British American Tobacco Stock – Philip Morris International Inc. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market
Shares of Philip Morris International Inc.
inched 0.54% higher to $97.90 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.88% to 4,229.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.52% to 34,756.39. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Philip Morris International Inc. closed $0.72 short of its 52-week high ($98.62), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Altria Group Inc.
fell 0.02% to $49.77, British American Tobacco PLC ADR
fell 0.08% to $39.05, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR
fell 0.13% to $23.03. Trading volume (4.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.