Philip Morris posts 12.1% fall in shipments in Ukraine in 2017


The hedge fund run by Matthew Mark held 4.45M shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $69.47M, up from 4.10M at the end of the previous reported quarter. White Lighthouse Investment Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Philip Morris International in the 4th quarter worth $579,000. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $46.35. It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. Vaughan David Investments Inc sold 16,909 shares as Philip Morris Intl (PM)'s stock rose 10.69%.

Loomis Sayles & Company LP increased Deere & Co (NYSE:DE) stake by 166,347 shares to 6.39 million valued at $802.50M in 2017Q3. Richard C Young & Company who had been investing in Philip Morris Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $156.42B market cap company. On the stock's most recent trading day, the company's shares ended the regular session at $100.33, which is 18.79% lower than its 52-week high. GAAP net income took a hit due to one-time issues, but after making appropriate allowances for those items, adjusted earnings of $1.31 per share jumped 19% from year-ago figures, even though it fell short of the consensus forecast for $1.35 per share. Philip Morris International Inc now has $153.55 billion valuation. (NYSE:PM), Stochastic %D value stayed at 16.02% for the last 9 days. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, January 30. Therefore 25% are positive. (NYSE:PM). Wellington Shields Cap Mngmt Limited Company has 0.13% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. As per Monday, November 30, the company rating was upgraded by Nomura. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, September 26 by HSBC.

When investing geniuses David and Tom Gardner have a stock tip, it can pay to listen. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 12 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has "Buy" rating by Janney Capital on Tuesday, December 20. (NYSE:PM) rating on Tuesday, June 20. (NYSE:PM) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, October 13. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, July 22. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, July 6.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.05, from 1 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 61 investors sold MET shares while 336 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 183 raised stakes. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 4,013,000 shares of the company's stock valued at $453,068,000 after acquiring an additional 380,659 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:EL). Da Davidson And has 0% invested in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:PM). Breton Hill Capital reported 2.29% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. Cincinnati Insurance stated it has 242,435 shares. Amer Century invested in 42,380 shares. Contravisory Mngmt Inc reported 7 shares. The share of the Bond Street brand fell by 1.6 p.p., to 8.4%, Marlboro - by 0.1 p.p., to 3% and the share of other brand - by 3.6 p.p., to 9.6%. Korea Investment invested 0.21% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. It improved, as 55 investors sold PM shares while 524 reduced holdings. Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.2% invested in MetLife, Inc. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland) Sa holds 0.2% or 9,131 shares. Credit Agricole S A stated it has 0.15% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Patten And Patten Tn invested in 0.16% or 13,964 shares. Delphi Management Ma invested 1.22% of its portfolio in Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE:RE). Atlantic Tru Group Inc has 0% invested in Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE:RE) for 1,000 shares. Legal And General Public Limited reported 0.1% stake. 1St Source Bank & Trust reported 7,407 shares. Therefore 33% are positive. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Neutral" on Friday, October 20. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. (NYSE:PM) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, April 19. UBS maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, November 9 report. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $121 target. Jefferies Group dropped their price objective on shares of Philip Morris International from $120.00 to $116.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. (NYSE:PM) shares were sold by CAMILLERI LOUIS C.

Shipment of cigarettes in October-December 2017 grew by 0.8%, to 4.83 billion. Its up 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. Loomis Sayles LP holds 588 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Philip Morris International Inc. has a 52-week low of $96.66 and a 52-week high of $123.55. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 91,346 shares. (NYSE:NHI) for 27,900 shares. Germany-based Flossbach Von Storch Ag has invested 4.04% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Meiji Yasuda Life Ins accumulated 0.63% or 38,829 shares. Michigan-based Comerica Fincl Bank has invested 0.52% in AT&T Inc.

The recent progress in the stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Spectrum Management Grp has 13,807 shares for 0.5% of their portfolio.

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Old West Investment Management Llc, which manages about $207.40M and $190.43M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 63,331 shares to 199,223 shares, valued at $10.63M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

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