British American Tobacco Stock – Philip Morris International Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Philip Morris International Inc.
rose 1.32% to $98.84 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Philip Morris International Inc. closed $0.11 short of its 52-week high ($98.95), which the company achieved on June 8th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Altria Group Inc.
fell 0.76% to $49.76, British American Tobacco PLC ADR
fell 0.05% to $40.09, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR
fell 1.18% to $23.12. Trading volume (5.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.