Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) went up by 0.89% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $95.60. The company’s stock price has collected 1.55% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 04/30/21 that Philip Morris Is the ‘Vanguard of a Revolution’
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 17.33 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PM is at 0.85. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 20 who provided ratings for Philip Morris International Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $103.32, which is $7.07 above the current price. PM currently public float of 1.55B and currently shorts hold a 0.55% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PM was 4.80M shares.
PM’s Market Performance
PM stocks went up by 1.55% for the week, with a monthly jump of 8.85% and a quarterly performance of 21.24%, while its annual performance rate touched 30.80%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.19% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.47% for Philip Morris International Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.87% for PM stocks with a simple moving average of 17.53% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PM
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PM stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for PM by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for PM in the upcoming period, according to JP Morgan is $105 based on the research report published on April 09th of the current year 2021.
Bernstein, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PM reach a price target of $92. The rating they have provided for PM stocks is “Mkt Perform” according to the report published on January 20th, 2021.
PM Trading at 7.20% 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 able to rebound, for now settling with 0.26% of gains for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.47%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.19%, as shares surge +8.18% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +12.17% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PM rose by +1.55%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +27.21% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $92.64. In addition, Philip Morris International Inc. saw 15.77% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PM starting from King Martin G., who sale 21,066 shares at the price of $94.51 back on Apr 27. After this action, King Martin G. now owns 150,188 shares of Philip Morris International Inc., valued at $1,990,979 using the latest closing price.
Kennedy Stacey, the Pres. South & Southeast Asia of Philip Morris International Inc., sale 10,570 shares at $94.28 during a trade that took place back on Apr 21, which means that Kennedy Stacey is holding 30,239 shares at $996,497 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +42.04 for the present operating margin
- +66.38 for the gross margin
The net margin for Philip Morris International Inc. stands at +28.00. The total capital return value is set at 55.06, while invested capital returns managed to touch 50.59. Equity return is now at value -71.60, with 21.20 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.43, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.21. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.68 and the total asset turnover is 0.65. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.10.