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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Caribbean leaders meet with Haiti's prime minister. Foreign force deployment is on the agenda
What recession? Professional forecasters raise expectations for US economy in 2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Stock market today: Asian shares mostly decline, while Tokyo again touches a record high
AT&T will give $5 to customers hit by cellphone network outage
S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
How this AP photographer captured a unique splash at the swimming worlds with an underwater camera
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Delays in promised Western military aid to Ukraine are costing lives, the defense minister says
MILAN FASHION PHOTOS: Feben, Rave Review promote looks for women of all shapes, ages and sizes
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Caribbean leaders meet with Haiti's prime minister. Foreign force deployment is on the agenda
What recession? Professional forecasters raise expectations for US economy in 2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Stock market today: Asian shares mostly decline, while Tokyo again touches a record high
AT&T will give $5 to customers hit by cellphone network outage
S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
How this AP photographer captured a unique splash at the swimming worlds with an underwater camera
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Delays in promised Western military aid to Ukraine are costing lives, the defense minister says
MILAN FASHION PHOTOS: Feben, Rave Review promote looks for women of all shapes, ages and sizes
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Caribbean leaders meet with Haiti's prime minister. Foreign force deployment is on the agenda
What recession? Professional forecasters raise expectations for US economy in 2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Stock market today: Asian shares mostly decline, while Tokyo again touches a record high
AT&T will give $5 to customers hit by cellphone network outage

Philip Morris International (PM) Competitors

$91.56
+0.37 (+0.41%)
(As of 02/23/2024 08:53 PM ET)

PM vs. MO, BTI, UL, BUD, KOF, MDLZ, DEO, CL, MNST, and EL

Should you be buying Philip Morris International stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Philip Morris International include Altria Group (MO), British American Tobacco (BTI), Unilever (UL), Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD), Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF), Mondelez International (MDLZ), Diageo (DEO), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Monster Beverage (MNST), and Estée Lauder Companies (EL). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Philip Morris International vs.

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) and Altria Group (NYSE:MO) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, community ranking, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, media sentiment and institutional ownership.

Altria Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Philip Morris International. Altria Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Philip Morris International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Philip Morris International$84.58B1.68$7.81B$5.0218.24
Altria Group$24.48B2.97$8.13B$4.579.00

In the previous week, Altria Group had 6 more articles in the media than Philip Morris International. MarketBeat recorded 28 mentions for Altria Group and 22 mentions for Philip Morris International. Philip Morris International's average media sentiment score of 0.63 beat Altria Group's score of 0.57 indicating that Philip Morris International is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Philip Morris International
11 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Altria Group
10 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
14 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

79.7% of Philip Morris International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.9% of Altria Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Philip Morris International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Altria Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Philip Morris International presently has a consensus target price of $105.40, indicating a potential upside of 15.12%. Altria Group has a consensus target price of $47.22, indicating a potential upside of 14.81%. Given Philip Morris International's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Philip Morris International is more favorable than Altria Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Philip Morris International
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.56
Altria Group
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25

Altria Group received 57 more outperform votes than Philip Morris International when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 69.30% of users gave Altria Group an outperform vote while only 57.38% of users gave Philip Morris International an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Philip Morris InternationalOutperform Votes
785
57.38%
Underperform Votes
583
42.62%
Altria GroupOutperform Votes
842
69.30%
Underperform Votes
373
30.70%

Philip Morris International pays an annual dividend of $5.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.7%. Altria Group pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.5%. Philip Morris International pays out 103.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Altria Group pays out 85.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Altria Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Philip Morris International has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Altria Group has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Altria Group has a net margin of 33.21% compared to Philip Morris International's net margin of 8.53%. Philip Morris International's return on equity of -116.29% beat Altria Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Philip Morris International8.53% -116.29% 14.83%
Altria Group 33.21%-243.71%23.71%

Summary

Philip Morris International and Altria Group tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PM vs. The Competition

MetricPhilip Morris InternationalCigarettes IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$142.14B$28.31B$15.02B$17.39B
Dividend Yield5.68%5.57%3.05%3.57%
P/E Ratio18.246.7719.6524.66
Price / Sales1.682.92118.498.64
Price / Cash12.4411.1430.0017.56
Price / Book-15.064.446.375.73
Net Income$7.81B-$89.17M$551.35M$865.23M
7 Day Performance2.13%-3.41%3.39%0.81%
1 Month Performance0.78%-3.30%5.12%2.53%
1 Year Performance-7.12%-27.24%-0.48%5.99%

Philip Morris International Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MO
Altria Group
3.6085 of 5 stars
$40.25
+0.2%
$47.22
+17.3%
-12.8%$71.19B$24.48B8.816,300Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
BTI
British American Tobacco
2.0193 of 5 stars
$30.31
-0.6%
N/A-21.1%$74.47B$33.94B0.0046,000
UL
Unilever
1.5921 of 5 stars
$51.05
+0.7%
N/A+0.8%$127.63B$64.51B0.00148,000Positive News
BUD
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
3.8577 of 5 stars
$62.85
+1.0%
$73.38
+16.7%
+5.1%$109.18B$57.79B20.14166,632Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
KOF
Coca-Cola FEMSA
1.4034 of 5 stars
$100.33
-0.4%
$99.61
-0.7%
+35.7%$169.33B$242.07B18.0897,211Earnings Report
MDLZ
Mondelez International
4.6371 of 5 stars
$73.19
+1.7%
$81.37
+11.2%
+12.9%$99.60B$36.02B20.1691,000
DEO
Diageo
0.4379 of 5 stars
$150.30
+2.3%
$166.37
+10.7%
-13.2%$83.94B$21.42B0.0030,419News Coverage
CL
Colgate-Palmolive
4.6505 of 5 stars
$84.63
+1.4%
$86.93
+2.7%
+17.9%$69.68B$19.46B30.4434,000Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
MNST
Monster Beverage
4.399 of 5 stars
$55.40
+0.7%
$61.73
+11.4%
+9.2%$57.64B$6.31B37.315,296Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
EL
Estée Lauder Companies
4.641 of 5 stars
$145.11
-0.9%
$173.96
+19.9%
-38.2%$52.02B$15.91B111.6262,000

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This page (NYSE:PM) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff