What Analysts Are Recommending for Philip Morris and Altria
Of the 17 analysts that follow Philip Morris, 58.8% are favoring a “buy,” and 41.2% are favoring a “hold.”
On March 1, 2018, Altria announced dividends of $0.70 per share to be paid on April 10, 2018, to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2018.
In 4Q17, Altria Group (MO) posted EPS of $2.60. However, removing one-time items, its adjusted EPS was $0.91.
Analysts are expecting Philip Morris International (PM) to post revenue of $31.9 billion in 2018, which represents a rise of 11%.
In 4Q17, Philip Morris (PM) posted net revenue of $8.3 billion, which represents growth of 19% from $7 billion in 4Q16.
In this series, we’ll analyze the 4Q17 performances of Philip Morris and Altria, including revenues, margins, and EPS.
In February 2018, the US consumer sentiment index stood at 99.7, higher than the 96.3 seen in February 2017.
US NFP (non-farm payroll) data shows the number of jobs lost and added each month in the country.
US initial jobless claims stood at 226,000 last week.
In this series so far, we’ve looked at February 2018 US vehicle sales for auto giants (IYK) Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), Honda (HMC), and Toyota (TM).