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Philip Morris International Inc. [PM] took an upward turn with a change of 0.49%, trading at the price of $77.59 during the trading session on Thursday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 3.5 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while Philip Morris International Inc. shares have an average trading volume of 4.67M shares for that time period. PM monthly volatility recorded 2.13%, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at 1.72%. PS value for PM stocks is 4.09 with PB recorded at .

Philip Morris International Inc. [NYSE:PM]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders frequently keep their eyes on what Wall Street experts as it relates to a potential investment. For Philip Morris International Inc. [PM], the most recent analyst consensus recommendation available since its latest financial results for the quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give PM an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 64.67 to 92.74. This is compared to its latest closing price of $77.21.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Philip Morris International Inc. [PM] is sitting at 2.11. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.25.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Philip Morris International Inc. [PM] generated $6.75 billion in sales. That’s 0.23% higher than the average estimate of $6.74 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on Thu 18 Jul (In 34 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Philip Morris International Inc. [PM]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Philip Morris International Inc. [PM] sitting at +38.42 and its Gross Margin at +63.39, this company’s Net Margin is now 26.10%. These measurements indicate that Philip Morris International Inc. [PM] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 50.41, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 46.40%. Its Return on Assets is 19.08.

Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 164.55, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 79.79.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 11.87 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.57. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.99, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.24.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Philip Morris International Inc. [PM] earns $382,519 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.11 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.72. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.62 and its Current Ratio is 1.13. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Philip Morris International Inc. [PM] has 1.56B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $120.65B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 64.67 to 92.74. At its current price, it has moved down by -16.34% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 19.98% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.01, which indicates that it is 1.72% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 36.06. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Philip Morris International Inc. [PM] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. [PM], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.