Today Philip Morris International Incorporated (NYSE:PM) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

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HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 514,313 shares of the company's stock worth $58,076,000 after purchasing an additional 7,050 shares in the last quarter. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $130.00 price target on Philip Morris International and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. The company's average Piotroski F-Score: 4 during the last 7 years. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since December 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

Vontobel Asset Management Inc decreased Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) stake by 2.47% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Agree Realty Corp now has $1.45 billion valuation.

The stock increased 5.10% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $9.68. About 368,789 shares traded. (NYSE:WWW) has risen 48.14% since December 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Philip Morris International from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. (NYSE:PM) might see strength given an ABR of 2 or Buy rating. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio accumulated 0.71% or 1.10M shares.

For the next four quarters, analysts expect Philip Morris and Altria to post EPS growth of 16.5% and 11.1%, respectively, which could have been baked into these respective company's current stock prices.

On the same day, Philip Morris (PM) was trading at a forward PE multiple of 19.6x compared to 21.2x before the announcement of its 3Q17 earnings. Therefore 63% are positive. Guidant Wealth Advisors grew its stake in Philip Morris International by 25.5% during the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:PM) on Friday, September 22 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, October 20 with "Hold". SBG Securities upgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, July 20 report. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, August 31 by Jefferies. As per Monday, November 30, the company rating was upgraded by Nomura. (NYSE:PM) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Citigroup. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. Wells Fargo maintained it with "Buy" rating and $140.0 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for PM producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 0.79% and for the month booked as 0.97%. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q1.

Buckingham Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) by 99.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Schaper Benz & Wise Counsel Wi has 0.09% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Corda Invest Mngmt Limited Company reported 51,009 shares. Hartford Finance Mgmt Inc invested in 3,234 shares or 0.17% of the stock. 55,694 are held by Lvm Capital Ltd Mi.

Philip Morris International Inc is a holding company. Moreover, Palisade Asset Management Lc has 0.05% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. Waters Parkerson And Ltd Com holds 2.93% or 269,800 shares in its portfolio. Buckingham Capital Management Incorporated owns 7,228 shares. Boltwood Cap owns 2,111 shares or 0.17% of their United States portfolio. Ancora Advsrs Limited stated it has 15,452 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Arrow Financial Corp stated it has 0.26% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.62 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.10, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 19 investors sold WB shares while 39 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 405 raised stakes. For PM, the company now has 7.67 billion of cash on the books, which is offset by 5.91 billion in current liabilities. Carl Domino Inc accumulated 12,610 shares or 1.59% of the stock. Eagle Asset Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.04% in Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE:ADC). Becker Cap invested in 14,495 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its portfolio in Wolverine World Wide, Inc. About 2.87M shares traded. Sei Investments Com holds 0.27% or 572,725 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:PM). Citizens And Northern Corp owns 4,608 shares. Gam Holding Ag holds 0.3% or 174,959 shares. Carroll Associates accumulated 5,790 shares. Evercore Trust Communications Na, a New York-based fund reported 766,929 shares. 981,915 are owned by Aqr Mgmt Lc.

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 9 Buys and 0 Sell among 18 analysts. Therefore 26% are positive. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 4 by Citigroup. The company has market cap of $195.55 million. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 21 by Cowen & Co. Deutsche Bank maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Friday, October 23. M Partners maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $82 target in Thursday, August 20 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Buckingham Research given on Wednesday, January 18. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co.

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