Analysts See $1.38 EPS for Philip Morris International Inc. (PM); Last Week Safeguard Scientifics, (SFE) Coverage

October 13, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

Analysts expect Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) to report $1.38 EPS on October, 19 before the open.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 10.40% from last quarter’s $1.25 EPS. PM’s profit would be $2.13B giving it 20.75 P/E if the $1.38 EPS is correct. After having $1.14 EPS previously, Philip Morris International Inc.’s analysts see 21.05% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $114.53. About shares traded. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Safeguard Scientifics had 3 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, July 21 the stock rating was initiated by Barrington Research with “Outperform”. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. See Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) latest ratings:

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 53 investors sold Philip Morris International Inc. shares while 558 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 421 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 0.43% less from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Chilton Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has 9,600 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Invesco Limited has 0.42% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 11.42 million shares. Daiwa Gp Inc owns 65,580 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Kings Point Mgmt invested in 1.65% or 60,506 shares. First Hawaiian State Bank holds 2,874 shares. Csu Producer holds 12,000 shares or 7% of its portfolio. Epoch Invest Prns, New York-based fund reported 2.54 million shares. Montag A Assocs invested in 16,242 shares or 0.21% of the stock. First Foundation holds 2.71% or 391,640 shares. Capital City Tru Fl holds 0.56% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 12,220 shares. Thompson Invest Mgmt Incorporated holds 2,347 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. The California-based Private Asset Management has invested 0.3% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Columbia Prtn L L C Invest owns 0.92% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 61,528 shares. Baker Ellis Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 2,460 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Cap Investors accumulated 1.98% or 12.64M shares.

Philip Morris International Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $176.80 billion. The Firm is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, other tobacco products and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside of the United States. It has a 25.37 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include European Union ; Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa (EEMA); Asia, and Latin America & Canada.

Among 19 analysts covering Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Philip Morris International had 39 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Vetr on Monday, August 24. As per Monday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. Jefferies maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Thursday, October 12 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by SBG Securities given on Friday, August 11. As per Friday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The rating was upgraded by Societe Generale to “Hold” on Thursday, April 21. Bank of America upgraded the shares of PM in report on Thursday, March 24 to “Buy” rating.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is engaged in providing capital to technology companies within the fields of healthcare, financial services and digital media. The company has market cap of $283.70 million. The Firm holds interest in companies, which it refers to as partner companies. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, the Company held interests in 29 non-consolidated partner companies.

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