Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) went down by -0.61% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $106.51. The company’s stock price has collected -3.87% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/08/21 that Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Presents at the 2021 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference; Reaffirms 2021 Full-Year Reported Diluted EPS Forecast Range of $5.76 to $5.86
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 17.97 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PM is at 0.86. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 18 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 $109.69, which is $7.55 above the current price. PM currently public float of 1.56B and currently shorts hold a 0.51% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PM was 4.13M shares.
PM’s Market Performance
PM stocks went down by -3.87% for the week, with a monthly jump of 0.36% and a quarterly performance of 1.49%, while its annual performance rate touched 24.43%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.92% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.40% for Philip Morris International Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.75% for PM stocks with a simple moving average of 10.83% 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 1.42% 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 -4.27% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.40%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.92%, as shares sank -0.42% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.66% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PM fell by -3.87%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +32.61% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $102.71. In addition, Philip Morris International Inc. saw 23.15% 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 21,725 shares at the price of $100.18 back on Jul 27. After this action, King Martin G. now owns 128,463 shares of Philip Morris International Inc., valued at $2,176,482 using the latest closing price.
Azinovic Drago, the Pres. Mid East, Africa, DF of Philip Morris International Inc., sale 15,000 shares at $98.04 during a trade that took place back on May 25, which means that Azinovic Drago is holding 120,396 shares at $1,470,600 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 -74.80, with 21.50 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.