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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 140, implying a possible profit of 18.45 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 95, implying a possible loss of -19.62 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.36 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.36 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.92 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 7 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PM to grow at a rate of 8.04 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of PM is 3.26.

In the last 52-weeks, PM has achieved a high of 123.55 and a low of 86.78. Currently the stock is 36.19 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 4.34 percent. PM has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.