Analyst Ratings for Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. PM had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

10 analysts declared PM a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PM. The highest price target was 140, which equates to a potential upside of 18.45 percent. The lowest price target was 95, which equates to a potential downside of -19.62 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.36 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0.36 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.92 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.82 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 7 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

PM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8.04 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of PM is 3.26.

PM has traded between a high of 123.55 and a low of 86.78 over the past year. Today's price is 36.19 percent above the 52-week low, and 4.34 percent below the high. PM has a P/E ratio of 26.21. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PM value stock report compares PM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PM is $182.73 billion. PM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.