Philip Morris: The Stock You Hate To Love (NYSE: PM)


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Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) may not be ESG, but revenue and earnings are hard to ignore. That’s why Philip Morris is my chart of the day. I wanted to find a large cap that had strong upward price momentum, so I used Barchart to sort S&P 100 stocks by the most frequent number of new highs in the past month, then I I used the Flipchart feature to examine charts for steady price momentum. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 12/28, the stock has gained 8.38%.

Prime Minister Philip Morris

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“Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, other nicotine-containing products, smokeless products, and related electronic devices and accessories. The Company offers IQOS smokeless products , including heated tobacco and nicotine-containing vapor products under the brands HEETS, HEETS Creations, HEETS Dimensions, HEETS Marlboro, HEETS FROM MARLBORO, Marlboro Dimensions, Marlboro HeatSticks and Parliament HeatSticks, as well as licensed brands Fiit and Miix.It also sells its products under the brand names Marlboro, Parliament, Bond Street, Chesterfield, L&M, Lark and Philip Morris.In addition, the company owns various brands of cigarettes, such as Dji Sam Soe, Sampoerna A and Sampoerna U in Indonesia, and Fortune and Jackpot in the Philippines.markets and sells its products in the European Union, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Southeast, East Asia, Australia, Latin America and Canada. International Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, New York.” Yahoo Finance

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Histogram Technical Indicators:

  • 24% technical and bullish buy signals
  • 22.67+ Alpha weighted
  • Gain of 25.69% over the past year
  • Trend Spotter Buy Signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 17 new highs and an 8.86% rise last month
  • Relative Strength Index 71.84%
  • Technical support level at 100.93
  • Recently traded at 101.73 with a 50 day moving average of 93.54

Basic factors:

  • Market cap $160.95 billion
  • S/S 17.07
  • Dividend yield 4.84%
  • Revenue is expected to grow by 8.80% this year and another 3.10% next year
  • Revenue is expected to grow by 16.80% this year, another 5.30% next year and continue to grow at an annual rate of 11.03% over the next 5 years
  • Some Wall Street analysts have a price target as high as 130.00

Analysts and Investor Sentiment – I don’t buy stocks because everyone else is buying, but I realize that if big companies and investors sell a stock, it’s hard to make money against it. running :

  • Wall Street analysts issued 8 strong buy, 4 buy and 7 hold opinions on the stock
  • Individual investors following the action on Motley Fool voted 2,778 to 84 for the stock to beat the market, with more experienced investors voting 433 to 14 for the same result.
  • 118,070 investors are watching the stock on Seeking Alpha
  • Seeking Alpha gives the title a quantitative score of 4.16 out of 5

Factor Ratings

Conclusion

In this era of ESG investing, it’s hard for some people to invest in Sin stocks of tobacco, alcohol, fossil fuels and marijuana, but it’s hard to ignore strong revenue and earnings and PM has both plus a dividend yield on twice the 30-year Treasury.

Today’s bar chart highlights stocks that are experiencing exceptional appreciation in current prices. They are not intended to be buy recommendations as these stocks are extremely volatile and speculative. If you decide to add any of these stocks to your investment portfolio, it is strongly suggested that you follow a predetermined diversification and moving stop loss discipline that matches your personal investment risk tolerance and reassess your stop loss at least once a week.

Originally posted in Barchart.com

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