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.

Several price targets were given for PM by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 140, implying a possible profit of 18.45 percent. The minimum price target given was 95, which equates to a potential downside of -19.62 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.36 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.36 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.92 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.82 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 7 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8.04 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. 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.