British American Tobacco Stock – Philip Morris International Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Philip Morris International Inc.
inched 0.08% higher to $100.00 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.04% to 4,221.86 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.62% to 33,823.45. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Philip Morris International Inc. closed $0.95 below its 52-week high ($100.95), which the company reached on June 16th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Altria Group Inc.
fell 1.06% to $46.87, British American Tobacco PLC ADR
fell 0.77% to $39.70, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR
fell 0.48% to $22.65. Trading volume (6.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.3 M.