Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYS:PM) slumped 0.14% to $89.65 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.17% to 4,690.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.55% to 35,813.80. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Philip Morris International Inc. closed $16.86 below its 52-week high ($106.51), which the company reached on September 7th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Altria Group Inc. (NYS:MO) rose 0.57% to $44.24, British American Tobacco PLC ADR (NYS:BTI) rose 0.78% to $34.89, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR (OTC:IMBBY) rose 0.96% to $22.10. Trading volume (6.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.