Philip Morris International Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.85 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 12,
2013. Shareholders who purchased PM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that PM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PM was $91.62,
representing a -2.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $94.13 and
a 12.97% increase over the 52 week low of $81.10.
PM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as British American Tobacco p.l.c. (
) and Altria Group (
). PM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.18. Zacks Investment Research reports PM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.25%, compared to an
industry average of 9.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PM as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- iShares S&P Global Consumer Staples Sector Index Fund (
- iShares High Dividend Equity Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYK with an increase of
14.39% over the last 100 days. VDC has the highest percent
weighting of PM at 8.8%.