Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Presents at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference
NEW YORK, Feb 17, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:
Philip Morris International Inc.'s (NYSE / Paris Euronext: PM) Chief
Financial Officer, Hermann Waldemer, addresses investors today at the
CAGNY Conference in Boca Raton, Florida.
The presentation and Q&A session are being webcast live, in a
listen-only mode, beginning at approximately 3:00 p.m. ET, at www.pmintl.com.
An archived copy of the webcast, together with presentation remarks and
slides, will be available on the same site.
Highlights of the presentation include a brief overview of Philip Morris
International's (PMI) 2008 results, the company's outlook for 2009 and
its strong commitment to shareholder returns. PMI also reaffirms its
forecast, announced on February 4, for 2009 full-year diluted earnings
per share to a range of $2.85 to $3.00, at the then prevailing exchange
rates, versus $3.32 in 2008. Excluding an adverse currency impact of
$0.80 per share, 2009 guidance is projected to increase by 10-14%.
The presentation may contain projections of future results and other
forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and
uncertainties and are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provisions of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
PMI is subject to other risks detailed from time to time in its publicly
filed documents, including the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the
period ended September 30, 2008. PMI cautions that the list of important
factors is not complete and does not undertake to update any
forward-looking statements that it may make.
About Philip Morris International
Philip Morris International (PMI) [NYSE / Euronext Paris: PM] is the
leading international tobacco company, with seven of the world's top 15
brands including Marlboro, the number one cigarette brand
worldwide. PMI has more than 75,000 employees and its products are sold
in over 160 countries. The Company held an estimated 15.6% share of the
international cigarette market outside of the United States in 2007. For
more information, see www.pmintl.com.
SOURCE: Philip Morris International Inc.
Investor Relations: Philip Morris International Inc. New York: +1 (917) 663 2233 Lausanne: +41 (0)58 242 4666 www.pmintl.com/investors
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