May 16, 2018 - By Jack Shaw

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Philip Morris International Inc’s Sentiment

In 2017 Q4 Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) big money sentiment increased to 1.11, filings reveal. That’s up 0.14, from 2017Q3’s 0.97. 602 institutional investors increased or opened new holdings, while 541 sold and reduced their equity positions in Philip Morris International Inc so the sentiment increased. Funds own 1.09 billion shares, down from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Philip Morris International Inc in top 10 changed to 47 from 58 for a decrease of 11. In total 74 funds closed positions, 467 reduced and 493 increased. Also 109 funds bought new Philip Morris International Inc stakes.

Significant Philip Morris International Inc Investors

As of 2017 Q4 Cedar Rock Capital Ltd has 27.09% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. Philip Morris International Inc’s shareholder Emerging Sovereign Group Llc owns 401,740 shares as of 2017 Q4. Troy Asset Management Ltd reported 2.20 million shares. Caledonia Investments Plc revealed 327,000 shares position in Philip Morris International Inc. The Texas-based fund Fayez Sarofim & Co looks positive on Philip Morris International Inc, possessing 15.26 million shares.

Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes and sells cigarettes, other tobacco products, and other nicotine-containing products.The company has $125.74 billion market cap. The Company’s portfolio of brands comprises Marlboro, Merit, Parliament, Virginia S., L&M, Philip Morris, Bond Street, Chesterfield, Lark, Muratti, Next, and Red & White.The P/E ratio is 20.85. The firm also owns various cigarette brands, such as Dji Sam Soe, Sampoerna, and U Mild in Indonesia; Champion, Fortune, and Jackpot in the Philippines; Apollo-Soyuz and Optima in Russia; Morven Gold in Pakistan; Boston in Colombia; Belmont, Canadian Classics, and Number 7 in Canada; f6 in Germany; Delicados in Mexico; Assos in Greece; and Petra in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The stock increased 1.20% or $0.96 during the last trading session, touching $80.89.Philip Morris International Inc. has volume of 4.49M shares. Since May 16, 2017 PM has declined 13.93% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 25.48%.

On July, 19 Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)’s earnings release is anticipated by WallStreet, Zacks reports. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $1.26. That’s up 10.53 % from last year’s $1.14 earnings per share. If earnings per share of $1.26 is revealed the profit of PM could be $1.96 billion giving it 16.05 P/E. Wall Street predicts 26.00 % EPS growth as of July, 19.

Mitsubishi Ufj Banking reported 3.33 million shs or 0.61% of all its holdings. Legacy Private Co stated it has 8,905 shs. Geode Cap Management Limited Liability Company holds 16.01 million shs. Veritas Invest Mngmt (Uk) Ltd holds 0.38% of its capital in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 9,775 shs. Hayek Kallen Mgmt has 39,496 shs for 2.74% of their capital. Ajo L P invested 0.36% of its capital in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Eagle Advisors Limited Liability has invested 0.19% of its capital in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Timber Creek Ltd Liability Corp reported 651 shs. Farmers Trust holds 0.54% or 17,297 shs. Argyle Capital Mgmt, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2,800 shs. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D accumulated 1.97 million shs or 0.79% of the stock. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Va accumulated 0.16% or 5,749 shs. Acg Wealth reported 22,713 shs. Investec Asset holds 2.19M shs. Hartford Mngmt Co invested in 332,990 shs.

Philip Morris International Inc. registered $13.98 million net activity with 2 buys and 3 sales since February 21, 2018. Whitson Jerry had bought 3,000 shs worth $248,282. Another trade for 13,650 shs valued at $1.43 million was sold by FIRESTONE MARC S. Another trade for 6,000 shs valued at $489,360 was made by Zielinski Miroslaw on Friday, April 27. On Wednesday, February 21 CALANTZOPOULOS ANDRE sold $5.08 million worth of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) or 49,000 shs.

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) Ratings Coverage

In total 9 analysts cover Philip Morris (NYSE:PM). “Buy” rating has 8, “Sell” are 1, while 0 are “Hold”. (NYSE:PM) has 89% bullish analysts. 15 are the (NYSE:PM)’s ratings reports on 16 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, April 20 the stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America. On Thursday, January 11 Piper Jaffray maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) rating. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $137.0 target. On Thursday, February 8 the company was maintained by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, April 19 Cowen & Co maintained the shares of PM in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, April 20 the firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given. On Wednesday, January 10 Stifel Nicolaus maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) with “Buy” rating. On Friday, February 9 Cowen & Co maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) rating. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $120.0 target. The company rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Wednesday, February 28. The stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy” on Friday, January 19. On Tuesday, April 24 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Deutsche Bank.

For more Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news released recently go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “Don’t Chase Philip Morris International Inc. After Plunge” released on April 30, 2018, “A Look At The Fair Value Of Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM)” on April 19, 2018, “The Fall Of 2 Dividend Champions” with a publish date: May 15, 2018, “Philip Morris: No Dividend Cut Coming” and the last “Philip Morris adjusts full-year guidance” with publication date: May 09, 2018.

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