Philip Morris International Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 24, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.94 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PM stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 10.59% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $90.47, the dividend yield is 4.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PM was $90.47,
representing a -6.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.73 and
a 10.19% increase over the 52 week low of $82.10.
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 $5.15. Zacks Investment Research reports PM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.24%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
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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:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares High Dividend ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYK with an increase of
4.85% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting
of PM at 9.2%.