Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) went down by -0.94% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $90.17. The company’s stock price has collected 0.99% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 14 hours ago that Underscoring Critical Role of Science in a Smoke-Free Future, Philip Morris International Brings on Former Sanofi Exec as Chief Life Sciences Officer
Is It Worth Investing in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE :PM) Right Now?
Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 16.70 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PM is at 0.83. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for Philip Morris International Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $91.71, which is $9.19 above the current price. PM currently public float of 1.55B and currently shorts hold a 0.61% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PM was 5.29M shares.
PM’s Market Performance
PM stocks went up by 0.99% for the week, with a monthly drop of -2.72% and a quarterly performance of 4.35%, while its annual performance rate touched -5.89%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.58% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.73% for Philip Morris International Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.32% for PM stocks with a simple moving average of 8.22% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PM
UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PM reach a price target of $80, previously predicting the price at $90. The rating they have provided for PM stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on November 23rd, 2020.
PM Trading at 4.37% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -8.72% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.73%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.58%, as shares sank -3.13% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +17.52% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PM rose by +0.99%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +15.67% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $83.28. In addition, Philip Morris International Inc. saw -0.58% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PM starting from Masseroli Mario, who sale 1,500 shares at the price of $80.10 back on Aug 31. After this action, Masseroli Mario now owns 11,842 shares of Philip Morris International Inc., valued at $120,152 using the latest closing price.
CAMILLERI LOUIS C, the Director of Philip Morris International Inc., sale 37,500 shares at $77.50 during a trade that took place back on Aug 21, which means that CAMILLERI LOUIS C is holding 336,608 shares at $2,906,153 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +39.91 for the present operating margin
- +64.48 for the gross margin
The net margin for Philip Morris International Inc. stands at +24.07. The total capital return value is set at 55.00, while invested capital returns managed to touch 47.53. Equity return is now at value -63.20, with 19.40 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.35, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.20. The receivables turnover for the company is 8.18 and the total asset turnover is 0.72. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.09.